Group Executive for Jobs and Economic Growth
Thomas Lewand has been tasked with creating initiatives and opportunities that will put Detroiters to work and increase economic growth in the City. Previously, he was chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party and a partner at Bodman, PLC. Lewand is noted for his role in helping to negotiate the agreement between the City of Detroit, Wayne County and the Detroit Lions to build Ford Field. He has served on the boards of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Wayne County Economic Development Corporation.