Reflecting a years-long commitment to supporting the region’s efforts in talent attraction and retention, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the hiring of Sarah Bakken to the newly created position of Talent Development Manager. In her position, Bakken will responsible for coordination and communication between ATHENA WIN board, ATHENA Powerlink board, ATHENA Leadership Award, Leadership Lansing, Diversity Equity and Inclusion strategies and the Lansing Chamber events, membership and marketing teams, while interfacing with the Lansing business community.
Jamilla Thompson, partner, Business Consulting, at EY, appointed chair of TechTown’s Executive Committee
TechTown Detroit has elected eight new talented business and community leaders to its Board of Directors for three-year terms. In addition, Jamilla Thompson, partner, Business Consulting, at EY, was appointed to another one-year term as the chair of TechTown’s Executive Committee.