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    Executive Speaker Series #22
    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 07:00 PM · 5 rsvps
    Old St. Mary's Church in Detroit, MI

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    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, Penske Automotive.


    Mike Stefanski is a multi-disciplined senior financial leader with extensive mobility and telecommunications experience. During his 28-year career at Verizon Communications, he has held key executive roles designing, supporting and implementing global strategic and operational initiatives as well as developing relationships with global financial institutions. He has advised the Chairman and CEO, Chief Financial Officer, board members and executive leaders on shareholder value creation, capital allocation, strategic growth, accounting, risk management and compliance. His leadership and operational experience provide a balanced perspective in advising, educating and developing businesses and individuals.

    Mike’s commitment to developing, mentoring and coaching individuals has been a cornerstone of his management style with numerous direct reports advancing to senior leader positions in the company. He was active in executive educational programs in the company and through industry forums both as a participant and presenter focusing on business acumen and shareholder value. Mike has a passion for developing people in order to build lasting value for the individual and company. His volunteer activities include mentoring young professionals, college students and high school students.


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

    Know Before You Go

     * Business 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

Michael J. Fontana

Branch Manager
Guaranteed Rate

Donald "DL" Smith

Personal Banker
Citizens Bank

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