OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – 54 professionals representing a wide variety of organizations from throughout Southeast Michigan region recently graduated Leadership Oakland’s nine-month long leadership development program, Cornerstone. The graduates of its 2018-2019 class were recognized in a ceremony at Fieldstone Golf Club in Auburn Hills.
Members of this year’s class are as follows:

Susan Abood
DTE Energy

Cheryl Boodram
Chief Financial Credit Union

Therese Boyle
Health Alliance Plan

Julia Brim
Flagstar Bank

Tamela Brown-Williams
Oakland Schools

Michael Bryson
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Lauren Burgett
Beaumont Health

Michelle Cantor
Volar Consulting

Ian Caullay
Oakland University

Rebecca Chamberlain-Creanga
The Kresge Foundation

Lisa Chorazyczewski
Wilshire Benefits Group

Ryan Cram
Oakland County

Anne Cron
Birmingham Public Schools

Kim Davis
Oakland Community College

Keegan DeBoer
Plante Moran

Julie Fitzgerald
Community Housing Network

Jennifer Floyd
Oakland Community Health Network

Shenise Foote-Vann
Alzheimer’s Association- Greater Michigan Chapter

Christine Fox
Beaumont Health

Nicole Gastelewicz
Consumers Energy

Katie Groves
Child Safe Michigan/Judson Center

Gary Haack
Priority Health

Waseem Hammoud
Oakland Schools

Haley Hansen
Oakland County Board of Commissioners

Monique Harlan
Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union

Chris Harpenau
Henkel Corporation

Kevin Hartig
Innovative Ear and Hearing Inc.

Illana Hearshen
Health Alliance Plan

Cindy Hecht
DTE Energy

Maria Hernandez
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

Charan Irukulla
Health Alliance Plan

Johnna Jenkins
Beaumont Health

Jordie Kramer
Oakland County

Jason Machasic
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Dustin McClellan
Pontiac Community Foundation

Chaunda Nash
Oakland County

Katherine Pacynski
The Dobrusin Law Firm, P.C.

Scott Petz
Dickinson Wright, PLLC

Kathleen Pieroni
Baker College

Erin Quetell
City of Ferndale

Jeffrey Quinn
Oakland County

Adam Ratliff
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

Molly Reeser
Camp Casey

Joshua Sanderson
DTE Energy

Brad Seitzinger
Northwestern Mutual

Victoria Shah
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Roger Sovis
EEI Global

Ashley Stokes
Easterseals Michigan

Pamala Strzalkowski
Oakland County

Melissa Thrasher
Beaumont Health

Jim Townsend
Butzel Long P.C.

Jennifer Van Cleve
Oakland Community Health Network

Maria Willett
City of Rochester Hills

Kimberly Wyman
Children’s Author & Illustrator

Sponsors for the 2018-2019 Leadership Oakland Cornerstone Program included Baker College, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, HAP, DTE Energy Foundation, Ascension Providence, Oakland County, L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Credit Union, City of Rochester Hills, Neighborhood House, Waste Management, Beaumont, Fox Run, Butzel Long, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center and Crossroads for Youth.

About Leadership Oakland
Established in 1990, Leadership Oakland is a 501 (c)(3) organization focused on business and community leadership development. The organization provides a nine-month Cornerstone Program to participants from businesses, organizations, and governmental agencies that are selected based on an application process. Leadership Oakland graduates are key business and community leaders serving as catalysts on boards of various organizations throughout the region.