The Schoolcraft College Foundation is pleased to announce two key community leaders and members of its Board of Governors as the co-chairs for Vision 2025: John Walsh and Marina Shoemaker. In their roles, they will lead the college’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign.
Walsh is President and CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association. He previously served as President of the Downtown Detroit Partnership and State Budget Director for Michigan, Director of Strategic Policy for Governor Rick Snyder, and three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Shoemaker is the Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategies for General Motors. She previously held various executive roles at GM, including National Director, Dealer Development and National Director, Women’s Retail Network. Shoemaker has also lent her expertise to help incorporate a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) component into Schoolcraft’s second year of the STARS (Scholars Taking Off Academically & Rising to Success) leadership program.
“With a goal of raising $10 million by 2025, leadership is critical to Vision 2025’s success,” said Dawn Dyer Magretta, executive director of the Schoolcraft College Foundation. “We are honored that John and Marina have stepped into the co-chair roles. Together with other volunteer members, faculty, staff, and so many generous donors, we will have a significant, lasting impact on the college.”
Vision 2025 will create life-changing opportunities for students facing a rapidly changing future. With help from donors and partners, the college will transform education while engaging, inspiring, and transforming the lives of students, the community, and the economy.
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