Pancakes & Politics News

April 6th, 2022

Meridian of Michigan Appoints New CMO

A Michigan insurance agency has recently announced a change in their c-suite with the appointment of a new Chief Medical Officer. Meridian Michigan, which provides government-sponsored health plans including Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace, has announced the appointment of Dr. Kay Judge as its new Chief Medical Officer. With more than two decades … Continued

April 6th, 2022

Ramiro Galván Named MDHHS Director of Legislative Affairs

Ramiro Galván has been named as the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director of Legislative Affairs. Galván began his position this month. In this role, Galván is responsible for overseeing the legislative affairs team, constituent services originating with members of the Michigan Legislature, and the development and advancement of all MDHHS legislative … Continued

April 5th, 2022

Legendary Businessman, Leader Michael A. Finney Dies at 65

The Michigan economic and business community is mourning the loss of a titan in the industry. Flint native Michael A. Finney, who died at 65 years old in Florida over the weekend, is described by many as an “intellectual” and so much more. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) team posted recently about mourning the … Continued

March 31st, 2022

Van Dyke Horn and Lambert Global Join Forces to Strengthen PR Companies

Marilyn Horn (left to right) and Georgella Muirhead of Van Dyke Horn Public Relations’ firm are partnering up with Jeff Lambert and Michelle Olson at Lambert Global.   A new strategic partnership is aligning in two local public relations and communications agency firms to further impact multicultural messaging in Detroit and nationally. Detroit-based Van Dyke … Continued

March 30th, 2022

DTE Announces David Meador to Retire after 25 Years of Service to Community

David Meador, vice chairman and chief administrative officer of DTE Energy, recently announced his plan to retire from the company in March. “In his 25 years at DTE Energy, Dave has had a tremendously positive impact on our company, our DTE family, and the communities where we live and serve,” said Jerry Norcia, president and … Continued

March 23rd, 2022

WATCH: Pancakes & Politics Forum 1 Preview

Tune in to the first installment of the 2022 Michigan Chronicle Pancakes & Politics series featuring Gov. Gretchen Whitmer airing Friday, March 25 @ 10 AM on Michigan Chronicle’s Facebook and Youtube. Watch as she lays out her plan to move Michigan forward. You don’t want to miss it!