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Khalilah Gaston

Khalilah Gaston is the Executive Director of Vanguard Community Development Coporation. The Vanguard mission is to facilitate the revitalization of the physical, social, and economic fabric of the North End and to increase expectations and expand the possibilities envisioned for the neighborhood after decades of disinvestment.

Paul Savage

Paul Savage is CEO of Nextek Power Systems, which makes and sells DC microgrid systems.

Dan Pitera

Dan Pitera is the director of The Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a multi-disciplinary, nonprofit architecture and urban design firm at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture dedicated to creating sustainable spaces and communities through quality design and the collaborative process.

Jay Rayford

Jay Rayford is the co-founder of Social Sushi Detroit, a unique social catering company created to impact Detroit by way of fundraising and networking events.

Jeanette Pierce

Jeanette Pierce is the co-founder of and Director of Community Relations for D:hive, a major access point for information, contacts, and connections about things happening the city.

Raquel Castaneda-Lopez

Raquel Castaneda-Lopez is the first person ever to represent District Six on Detroit City Council, and she is the first Latina ever elected to Detroit City Council.

Leslie Smith

Leslie Smith is President and CEO of TechTown, Detroit’s business growth center.

Sarida Scott Montgomery

Sarida Scott Montgomery is the Executive Director of Community Development Advocates of Detroit, the trade association for community development and neighborhood improvement organizations, working to support them through technical assistance, information, public policy advocacy and capacity building.

Jon Koller

Jon Koller is president of Friends of Spaulding Court, a historic twenty unit North Corktown complex that is transforming into a community asset. 

Steve Kahn

Steve Kahn is the founder of WSU's Math Corps, which stands on the belief that all children have a unique and special greatness within them, and that through hard work, a commitment to excellence, and a dedication to learning, combined with the support of a caring community, this greatness can be realized. It is the mission of the WSU Math Corps, using Mathematics as its tool, to help as many children in Detroit as possible realize their own particular greatness.

Asia Newson

Asia Newson is Detroit’s Youngest Entrepreneur, making and selling candles under the name Super Business Girl

Joe Rashid

Joe Rashid is the Outreach Director for Restore the 'Moor, a community-driven plan that is being developed by and for community members in Brightmoor.

Rachel Lutz

Rachel Lutz is the owner of Peacock Room, a women's apparel and accessory boutique, and Emerald, a gift shop and men's haberdashery, both inside the Park Shelton in Midtown.

Riet Schumack

Riet Schumack is one of the co-founders of Neighbors Building Brightmoor, a non-profit organization composed of a group of neighbors "dedicated to mobilizing, equipping, and helping each other to create a beautiful, healthy and sustainable community for ourselves and our children."

Kyle Smitley

Kyle Smitley is the founder and Executive Director of the Detroit Achievement Academy, a brand-new nonprofit charter school in Grandmont-Rosedale.
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