Leadership Volunteers

Our Officers

James M. Nicholson
Chairman of the Board
President & CEO, PVS Chemicals, Inc.

Michael E. McInerney
Vice Chairman
Principal, MEM Investments, LLC

David J. Allen
Vice Chairman
Judge, Wayne County Circuit Court

Steven E. Kurmas
Vice Chairman
President & COO, DTE Energy

Arthur J. Kubert
Treasurer
CFO, Lakeview Capital Inc.

Scott Landry
Secretary
President & CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Executive Committee

  • William P. Baer
    Chairman & CEO, The Crown Group, Inc.
  • Paul M. Balas
    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Evelyn Caise
    President, Caise & Associates
  • John C. Carter
    President, Michigan Middle Market, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Mary E. Corrado
    President & CEO, American Society of Employers
  • Matthew P. Cullen
    CEO, Rock Ventures LLC
  • Ronald A. Deneweth
    President, Deneweth Dugan & Parfitt PC
  • Jay D. Farner
    President & CMO, Quicken Loans
  • Marita S. Grobbel
    C-Level Business Executive Services
  • Sandra M. Hermanoff
    CEO/President, Hermanoff Public Relations
  • Larry L. Johnson
    President, May’s Ridge Enterprises, Inc.
  • Kyle C. Kerbawy
    Managing Member, BKS Associates
  • Brad M. Kreiner
    Branch Chair, Birmingham Family YMCA
    CFP, AEP, Managing Partner, Kreiner Financial Network
  • Ben C. Maibach, III
    Vice Chairman & Chief Community Officer, Barton-Malow Company
  • Carl Rashid, Jr.
    Member, Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • Paula M. Roman
    Senior Vice President, PNC Bank
  • Bernard B. Silverstone
    Chairman & CEO, Ford Motor Credit Company
  • Alan D. Whitman
    CPA, CEO-elect, Baker Tilly

Members at Large

  • Kathy Amerman
    Branch Chair, Carls Family YMCA
    Retired Engineer, General Motors
  • Sabah Ammouri
    President & CEO, ATM of America, Inc.
  • John Athanas
    Partner, Deloitte
  • Daniel J. Bretz
    Partner, Clark Hill, PLC
  • Jeanne Carlson
    Retired President & CEO, Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Anthony P. Cracchiolo
    Member, Bodman PLC
  • Ahmad M. Ezzeddine, Ph.D.
    Associate Vice President, Educational Outreach and International Programs, Wayne State University
  • Burton D. Farbman
    Chairman, The Farbman Group, Inc.
  • Raymond L. Finocchio
    Retired Vice President of Regional Sales, PPG Industries
  • Gary Forhan
    Branch Chair, YMCA Camping Services
    Product Management, Flagstar Bank
  • Wendy L. Foss
    Retired, VP Controller & CAO, Lear Corporation
  • Jason Freeman
    Branch Chair, South Oakland Family YMCA
    Client Executive, Hyland Group, Inc.
  • Ronald J. Gantner
    Partner, Plante Moran Cresa
  • Eric Huffman
    Owner/Operator, State Farm Insurance Company
  • Lawrence Kearney, Jr.
    Branch Chair, Downriver Family YMCA
    Financial Advisor, Riverside Financial Advisors, Inc.
  • Pete Kowalski
    Vice President/DOS, CBS Radio Detroit
    Station Manager WWJ News Radio 950
  • Robert W. Kruse, III
    Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Edward J. (Chip) Miller
    Vice Chairman, Invest Detroit
  • James B. Nicholson
    Chairman, PVS Chemicals, Inc.
  • Bryon S. Niekamp
    SAP Alliance Leader/Advertising Services, Ernst & Young (EY)
  • Arthur A. Nitzsche
    AAN Company, Inc.
  • Karen O’Donoghue
    Partner, Taktix Solutions
  • Rich Potchynok
    Branch Chair, Livonia Family YMCA
  • Brian D. Rich
    Branch Chair, Farmington Family YMCA
    Attorney, Law Offices of Brian D. Rich
  • Scott Russell
    Branch Chair, Plymouth Family YMCA
    Business Analyst, Ford Motor Credit Company
  • Caroline L. Sanders
    Branch Chair, Metro Youth YMCA
    Regional Manager of Extended Programs, Eastern Michigan University Detroit Campus
  • Sara L. Sanger
    Branch Chair, North Oakland Family YMCA
    Manager of Marketing and Customer Service, ShipCarsNow
  • Tom Schumm
    Branch Chair, Livingston County
    Financial Advisor, Ameriprise
  • Raymond Scruggs
    Managing Director, KPMG, LLP
  • Renee Stephens
    Vice President, U.S. Auto Quality, J.D. Power
  • Benjamin L. Smith, III
    Principal, Summit Commercial Creative Real Estate Solutions
  • Jeff Terrill
    Branch Chair, Boll Family YMCA
    Senior Vice President, Citizens bank
  • Antonio Trivelloni
    Branch Chair, Macomb Family YMCA
    Principal, Trivelloni Asset Management
  • Jennifer A. VanHorn
    Global Vice President Human Resources, Henniges Automotive – World Headquarters
  • Gail Bernard von Staden
    Principal, von Staden Architect, LLC
  • Susan M. Webb
    Retired President & CEO, Jervis B. Webb Company

