Board of Directors & Staff

Eastern Market Partnership Board of Directors


Jason Grobbel - President, Grobbel's Corned Beef

Vice Chairman

Katy Trudeau - Executive Manager of Services & Infrastructure, City of Detroit


Drew Patrick - President, Skidmore Studio


Judith McNeely - Vice President of Corporate and Community Partnerships, Beaumont Hospital

Board Members

Janee Ayers - Councilmember, Detroit City Council

Hassan Bazzi - Director of Regional Opportunities, ACCESS

B.J. Belcoure - Amore da Roma

Jay Bonahoom - Wolverine Packing Co.

Kaiwan BowmanJobs & Economy Team, City of Detroit

Ron Brundidge - Director, Detroit Department of Public Works

Thomas Gordon - Resident, Eastern Market District

Armond Harris - Owner, Jab's Gym

Katrina Iott - Owner, Iott Ranch

Mark Kaltz - Owner, NW Kaltz & Sons Farms

Gabe Leland - Councilmember, Detroit City Council

Anne Parsons - Eastern Market Resident

Cindy Pasky - President, Strategic Staffing Solutions

Joe Spencer - Owner, Louisiana Creole Gumbo

Sandra Yu Stahl - Deputy Director, General Services City of Detroit

Joni Thrower-Davis Owner, McDonald's


Daniel S. Carmody - President, Eastern Market Partnership

Reuben Munday - Corporation Counsel, Lewis & Munday

Eastern Market Partnership Staff

Doshia Barton - Director of Administration

Patrice Brown - Food Access Manager

Dan Carmody - President

Darius Dawson - CSS & Operations Manager

Ryan Dinkgrave - Senior Grants Manager

Erin Gaiser - Chief Marketing Officer

Anika-Kafi Summers - Entrepreneurship & Education Director

Nicole Hellar - Food Access Coordinator

Caroline MichniakGrow Eastern Market Program Manager

Julie Monahan - Senior Accountant

Sam Morykwas - Marketing Manager

Christine Quane - Regional Food Hub Director

Tracy Rivard - Chief Development Officer

Jim Sutherland - Director of Markets

Lonni Thomas - Sunday Street Market Manager

Melissa Thomas - Events Manager

David TobarPresident, Eastern Market Development Corporation

Emma Velasco - Chief Operating Officer

Sal Zavala - Financial Services Director