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Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Chamber is governed by leaders in industry, government, education, and culture.  The Nominating Committee elects directors for three-year terms, with the option of one renewal.  The Board meets monthly to guide the strategy and activity of the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce, a 501c6 membership organization. Board commitment is instrumental in driving the organization forward.

Chair
Gary Neumann
General Manager,
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets

Vice Chair
Leslie Emmert-Buck, MD, PhD
CEO, Ophthalmologist
Capstone Vision

Secretary
Joscelyn A. Davis
President and CEO,
JADE Strategies, Inc.

Treasurer
John Sanchez
President & CEO,
John A. Sanchez & Company CPA's + Consultants

Past Chair
Peter Karsten, PhD
President,
Baker College of Auburn Hills

Scott Abbate
Vice President of Sales,
Hirotec America

Katie Ackert
President,
Branex Group

Kevin Grigg
Senior VP of PR,
Detroit Pistons

Donna Hanson, CPA
Managing Partner,
Auburn Hills Office,
Plante Moran

Dan Kelly
President & Attorney,
The Kelly Firm, PLC

Valerie Knol
State and Local Government Relations Manager
Stellantis

Smita Mehta
Director of Diversity,
Equity & Inclusion,
Faurecia North America

Bryan Messer
Regional Director of
Sales & Marketing
Aimbridge Hospitality

Thomas Tanghe
City Manager,
City of Auburn Hills

Chamber Trustees