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BLM Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability

Monday, April 17th, 2017


Radisson Hotel, Lansing

111 N Grand Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

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BLM Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability Highlights

Highlights from the Business Leaders for Michigan Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability.

Michigan’s State Policy Makers Share Their Perspectives

Elected officials share their perspectives and offer viable actions to ensure Michigan's long-term fiscal stability.
Nick Khouri, State Treasurer, State of Michigan
Arlan Meekhof, Majority Leader, Michigan State Senate
Sam Singh, Democratic Leader, Michigan House of Representatives
Curtis Hertel, Jr., State Senator, Michigan State Senate
Thomas Albert, State Representative, Michigan House of Representatives
Moderator: Christy McDonald, MiWeek Anchor, Detroit Public Television

Fiscal Best Practices

Experts share what it takes to move best practices from concept to reality, and the downside of not adopting fiscal reforms.
John Nixon, Vice President for Administrative Services, University of Utah and former State Budget Director for Michigan and Utah
Kara Millonzi, Associate Professor of Public Law and Government, University of North Carolina
David Walker, Senior Strategic Advisor for the Global Public Sector Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Moderator: John Bebow, President and CEO, The Center for Michigan

Securing a Stable Future for Michigan

A panel discussion on strategies for working proactively to ensure state and local governments are effective and fiscally sound.
Jeff Guilfoyle, Vice President, Public Sector Consultants
Anthony Minghine, Associate Executive Director & COO, Michigan Municipal League
Robert Zahradnik, Director, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Moderator: Christy McDonald, MiWeek Anchor, Detroit Public Television

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in being an event sponsor? If so, please contact Jennifer Hayes at 313-259-5400 or via email.

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