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M-1 Rail names 25 to Business Advisory Council

September 23 2013 | no comments

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25 people have been named to the M-1 Rail Business Advisory Council.

They represent a broad range of businesses and institutions along Woodward Avenue where the streetcar will operate. The group will voluntarily take part in monthly meetings.

Officials with the M-1 Rail say the council’s role is to help identify ways to minimize the impact of construction to businesses, provide input during construction to help M-1 Rail reduce disruptions to business activities, and offer guidance to M-1 Rail as to how the completed streetcar line and its assets can provide the maximum benefit to businesses and their customers.

Construction on the M-1 Rail is scheduled to begin in 2013.

The members of the M-1 RAIL Business Advisory Council are:

  1.      Torya Blanchard, Good Girls Go to Paris/Rodin
  2.      Lynnette Boyle, Bedrock Real Estate Services
  3.      Annmarie Erickson, Detroit Institute of Arts
  4.      Khalilah Burt Gaston, Vanguard Community Development Corporation
  5.      Robert Gregory, Downtown Detroit Partnership / Campus Martius Park
  6.      Scott Harrison, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Max M. Fischer Music Center
  7.      Cheryl Hudson, Woodhouse Spa
  8.      Jack Janiga, Universal Parking Management
  9.      Joe Johnson, Compuware
  10.      Ryan Kukla, Quicken Loans
  11.      Mike McLauchlan, Ilitch Holdings
  12.      Michael McNally, Hines Management
  13.      Jameel Montgomery, DRIVE
  14.      Juanita Moore, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
  15.      Karen Nagher, Friends of Milwaukee Junction
  16.      Stan Nelson, Red Rose Florist
  17.      George N’Namdi, N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art
  18.      Lisa Nuszkowski, Wayne State University
  19.      Bunia Parker, Summit Commercial
  20.      Jeanette Pierce, D:HIVE
  21.      Veronica Rickett, Bedrock Real Estate Services
  22.      George Stewart, Midtown Developer
  23.      Tom Teknos, Hudson Café
  24.      Lawrence Williamson, Midtown Detroit Inc.
  25.      Dave Zainea, The Majestic

 

 

 

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