GVSU Huntington lecture features Doug Rothwell

Doug Rothwell
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The Huntington Breakfast Lecture on March 21 will feature Doug Rothwell, president of Business Leaders for Michigan and former CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Rothwell’s talk “From Turning Around to Growing a New Michigan” is sponsored by Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. The event is free and open to the public.

Doug Rothwell
Wednesday, March 21
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8-9 a.m. Lecture
Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Center
GVSU Pew Grand Rapids Campus


Rothwell is the first president and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan, formed in 2009 by uniting Detroit Renaissance and the Michigan Business Leadership Council. During his tenure as president of Detroit Renaissance, he led the development of the region’s first economic growth strategy — the Road to Renaissance — which raised more than $70 million in investments.

Prior to joining Detroit Renaissance, Rothwell served as executive director of Worldwide Real Estate for General Motors. He also founded and served as president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Grand Valley’s Seidman College of Business at (616) 331-7100.