Meet Our Team

Huntington Place Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority

Claude Molinari, Chairman DRCFA

President & CEO, Visit Detroit

Appointed to the DRCFA by MI Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2021

Marilyn Lane, Vice Chair DRCFA

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lane Development, Incorporated

Appointed to the DRCFA by Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel  in 2020

Alexis Wiley, Treasurer DRCFA

Principal at Moment Strategies Public Relations 

Appointed to the DRCFA by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan in 2021

Jeffrey Lance Abood, Secretary DRCFA

Senior Partner, Abood Law Firm

Appointed to the DRCFA by Oakland County Executive David Coulter in 2021

Ric Preuss, Member at Large DRCFA

Business Agent, IBEW

Appointed to the DRCFA by Wayne County Executive Warren Evans in 2022

Huntington Place Operations Team


Becky Bixby

Interim General Manager

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Marlon Wilson

Director of Public Safety

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Cedric Turnbore

Director of Operations

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Greg DeSandy

Director of Sales and Development

Huntington Place/ASM Global

England Avi-Zuri Raphael

Director of Hearts & Heroes Human Resources

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Phil Webb

Director of Finance

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Rajiv Chopra

Director of Events

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Erick Hamel

Director of Parking

Huntington Place/ASM Global

Heather Anderson

Marketing & Communications Director

Huntington Place/ASM Global 

Al Vasquez

Engineering and Facility Services Director

Huntington Place/ASM Global