The EDF Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse and dynamic group of professionals and entrepreneurs that bring their expertise in banking, finance, economic development, real estate, legal, marketing and accounting expertise to our organization. Our Board also provides advice in corporate governance oversight, and helps to set the mission and goals of the organization as well. Additionally, they are all committed to increasing the access to capital for small businesses throughout the State of Michigan.
Dave Dupon, Chairman
VP Sales and Marketing, Leggett and Platt, Inc.
Dan DeBaar, Vice Chairman
Retired – U.S. Marketing Director, Business Growth Consultants
Kara Wood, Treasurer
Associate Vice President for Community Partnerships, Western Michigan University
Steve Wilson, Secretary
Principal, North Star Commercial
Commercial Insurance Agent / Principal, Peterson McGregor and Associates
Retired – MI-SBDC
Vice President, Business Banking, Huntington National Bank
Vice President Regional Credit Officer, West Michigan, Huntington Bank
Vice President, First Merchants Bank
Commercial Banker, Macatawa Bank
Branch Manager, Horizon Bank