LANSING, Mich., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Davidoff, Michigan Managing Partner for Deloitte, has been elected Chair of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors starting in January 2018.
As Board chair, Mr. Davidoff will lead the State Chamber's 84-member board that establishes Michigan Chamber policy and priorities on major economic issues that affect job creation and business success in Michigan. Mr. Davidoff will serve as Board chair for one year. He has served as Treasurer of the Michigan Chamber since 2013. Outgoing Board Chair Raymond A. Biggs, President & CEO of West Shore Bank in Ludington, will continue to serve on the Chamber's Executive Committee as Immediate Past Chair.
"We are delighted and honored to have Mark serve as Chair of the Michigan Chamber Board of Directors," said Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. "Mark's 37 years of professional experience in both public accounting and industry will help guide us as we work to help Chamber members solve their business problems and prosper."
"Organizational excellence and responsible stewardship is a key strategic goal of the Michigan Chamber," Studley noted. "Mark's background in strategy, operations, talent and business development at Deloitte will help guide the Michigan Chamber as we work to accomplish this and other strategic goals."
Davidoff joined Deloitte's Detroit office in 2005 after serving in various roles at nonprofit organizations including CFO for Mercy Services for Aging, and CFO and later Executive Director/COO for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Davidoff oversees more than 1,200 Deloitte professionals based in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Midland.
Davidoff holds a bachelor's degree from Wayne State University and a master's degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,400 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. The Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process. It is one of only six state chambers accredited by the U.S. Chamber and one of only four state chambers accredited with distinction.
SOURCE Michigan Chamber of Commerce