Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the Michigan Strategic Fund Board of Directors

Thursday, April 5, 2018

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Michael McLauchlan of Grosse Pointe Woods to the Michigan Strategic Fund Board of Directors.

The 11-member board has authority over economic development and job creation in the state through the Michigan Business Development Program, Michigan Community Revitalization Program, Travel Michigan, private activity bonds, Community Development Block Grant awards, and as fiduciary agent for the 21st Century Jobs Fund.

“I am confident that Michael’s experience will be a great asset in the creation of jobs and economic growth in Michigan,” Snyder said.

McLauchlan is the vice president of corporate communications for Ilich Holdings, Inc., previously serving as the senior vice president and manager of government relations for Comerica Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a law degree from Detroit College of Law. He will replace Paul Anderson.

McLauchlan will serve a four-year term expiring Feb. 28, 2022. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.