Non-Metropolitan Board Members
serving on committees of the Metropolitan YMCA Board

  • Richard Aginian
    Retired President, Hometown Communications Network
  • Rick Bartlette
  • Dennis Dust
    Facility Planner, Worldwide Facilities
  • John Gartner
    Architect, Gardner & Associates Architects
  • Gregory C. Hamilton
    Owner, Hamilton & Associates
  • Mike Heatley
  • Clare Kabel
  • Darrell A. Kennedy
    PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Mike Kollver
    Netarx at Lear Corporation
  • Jennifer Konarske
    Client Service Executive Wellness Coordinator, Ford Motor Company
  • Gary Marowske
    Flame Furnace
  • Kim McAuliffe
    EAP Consultant
  • Pamela Melvin
    Lear Corporation
  • Kevin Morin
  • Nancy A. Peters
  • Kevin M Prather
    CPA, MBA, Partner, Baker Tilly
  • Robert Roy, Jr.
    HB Stubbs Companies
  • Ken Rutyna
    Knight Technologies
  • Reid S. Thebault
    Executive Consultant
    Retired President & CEO YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
  • Jennifer L. Village
    Risk Assurance Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

YMCA Foundation
a Michigan Nonprofit Corporation supporting the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Officers

Brad M. Kreiner
Chairman
CFP, AEP, Managing Partner, Kreiner Financial Network

Scott A. Landry
President
President & CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Michelle Kotas
Treasurer
Senior Vice President/CFO, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Latitia McCree
Secretary
Senior Vice President/CDO, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Members at Large

  • Richard Aginian
    Retired President, Hometown Communications Network
  • John C. Carter
    President, Michigan Middle Market, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
  • Anthony P. Cracchiolo
    Member, Bodman PLC
  • Wendy L. Foss
    Retired, VP Controller & CAO, Lear Corporation
  • Marita S. Grobbel
    C-Level Business Executive Services
  • Gregory C. Hamilton
    Owner, Hamilton & Associates
  • Larry L. Johnson
    President, May’s Ridge Enterprises, Inc.
  • Michael E. McInerney
    Principal, MEM Investments, LLC
  • Reid S. Thebault
    Executive Consultant
    Retired President & CEO YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

Leadership Staff

Our Officers

Scott Landry

Scott Landry
President and CEO

Scott Walters

Scott Walters
Executive Vice President/COO

Michelle Kotas

Michelle Kotas
Senior Vice President/CFO

Latitia McCree

Latitia McCree
Senior Vice President of Mission Resources/CDO

Lorie-Uranga

Lorie Uranga
Senior Vice President of Properties and Purchasing

Alison Bailey

Alison Bailey
Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Darcie West

Darcie West
Senior Vice President of Association Business Systems

Chad Creekmore

Chad Creekmore
Vice President of Membership and Marketing

Lynette Simmons

Lynette Simmons
Vice President of Mission Resources

Lisa Mullin

Lisa Mullin
Vice President of Finance/Controller

Branch Leadership

Sue Smith
Birmingham Family YMCA Executive Director

Kris Stimac

Kristofer Stimac
Boll Family YMCA Executive Director

Bart Reed

Doreen Durandetto
District Vice President,
Carls Family YMCA Executive Director

Jeff McIntyre
Downriver Family YMCA Executive Director

Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson
Farmington Family YMCA Executive Director

Tina Quirk

Tina Quirk
Lakeshore Family YMCA Operations Director

Brian Wolverton

Brian Wolverton
Livonia Family YMCA Executive Director

Steven Krankota
Macomb Family YMCA Associate Executive Director

Chris King

Rheanne Suszek
North Oakland Family YMCA Executive Director

Sage Hegdal

Sage Hegdal
Plymouth Family YMCA Executive Director

John Harris

Chris King
South Oakland Family YMCA Executive Director

Ryan Mertz

Ryan Mertz
YMCA Camp Ohiyesa Executive Director
YMCA Camp Nissokone Executive Director

Margaret Edwartowski

Margaret Edwartowski
Y Arts Director

Terri Mial

Terri Mial
Vice President of Youth Development & Outreach