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Meet the Team

The Local First program is led by the People First Economy team. This group of passionate individuals works to create quality resources, engaging campaigns, and innovative solutions. 

Hanna Schulze

Kathleen Roark
Director of Engagement

Alice Jasper
Program Director

Mieke Stoub
Marketing Director

Katherine Jandernoa
Business Development Manager

Victoria Munro
Community Engagement Manager

Emmanuel Ibarra 
Impact Coordinator

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Board of Directors

Doris Drain, Co-Chair | United Bank of Michigan

Christine Lindeman, Co-Chair | Sytsma Wealth Strategies

CJ Schneider, Secretary | Miller Johnson

Jason Wheeler, Treasurer | Wheeler Development Group / PURE Real Estate Management

Trevor Corlett | Madcap Coffee

Tarra Davis | Daddy Pete’s BBQ

Seth Getz | Business Mastery

Gary Glass | Silver Lining Computer Services

Tammy Karas | United Bank of Michigan

Kyama Kitavi | Fair Food Network

Milinda Ysasi | GROW

Meet the Team