Executive Speaker Series 1

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, challenging them to ‘Work in Witness for Christ! Come meet other young pros in their 20's and 30's over complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers before and after the evening's speaker.


 - 7:00 Meet & Greet, Food & Drink
 - 7:45 President's Remarks
 - 7:50 Reflection: Fr. Patrick Gonyeau
 - 8:00 KEYNOTE: Mike Ritchie, President of Comerica Bank, Michigan 
 - 8:20 Q&A
 - 8:30 Closing Prayer

Know Before You Go

 * Business casual attire
 * Bring business cards
 * Bring a friend!

Speaker Bio

Michael T. Ritchie is President of Comerica Bank - Michigan Market. He also is a member of Comerica’s Management Policy Committee and Senior Leadership Team.

Ritchie joined Comerica in 1991. He became President of the Michigan Market in July 2013. In addition to serving as President of the Michigan Market, Ritchie oversees a multi-billion dollar loan portfolio in Southeast and West Michigan Middle Market Banking. He also oversees Environmental Services, Captive Insurance and Leasing nationally.

During his 26-year career with Comerica, Ritchie has held a number of roles focusing on small and mid-size companies, including service as a relationship manager, group manager, department manager and division head. He has been a member of the Bank’s Michigan Leadership Team since 2008, where he has collaborated with Business Banking, Wealth Management, and Retail Banking on market related matters and various product and process improvement initiatives.

He has an undergraduate degree in Finance and Business Economics from Wayne State University in Detroit, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

He currently serves on the Boards of Business Leaders for Michigan, Detroit Public Safety Foundation, Downtown Detroit Partnership, the Detroit Economic Club, College for Creative Studies, the Detroit Regional Chamber, the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, and the Henry Ford Estate. He was formerly a board member of Crime Stoppers of Michigan, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, and Cornerstone Schools Association.

August 30, 2017 at 7pm - 9pm
Old St. Mary's Church Hall
646 Monroe Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
United States
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Karen Boore
Ann Hamel
Rachael Williamson-Becker
Jen Mari
Alyssa Beck
Kristen Uitenham

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