Brigadier General John D. Slocum, commander, 127th Wing, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, is the keynote speaker for the 25th annual Oakland County Business Roundtable Annual Meeting. Six charter members of the Oakland County Business Roundtable will also be honored as it celebrates its silver anniversary. The event takes place at 7:15 a.m. on December 5, 2017 at Baker College of Auburn Hills Student Center, 1500 University Drive, Auburn Hills
The annual meeting/breakfast of the Business Roundtable, which was created by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Five committees – Economic Development, Oakland Next, Quality of Life, Transportation, and Workforce and Education – make recommendations each year as to how the county might better serve its 39,000 businesses and 1.2 million residents. Past speakers have included Gov. Jennifer Granholm, former Bloomberg President Dan Doctoroff, Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting, Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Aetna Chairman/CEO Mark Bertolini. A moderated panel discussion and open dialogue about the Roundtable committees and where they’re headed will follow the keynote speaker. The Business Roundtable annual report will be distributed at the annual meeting.