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    Executive Speaker Series #25
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 07:00 PM · 3 rsvps
    St. Mary of Redford in Detroit, MI

    YCP Detroit Executive Speaker Series is a free event the last week of each month in which executives share their professional and faith journeys with young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s, challenging them to ‘Work in Witness for Christ!’ Complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers are provided before the keynote. This event is sponsored by Alliance Catholic Credit Union and Penske Automotive.

    SCHEDULE

    • 7:00pm- Networking, complimentary food & drinks
    • 7:45pm- President's Remarks
    • 7:50pm- Chaplain's Remarks
    • 8:00pm- KEYNOTE: Richard Thompson
    • 8:20pm- Q&A
    • 8:30pm- Closing Prayer
    • 9:00pm- After-Party: TBD

    SPEAKER BIO

    Richard Thompson is the co-founder (1998) and President and Chief Counsel of the Thomas More Law Center. The Law Center is a national nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to the defense and promotion of the America’s Judeo-Christian heritage and values, the sanctity of human life, a strong national defense, and an independent and sovereign United States of America.

    Prior to heading the Law Center, he spent 24 years of his professional career at the executive level of law enforcement. As elected Oakland County, Michigan Prosecuting Attorney for eight years (from 1989 to 1996), Thompson directed a staff of 180 including 102 lawyers, and administered an annual budget of $12 million dollars. His law enforcement accomplishments included: successfully defending the constitutionality of Michigan’s Mandatory Life Law for major drug dealers in the United States Supreme Court, creating the state’s first Child Sexual Assault Crimes Unit, and developing one of the nation’s toughest no plea-bargaining policies–which achieved a 98 percent conviction rate.

    Thompson gained national prominence as prosecuting attorney for his uncompromising stand against Jack Kevorkian, despite public opinion in Michigan which overwhelmingly supported “Dr. Death” and Physician Assisted Suicide.

    Thompson served as a member of Michigan Governor John Engler’s Advisory Council on Criminal Justice, and as a member of the Michigan Commission on Death and Dying–established under state law for the purpose of making recommendations to the state legislature on the issue of physician assisted suicide. He has appeared before numerous state legislative committees on law enforcement and family values issues and interacted with governmental entities at the national level.

    Thompson has appeared on numerous nationally televised talk shows, including: FOX News Channel’s O’Reilly Factor and Hannity & Colmes, CNN’s Crossfire and Larry King Live, The Phil Donahue Show, The Joan Rivers Show, and Rivera Live on CNBC.

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    St. Joseph Saturday Advent Retreat
    Saturday, December 07, 2019 at 09:00 AM

    St. Joseph Saturdays are free, biannual events open to the public that encourage young adults to “look upon work with the eyes of faith” and see God’s presence in their vocations and professional lives. Retreats include time for guided reflections, group discussions, Confession, and Mass. 

    SCHEDULE

     - 9:00am    Breakfast
     - 9:30am    Opening Talk
     - 10:00am  Small Group Discussion
     - 10:30am  Guided Meditation
     - 11:10am  Rosary
     - 11:30am  Mass
     - 12:30pm  Final Blessing
     -   1:00pm  Lunch, location TBA

    Know Before You Go

     * Bring notebook, pen, bible
     * Casual attire
     * Bring a friend!

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Detroit Leadership Team


Nicholas Langlois

President


Kevin Frantz

VP & Director of Finance


Czeena Devera

VP & Director of Outreach


Thomas Ziebro

Director of Technology


Felicia Adamczyk

Director of Marketing


Trey Bauman

Director of Membership & Service Coordinator


Chris Lyon

Director of Evangelization


Bridget Molnar

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Cristina Ryzyi

Volunteer Coordinator


Francesca Montana

Parish Ambassador Coordinator


Teresa Miranda

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Ann Hamel

Assistant Director of Outreach


Mark Nemecek

Historian


Adam Perry

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Fr. Mario Amore

Assistant Chaplain


Adam Morency

Assistant Director of Technology


Scott Price

Assistant Director of Operations

Detroit Board of Directors

Matthew Barrett

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David DiFranco

Chief Executive Officer,
Corporate Travel Service

Donald "DL" Smith

Personal Banker
Citizens Bank

Lud Koci

Retired President & COO,
Detroit Diesel Corporation

Anne Graves

Evangelization Coordinator
St. Paul on the Lake Parish

Michael J. Fontana

Branch Manager
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Generous Sponsors

For more info, please view our Corporate Sponsor Tiers & Benefits (PDF)

St. Joseph the Worker

$10,000+

Alliance Catholic Credit Union

St. Thomas Aquinas

$5,000


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St. Ignatius of Loyola

$2,500

St. John Bosco

< $1,000

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

In-Kind Donations < $250