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Doug Rothwell

Doug Rothwell has worked as an executive in the public, private and non-profit sectors. For the past decade, he’s led Business Leaders for Michigan – the state’s business roundtable. He’s served four Governors, including as Delaware’s Chief of Staff, President of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and chair of Governor Rick Snyder’s transition team. In the business world, he managed General Motors’ 400 million square foot global real estate portfolio and was the CAO at Bank of America’s credit card subsidiary.

Doug chairs the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the American Center for Mobility and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Board of Visitors. He serves on the Board of Advisors for UNC athletics, the UNC Chancellor’s Philanthropic Council, the Board of Directors of ITC Holdings and the management board of the Renaissance Venture Capital Fund.

 

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It’s Time to Get Down to Business

Jan 20, 2018

The Amazon decision should rally us to work harder, much harder, to produce the talent we need to create good jobs. ...

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A New Year with New Opportunities to Grow

Jan 12, 2018

In 2018, BLM will be working to codify into law the practices that have been used to strengthen Michigan's fiscal position. We will continue to emphasize the importance of producing the talent we need...

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Joint Letter to Gov. Snyder on Maintaining K-12 Standards & Assessments

Dec 6, 2017

View a copy of a December 5, 2017  letter sent to Governor Rick Snyder from Business Leaders for Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber and the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce expressing strong opp...

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