Longtime Dearborn resident and community leader. Served as local newspaper editor and city official before two stints in Lansing as an economic development executive under Governors Granholm and Blanchard. Twenty years in Chrysler Governemt Affirs. Now retired but working part-time a a consultant for UM-Dearborn and the law firm of Clark Hill. Serving on numerous boards, including Detroit Wayne County Port Authority and Wayne County Building Authority.