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|Monday, March 12, 2012
Michigan Israel Business Bridge Announces Advisory Council
|BLOOMFIELD HILLS - Michigan Israel Business Bridge President Chuck Newman announced members of the newly formed MIBB Advisory Council, composed of leaders from Michigan and Israel who will serve as ambassadors and counselors for the organization.
The group was chosen for their ability to assist the MIBB in its mission to
promote business development between Michigan and Israel.
I am very pleased that we have been able to attract this important and accomplished group of business people to our organization, said Newman. This group brings a new level of expertise and thinking to the current and future work of the Michigan Israel Business Bridge.
The members of the Advisory Board are as follows:
Yariv Becher- Consul for Economic Affairs, The Government of Israel Economic Mission-
James Bellinson - CEO of Riverstone Communities, LLC
Richard Blouse- President & CEO at Global Perspectives, LLC
Mark Brucki - Executive Director of Economic Development and Government Relations,
Lawrence Technological University
Dr. Louis Cannon Founder & CEO, BioStar Ventures
Dwight Carlson - Founder, Chairman and CEO of Coherix
Stephen Cassin - Executive Director at Macomb County Planning & Economic
Debbie Dingel President of D2 Strategies
Scott Eisenberg - Managing Partner of Amherst Partners
Ralph Gerson - Executive Vice President Guardian Industries
Gil Golan Director GM Advanced Technical Center Israel
Dale Grogan Managing Director, Michigan Accelerator Fund I
Ralph Harris President and CEO of Decade Products at Cascade Engineering Inc.
Brian Hermelin Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners and Rockbridge Growth
Alon Kaufman - Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of HoMedics
Scott Kaufman Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Birgit M. Klohs President & CEO of The Right Place, Inc.
Maureen Donohue Krauss Vice President, Business Attraction at the Detroit Regional
Dr. Richard Krugel Orthopedic Surgeon with Wayne State University Physicians Group
Author: Staff Writer