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WJR RISING STARS | ANGIE PERKINS

WJR RISING STARS | ANGIE PERKINS

  Angie Perkins is the Associate Relationship Manager, AVP for PNC Financial Services Group and has shared responsibilities in treasury Management for public finance coupled with credit support for the Detroit Commercial Team. She is also an active participant and demonstrates dedication in attracting and retaining diverse talent as a member of PNC’s Treasury Management Diversity and…

WJR RISING STARS | ALEX GOLDSMITH

Alex Goldsmith is the Executive Director for New City Kids Detroit and has recently launched the new location in response to the challenges that kids were facing at home, socially, and academically as a result of the pandemic. While many other youth service organizations had to close their doors this year, Alex and his team built momentum and…

PURE MICHIGAN AG TOUR | 2021 PODCAST ARCHIVE

August 5, 2021 ~ National Blueberry Festival director Kiley Tippman and Executive Director of the South Haven Chamber of Commerce Kathy Wagaman talk with Guy Gordon on the 2021 Pure Michigan AG Tour. August 5, 2021 ~ Carl Bednarski, president of Michigan Farm Bureau, talks with Guy Gordon on the 2021 Pure Michigan AG Tour…

WJR RISING STARS | KATIE GANDY

WJR RISING STARS | KATIE GANDY

Katie Gandy is the Senior Community Engagement Specialist for Barton Malow and has been an integral part in working with clients and community stakeholders to increase transparency and inclusion for the neighborhoods her organization builds. She also supports programs like Barton Malow’s Boot Camp, a six-week program that provides a workforce that mirrors the diverse communities…

WJR RISING STARS | ADELAIDE PASCARIS

Adelaide Pascaris is the Senior Manager of Local and Community Affairs for ITC Holdings Corp. and implements organizational strategy in the southeastern Michigan region and enhances relationships with area communities and local government groups and officials. She also oversees partnerships with charitable organizations, has held positions in information technology, and is a certified project management professional.…

WJR RISING STARS | LESTER BOOKER JR.

Lester Booker Jr. is the Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Communications at Citizens Financial Group, Inc. and is responsible for creating an integrated, enterprise-wide approach to DE&I Communications. In addition to this, Lester leads the Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Communications efforts to showcase his company’s commitment to diversity in a meaningful way, which…

WJR RISING STARS | ANDREA TRUDEAU

WJR RISING STARS | ANDREA TRUDEAU

Andrea Trudeau is the Event Services Director at Detroit Auto Dealers Association, and handles the job with firmness, political savvy, and diplomacy as needed. Working with all types of parties and groups, Andrea designs the floor planning and layouts for auto shows, as well as traveling all over the world to meet with suppliers and auto…

Cam Davis Wins Rocket Mortgage Classic

Cam Davis Wins Rocket Mortgage Classic

Photo:  Chris Lipford / WJR DETROIT, July 4, 2021 ~ In a tight horserace to the end, Australia’s Cam Davis pulled out the win Sunday at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, clinching his first ever PGA title. Victory came after five sudden death holes, with Chile’s Joaquin Niemann dropping after one, and American Troy Merritt persisting through five.…

WJR RISING STARS | SARAH ZIGILA

WJR RISING STARS | SARAH ZIGILA

Sarah Zigila is the Vice President of Operations and Partnerships at Orbis Holding Group, and she is a force to be reckoned with! As a professional trainer and human resources expert, her enthusiasm, energy, and drive are contagious, and she uplifts those that are around her. Sarah impacts her industry by facilitating courageous conversations about…

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