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Miller Canfield CEO Mike McGee Appointed to Detroit Regional Chamber Board of Directors

November 11, 2013

Miller Canfield Chief Executive Officer Michael McGee has been appointed to the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. 

“We welcome Mike’s expertise, insight and passion for Detroit and Michigan,” said Chamber President and CEO Sandy K. Baruah. “Miller Canfield’s 161 year legacy is one of commitment and excellence, and Mike McGee has been personally engaged in helping guide the renaissance of Detroit.  We are pleased to have him as part of our leadership.”

Before taking the helm as CEO in April 2013, McGee was a long-time member of Miller Canfield’s nationally respected Public Finance team with nearly three decades of public policy experience and a broad legal background. He played a major role in the drafting of Michigan’s emergency management law and before becoming CEO, he represented several municipalities operating under emergency management, including Detroit. He is named a Best Lawyer for his work in Public Finance Law and is recognized as an expert in public entity law, public/private partnerships and intergovernmental cooperation.  He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, M.P.P. from the Institute (now Ford School) of Public Policy Studies, and A.B. from the University of Michigan with an emphasis on economic analysis.  His board service includes the Citizens Research Council of Michigan and the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments where he was SEMCOG’s vice chairman.

Serving the business community for more than 100 years, the Detroit Regional Chamber is one of the oldest, largest and most respected chambers of commerce in the country. The Chamber’s mission of powering the economy for Southeast Michigan is carried out through economic development, education reform, regional collaboration and providing valuable benefits to members. For more information, please visit detroitchamber.com.