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    Executive Speaker Series 17
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    St. Peter Claver in Detroit, MI

    YCP Detroit Executive Speaker Series is a free event every last Wednesday of the 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 and after the speaker.


    Clark Durant has over 40 years experience in education, law, and politics. He was a Captain in the U.S. Army and, at the age of 23, appointed Vice President of Hillsdale College. Durant earned a law degree from Notre Dame Law School and taught literature at the undergraduate university.

    Durant served as President of the State Board of Education and was nominated by President Reagan to serve on the Legal Services Corporation, where he served four years as Chairman. Durant co-founded Cornerstone Schools in 1991 and was CEO for 18 years. The Detroit News recognized Durant as "Michiganian of the Year" in 1995 for his work in education. Clark remains Chair of the Board at Cornerstone Education Group, which teaches 3,400 students at five Detroit schools.

    Clark Durant has been President of the New Common School Foundation since 2001. He and his wife, Susan, have been married for 45 years with four children and five grandchildren.


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

    Know Before You Go

     * Business casual attire
     * Bring a friend!

    St. Joseph the Worker Lenten Retreat
    Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Ste. Anne de Detroit in Detroit, MI

    St. Joseph the Worker Retreats 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.


     - 9:00    Breakfast
     - 9:30    Opening Talk (confession available)
     - 10:00  Small Group Discussion
     - 10:30  Guided Meditation
     - 11:10  Rosary & Mass
     - 12:30  Final Blessing
     - 1:00    Lunch (optional)

    Know Before You Go

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

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Detroit Leadership Team

Bridget Molnar

VP & Director of Operations

Tim Likes

VP & Director of Technology

Jordan Beachnau

Director of Finance

Alexandria Bochenek

Director of Membership

Andrew Miller

Director of Evangelization

Mark Nemecek

Director of Marketing

Joe Staniszewski

Director of Outreach

Nathaniel Bean

Outreach Analyst

Trey Bauman

Service Coordinator

Kevin Frantz

Assistant Director of Finance

Ann Hamel

Assistant Director of Outreach

Nicholas Langlois

Marketing Strategist

Jill Miller

Assistant Director of Evangelization

Francesca Montana

Parish Ambassador Coordinator

Adam Morency

Assistant Director of Technology

Sarah Pale

Assistant Director of Finance

Adam Perry

Systems Admin

Lizanna Pompa Montes de Oca

Social Media Manager

Cristina Ryzyi

Volunteer Coordinator

Steven Stechschulte

Assistant Director of Membership

Elizabeth Viviano

Graphic Designer

Detroit Board of Directors

Matthew Barrett

Senior Counsel,

Ariel Ponce

Family Medicine Physician,
Genesys Integrated Group Practice

David DiFranco

Chief Executive Officer,
Corporate Travel Service

Lud Koci

Retired President & COO,
Detroit Diesel Corporation

Anne Graves

Evangelization Coordinator
St. Paul on the Lake Parish

Donald "DL" Smith

New York Life Insurance Company

Generous Sponsors

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

St. Joseph the Worker


Alliance Catholic Credit Union

St. Thomas Aquinas



St. Ignatius of Loyola


St. John Bosco

< $1,000

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

In-Kind Donations < $250