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ASD January Regional Meeting

When: Thursday 1/23/2014
6:00 PM ET
Where: MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third St.
Detroit, Michigan  48226
United States

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"Organizational Excellence: A Purpose Driven Workplace”
Mike Fezzey is an expert in leadership development within organizations, and renowned public speaker. He'll share his thoughts about what motivates employees in the workplace and what enables a sense of purpose in one's career. Establishing this sense of purpose and properly motivating those in your organization is crucial for driving sustainable results. Through's Mike's extensive and diverse career he's developed techniques and a methodology for maximizing the potential of organizational and employee development, which he'll share with ASD's members and guests.

Mike is the president of Huntington National Bank's East Michigan region. Prior to joining Huntington, Mike was the president and general manager of WJR-AM radio. In addition to leading WJR from 1994 – through 2010, he also launched and ran Radio Disney Detroit programming for ABC. A native of Detroit, Mike’s service to the community has been broad based with particular emphasis on improving the region's philanthropic giving and the image and reputation of SE Michigan. Past board service includes Cornerstone Schools, New Detroit, the Children's Center, Habitat for Humanity, The Detroit Economic Club, the Parade Company, For the Kids Foundation, Sweet Dreamzzz Detroit and Forgotten Harvest. He currently serves as Board Trustee for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and on the President’s Advisory Council for Presbyterian Villages of Michigan.

Mike is the former chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s marketing committee, and former president of the Detroit Advertising Association. In his role with WJR, Mike earned the prestigious Peabody Award from the University of Georgia, the Neil Shine award for philanthropy in journalism. He and his wife were awarded the John Dingell Heroes for Babies award in 2010 and were the Michigan Arthritis Foundation’s Tribute to Excellence honorees in 2011. Mike also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service from Central Michigan University and was named a John Aldinger Honorary Professor by Michigan State University in 2008. Mike’s many years of commitment to southeast Michigan and Detroit as a philanthropist, volunteer and community leader were recognized recently on a floor of the United States House of Representatives with a statement entered in to the Congressional Record. 

Regional Meeting Sponsors

Know Advertising is an idea generation company that specializes in branding specialty steel businesses. Our creative, full-service boutique agency consistently envisions - and implements - innovative out-of-the-box ideas, develops cost-effective integrated marketing programs and creates memorable brand campaigns. For more information visit

GLE Scrap Metal is a fully licensed and insured scrap metal processor and recycler. We are Michigan and Florida’s premier scrap metal and electronic recycler, and supply domestic mills and global end-users with wide ranges of raw commodities to be transformed into new product. GLE Scrap Metal performs environmentally-friendly processing and recycling of all base and precious metals. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff can help your business to economically maximize the value of your excess materials in a safe, efficient, and environmentally-friendly fashion. For more information visit

The Huntington National Bank, founded in 1866, provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage and service programs; and other financial products and services. The principal markets for these services are Huntington’s six-state retail banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. For more information visit


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6:00 – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception
6:30 – 7:15 pm Business Meeting
7:15 – 9:00 pm Reception Resumes

Cancellation Policy:

  • Registrations received on-site registrations will be $130 for members and $140 for non members.
  • All cancellations are subject to a $25.00 per person cancellation fee.
  • No shows and cancellations received within 72 hours prior to the meeting are non-refundable.
  • All attendees must be paid in advance to attend all meetings.

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