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Network with some of metro Detroit's top entrepreneurs and business professionals at the DBusiness Breakfast Series honoring our 30 in Their Thirties Class of 2017.

Join DBusiness editor RJ King and keynote speaker Tony Michaels, president and CEO of The Parade Company, for a motivating breakfast discussing the business side of presenting America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

7:30-8:30 AM: Registration and strolling breakfast

8:30-9:30 AM: Tony Michaels, president and CEO, The Parade Company

30 in Their Thirties Class of 2017

Michael Bassirpour

President, GLR Advanced Recycling

Phil Brabbs

Chief Visionary/Co-Founder, Torrent Consulting

Alex Calderone

Managing Director, Calderone Advisory Group

Joseph P (JP) Champine

Sr VP, Jones Lang LaSalle

Nicole Cicala

Director Vave and Cost Modeling, American Axle and Manufacturing

Andrew Dickow

Director, Greenwich Capital Group

Derek Dickow

Founder, Steward Media

Seth Gold

Vice President, American Jewelry and Loan

Christian Grothe

Realtor, Max Broock Realtors

Ryan Hurren

Director, Investor Relations, Taubman Centers Inc.

Anika Jackson

Vice President / Co-Founder, Jackson Asset Management

Drew Janney

Vice President of Operations, Argus Logistics

Simon Jonna

Senior Managing Director Investments, Marcus and Millichap

Justin Kimpson

Senior Director, Ford Resource and Engagement Center

Ryan Klacking

President, Syncon Inc.

Tylar Masters

President, Tylar and Co.

Ashley Mizzi

Director of Operations and Lending, Detroit Community Loan Fund

Moussa Niang

Global Purchasing Core Buyer, Ford Motor Co.

Jason Olinik

Director of Operations, HBF Airports

Alison Orlans

President and CEO, Orlans PC

Gideon Pfeffer

CEO and Founder, Portfolio Builders

John Paul Rea

Director. Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development

Allison J Roelofs

CFO, Xenith

Tony Saunders

Partner, Volte Strategy and Invictus Equity Group

Philipp Schramm

Chief Financial Officer, VP Human Resources & IT, Webasto Roof Systems Americas Inc.

Jeffrey Steigerwald

Vice President of Operations and Client Services, Centria Healthcare

David Tessler

Entrepreneur, Rain Marketing/Jabs Gym/Recraft/Golfler/Michigan Funders

Robert Thomas

Chairman, Detroit Board of Zoning Appeals

Srdjan Urosev

Founder/CEO, eluxe3d

Peter Van Dyke

CEO, VanDyke Horn Public Relations

Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Plante Moran

Major Sponsors

Kerr Russell

WSU Mike Ilitch School of Business


Gold Sponsors


Gerry Weinberg & Associates

Space Monkey Productions

Macomb County Dept of Planning & Economic Development

Silver Sponsors

ACG Detroit

Cadillac Coffee


Grand Traverse Resort

University of Michigan Dearborn College of Business

URGE Cold Pressed Raw Juice

Southfield Chamber of Commerce

Lyft for Business is offering all breakfast attendees $5 off their ride to the event with the code DB3030 (click to apply code).

Upcoming DBusiness Breakfast Series Events

December 5 - Economic Forecast

For a complete event lineup visit DBusiness.com.

Venue Information

333 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 963-9800
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Organizer Information


5750 New King Dr
Suite 100
Troy, MI 48098
248 691 1800

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