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Board of Trustees

The Detroit Cristo Rey Board consists of 15 trustees, including two each from the school's religious sponsors, the IHM Sisters and Basilian Fathers. The other trustees bring their own background of achievement in a variety of fields – including education, law, and business. Each is drawn to the challenge of board membership to make an impact on the school.



Rob Mason, Chairman

Valassis Communications, Inc. (Retired)


Joaquín Nuño-Whelan

VP Hardware, Motional




Christopher Cleary

Creative Producer, Google


Robert Colombo
(Retired Judge)  - 3rd Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan


George Davis

Public Affairs and Public Safety Manager, The Detroit Salt Company


Ron Harbour 

Partner, Harbour Consulting


Kara James 

Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP


Renato Jamett

Managing Director, Raymond James


Martin J. Klein 

Senior VP Of Engineering – Freudenberg Battery Power Systems


Nikolaus Maguire 

VP Non-Core Assets Group Manager -Flagstar Bank


Kevin Mannara, CSB
Basilian Fathers - St. John Fisher College

Mary Messana 

VP of Communications - Strategic Staffing Solutions


Rene Palileo

Program Manager, Ford Motor Company


Maurice Restivo, CSB 

Basilian Fathers


Alvin V. Spencer, Jr. 

Managing Director/Investments Regional Director, Michigan - Stifel


Kathy Tkach  

IHM Sisters Representative


Elizabeth Walters, IHM 

IHM Sisters