World Affairs Council
of Western Michigan 

Board of Directors
Executive Committee

Jennifer Tyler, President

Dematic, Director, Integrated Business Planning

Cary Justice, Vice President

Amway, VP, Global Public Policy & Gov't Affairs

Guk Keong Low, Treasurer

Byrne Electrical Specialists, CFO

Ping Liang, Secretary

AlphaMax Advisors, Managing Director

Kristina Araya, Member at Large

Warner Norcross + Judd, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Attorney

Scott DeMeester, Member at Large
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Market Executive


Kerry Brozyna

Wolverine Worldwide, Vice President and General Manager, Wolverine leathers and material sourcing

Brent Case

The Right Place, Vice President,

Business Attraction


Jennifer Dakoske 

Charter Capital Partners, Director, Mergers and Acquisitions

Meghan Harsevoort
Fifth Third Bank,

Wealth Management Advisor

Chris Hickmann
BDO, Audit Partner






Frances Hogsten

Haworth, Vice President, Global Supply Chain

Kevin Jeakle

Deloitte Tax LLP, Tax Partner

Diana Lawson

Seidman College of Business, GVSU, Dean

Ingrid Nelson 

Realtor, Ingrid Nelson Realty Group

Paul Quinn
JP Morgan Chase,
Executive Director

Bob Roth

RoMan Manufacturing, President & CEO


Ingrid Shane

UFP Industries, Director of Employment Practices

Adnoris "Bo" Torres
Latinx Consultant

James Ward

Supply Chain Solutions, President

Kurt Yost

Varnum, Partner

Sungjin Yoo

Ottawa Avenue Private Capital, In-house Counsel

Cameron Young

Behler-Young, Digital Marketing Specialist