Board of Directors

Dr. David E. Cole (Chairman): Chairman Emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Chairman of Auto Harvest. Former Director of the Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation (OSAT) at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and an engineering professor at the University of Michigan.

Mrs. Cathy Clegg: Vice President, North American Manufacturing, General Motors Company. Former Global Manufacturing Engineering Vice President, General Motors. Recognized by Automotive News as one of the “100 Leading Women in the Auto Industry.”

Mr. John B. Damoose: Former Vice President and Officer of the Chrysler Corporation and head of Worldwide Marketing under Lee Iacocca. Former Member of the Boy Scouts of America National Board of Directors, the USO World Board of Governors, the Columbia University Alumni Board, the Board of Trustees of Regent University, the Detroit Police Athletic League Board, and numerous corporate and non-profit boards.

Mr. George Perry: Former President and CEO of Siemens Automotive Corporation. He later served as President and CEO of Yazaki and has vast experience in both the automotive and aerospace industries.

Mr. Gary Silberg: National Automotive Leader, KPMG LLP. Gary Silberg is the firm’s National Sector Lead Partner for the automotive industry. He often provides media commentary on global trends in the automotive industry, including frequent guest appearances on CNBC’s Squawk Box and regular interviews with Reuters, Forbes, CNN Money, Outlook Business of India, China Auto and Yomiuri Shimbun of Japan.

Mr. Tom Slikkers: CEO S2 Yachts, Holland, Michigan. As CEO of S2 Yachts, Tom is directly responsible for all operations related to the design, manufacturing and sale of Tiara Yachts and Pursuit Boats.