Board of Directors

Michael VanMeter

Chair

Managing Partner of Van Meter Associates, a Chicago-based investment advisory offering individual portfolio management services to individuals and small to mid-market institutional clients.

Richard Heriford

Vice Chair

President of Landscape Forms, a Kalamazoo-based company which is well positioned as the Global Premium Brand of Site Furniture, Lighting and Accessories. Landscape Forms has recently won the Wall Street Journal Award for Best Small Companies and has frequently been nominated for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.

Patsy Ramsey

Treasurer

A recently retired accountant who spent her career in Arkansas, Texas, and Michigan with The Dow Chemical Company.  Before retiring and relocating to Saugatuck in late 2013, she served as Director of External and Corporate Reporting for Dow and was a member of Financial Executives International.

Jason Pasatta

Secretary

Development Director for Career and Technical Education in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD) which serves 55,000 public and non-public school students. Jason has developed and champions the FuturePREP Program, an initiative that connects education, business, and the community to provide relevant learning options for both educators and students.

Mary Kay Baker

A recently retired as Executive Director of Family Promise of Grand Rapids, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals in a housing crisis.

Patrick Coyle

Currently serves as the Chorus Master for Opera Grand Rapids, and the Director of Music for First (Park) Congregational Church (Grand Rapids). He also serves the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck as its Special Events Director.

Stelios Dokianakis

A Board Certified Audiologist and the owner of Holland Doctors of Audiology. He was born and raised in Athens, Greece, and immigrated to the U.S. in the 1980s to pursue higher education.

Dan Fox

Recently retired as Vice President of the Chicago advertising firm Foote, Cone & Belding.

Andy Knight

A licensed clinical psychologist in Michigan and Illinois.  He has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years in non-profit, private practice, and university settings.  Most recently, his focus has shifted to investment management in the fields of real estate and restaurants. He splits his time between Saugatuck, Michigan, and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.

Deb Minton

President and Founder of Philanthropia Partners, a consulting firm that works with nonprofits, their leaders, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs.

Travis Randolph

Owner of Symbiote, located in Zeeland, Michigan. Randolph began his career with Herman Miller on the team that launched the original modular system for healthcare. At Symbiote he and his team design lab furniture for the Life Science, Tech Labs, and Aerospace markets.

Brian Stephens

Recently retired as National Leader of KPMG’s US Financial Services Practice with almost 38 years of experience with the firm. Brian also led KPMG’s US Banking and Capital Markets Practice. In 2013 Brian completed his term as the global lead partner for The World Bank Group audit in Washington, D.C .and in 2015 a second term as the HSBC North America lead partner.

Lisa Wylie

Freelance marketer, social media manager, and special events manager. She serves as social media manager for SPAX, USA, and regularly blogs on creativity and the West Michigan community.

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