Board of Directors & Staff

Eastern Market Corporation Board of Directors


Arthur Jemison City of Detroit, Mayor's Office

Vice Chairman

Jason Grobbel - Grobbel's Corned Beef


Drew Patrick - Skidmore Studio


Shannon Byrne - Slow Jams

Board Members

Jan Anderson - Director, Detroit Recreation Department

Janee Ayers - Councilmember, Detroit City Council

Hassan Bazzi - Arab American Center for Economic and Social Justice

B.J. Belcoure - Property Owner

Jay Bonahoom - Wolverine Packing Co.

Ron Brundidge - Director, Detroit Department of Public Works

Thomas Gordon - Appirio

Jason Hall - Founder, Slow Roll Detroit

Katrina Iott - Owner, Iott Ranch

Mark Kaltz - NW Kaltz & Sons Farms

Gabe Leland - Councilmember, Detroit City Council

Judith McNeely - Vice President of Corporate & Community Partnerships, Beaumont Health

Anne Parsons - Eastern Market Resident

Cindy Pasky - Strategic Staffing Solutions

Ariel Simon - Chief Program & Strategy Officer, Kresge Foundation

Joe Spencer - Owner, Louisiana Creole Gumbo

Matthew Walters - City of Detroit, Mayor's Office


Daniel S. Carmody - President, Eastern Market Corporation

Reuben Munday - Corporation Counsel, Lewis & Munday

Eastern Market Corporation 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

Shelby Holmes - Fresh Rx Coordinator

Caroline MichniakGrow Eastern Market Program Manager

Julie Monahan - Senior Accountant

Sam Morykwas - Marketing Manager

Stathis Pauls - Detroit Community Market Coordinator

Belmin Pinjic - Senior Analyst & Workforce 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

Katie Wallace - Development Associate

Markeisha Wesley - Assistant Kitchen Manager

Sal Zavala - Financial Services Director