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

Scott DeMeester, Treasurer

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Market Executive

Ping Liang, Secretary

AlphaMax Advisors, Managing Director

Kristina Munsters, Member at Large

Warner Norcross + Judd, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Attorney


Kerry Brozyna

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

Brent Case

The Right Place, Vice President,

Business Attraction

Thomas Cook

Steelcase, General Manager,

Global Seating


Jennifer Dakoske 

Charter Capital Partners, Director, Mergers and Acquisitions

Chris Hickmann
BDO, Audit Partner

Frances Hogsten

Haworth, Vice President, Global Supply Chain






Kevin Jeakle

Deloitte Tax LLP, Managing Partner

Diana Lawson

Seidman College of Business, GVSU, Dean

Michael McNinch
Fifth Third Bank,

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management 

Ingrid Nelson 

Realtor, Ingrid Nelson Realty Group

Eric Post

Varnum LLP, Partner


Paul Quinn
JP Morgan Chase,
Executive Director

Bob Roth

RoMan Manufacturing, President & CEO

Ingrid Shane

UFP Industries, Director of Employment Practices

James Ward

Supply Chain Solutions, President

Sungjin Yoo

Ottawa Avenue Private Capital, In-house Counsel

Cameron Young

Behler-Young, Digital Marketing Specialist