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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
Program Coordinator for Local First

Emmanuel Ibarra 
Impact Coordinator for Good For Michigan

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Board of Directors

Local First

Trevor Corlett, Chair | Madcap Coffee

CJ Schneider, Secretary | Miller Johnson

Jason Wheeler, Treasurer | PURE Real Estate Management

Tarra Davis | Daddy Pete's BBQ

Seth Getz | Business Mastery

Christine Lindeman | Sytsma Wealth Strategies

Local First Educational Foundation

Doris Drain, Chair | United Bank of Michigan

CJ Schneider, Secretary | Miller Johnson

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

Gary Glass | Silver Lining Computer Services

Kyama Kitavi | Fair Food Network

Milinda Ysasi | GROW

Meet the Team