Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Adam Forman
Adam Forman

Board Chairperson

Member
Epstein, Becker & Green,P.C.
Southfield Michigan

Read More
Drew Besonson
Drew Besonson

Board Member

Wealth Management Advisor
Northwestern Mutual
Troy Michigan

Read More
Deborah Moffatt
Deborah Moffatt

Board Member

Retired

Read More
Jonathan LoPatin
Jonathan LoPatin

Board Member

Manager within the Engineering and Construction department at The Taubman Company

Read More
Jonathan LoPatin is a Manager within the Engineering and Construction department at The Taubman Company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications as well as a Master of Science degree in Construction Management from Michigan State University. Jonathan’s volunteer work with the Detroit chapter of the NCJW introduced him to Orchard’s. He was immediately amazed by their mission and the people behind it, and is thrilled at the opportunity to be a part of it. Jonathan lives in Plymouth, MI with his fiancée Samantha Joustra. When not hanging around the house with their 7-year-old lab/mix Miley, they love checking out all of the food, arts, and culture in the metro Detroit area.
Dianna Ronan
Dianna Ronan

Board Treasurer / Chair, Audit & Finance Committee

Vice President Finance
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Detroit Michigan

Read More

As Vice President of Finance, Dianna Ronan leads the corporate accounting function for Health Alliance Plan of Michigan and its subsidiaries. This includes responsibility for monitoring financial performance that impacts HAP’s many stakeholders.
Dianna has more than 35 years of financial leadership with non-profit healthcare organizations, including hospitals and health plans. Over the span of her career she has been responsible for internal audit functions, assisting in the development of a hospital corporate compliance program, IRS compliance and overall financial accounting functions.
Dianna has been involved with Orchards Children’s Services for many years, having held leadership positions that include chair of the board, chair of the audit and finance committee and chair of the strategic planning committee. She has also served as treasurer of the Kensington Valley Hockey Association and served on the finance committee of the United Way of Kalamazoo.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Accounting from Western Michigan University and is a certified public accountant.

P J Jenkins
P J Jenkins

Board Member

Partner & Chief Business Development Officer
MIG Construction
Detroit Michigan

Read More
PJ Jenkins Jr. , as Senior Vice President and Partner at MiG Construction, is accountable for Corporate Strategy and expansion, Special Projects and Business Development. PJ works closely with his executive team in creating and leading the execution of MiG’s geographic and market expansion programs, identifying new and early-stage partnering and collaboration opportunities and developing and implementing processes and strategies that set and maintain MiG on a course of consistent financial growth.
Michael Adkins
Michael Adkins

Board Vice Chairperson

Retired

Read More
Jennifer LoPatin
Jennifer LoPatin

NCJW Appointee / Director

Read More
I became involved with Orchards through my membership in National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan. I have a Masters in Social Service Administration from Case Western Reserve University and worked as a pediatric medical social worker. I’ve been married to Mark for 44 years. We have 3 children and 2 grandaughters.
I’m proud to serve on the Orchards Board as the NCJW | MI
representative.
Sharon Spilkin
Sharon Spilkin

Board Member

Read More
Michael Winter
Michael Winter

Board Member

Regional Purchasing Manager – US Operations
ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks
Detroit Michigan

Read More
LaKeisha Florence
LaKeisha Florence

Board Member

Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Detroit Michigan

Read More
Lea Narens
Lea Narens

Board Member

Read More
George Pitchford
George Pitchford

Board Member

Attorney
Allen Law Group, PC
Detroit Michigan

Read More
George Pitchford is an attorney and currently focuses his practice on counseling public and private entities on a variety of education, labor, employment, and corporate matters. He has worked with private and public sector clients in a number of industries including education, municipal, health care, construction, hospitality and gaming.

He is also an active member of the community. In addition to Orchards Children’s Service, he is currently volunteering with various non-profits and programs around the country, including the Vital Village Network out of Boston, Massachusetts.

George is married, and he and his wife are the proud parents of two children.

Sandra Edwards
Sandra Edwards

Chair, Governance Committee

Retired

Read More

Vice President of North Shore Community College, Massachusetts (retired). Experience in resource development, grant implementation, marketing/public relations, legislative advocacy, and trustee governance.
Initiated Service Learning, civic/community engagement, and Public Policy Institute programming. Worked with Governor’s Economic Development Council to plan strategies for community college workforce development.
Education: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL; Massachusetts State Bar, 1986; New York State Bar, 1983.
Volunteer Experience: Trustee, Bloomfield Township Public Library, MI; Board Director/President, ROCA, Inc. (youth at-risk development/re-entry), Chelsea, MA. Board Director/Secretary, HAWC, Inc. (domestic violence prevention), Salem, MA; Editorial Board, Journal for Civic Commitment, Maricopa CC

Rochelle Hurt M.D.
Rochelle Hurt M.D.

Board Secretary

Chief Medical Officer
Health Bridge Financial
Grand Rapids Michigan

Read More
Alexis Alan
Alexis Alan

Board Member

Co Founder and Chief of Innovation for the Xelnala Collective

Read More

As a servant leader for the organization, Mr. Alan brings 20 years of executive experience in finance, mortgage lending and people development. He is currently the Founder and Chief Innovation Officer for The Xelnala Collective, a privately held company focusing on the success of its workforce while quickly building a portfolio of Real Estate Holdings, Investments and Philanthropic initiatives. Previously as the Chief of Lending and Vice President for Quicken Loans, he made a name for himself amongst industry leaders as a respected venture capital investor, banking innovator and influential leader facilitating expansion, acquisition and product development. Mr. Alan or “Lex” as he’s known around the office, believes that a people-focused approach is the key to any successful venture, and his passion for children and families first led him to Orchards many years ago. He began his career at Orchards Children’s Services in community relations leading programs such as Arts Beat and Eats, Revvin’ with Ford, the Annual Holiday Party and a Visteon partnership that launched the Visteon – Orchards’ Computer Lab. His passion for learning and growth as well as his enthusiasm for taking care of clients motivates his ongoing commitment to the development and support of young people.

Nave Grewal
Nave Grewal

Board Member

Senior Relationship Manager, Senior Vice President
Key Private Bank
4000 Town Center, Suite 1260
Southfield, MI 48075

Read More
AJ Weiner
AJ Weiner

Board Member

Managing Director
JLL
Detroit Michigan

Read More
Andrew Meisner
Andrew Meisner

Board Member

Oakland County Treasurer
Oakland County
Pontiac Michigan

Read More
Bradley Perkins
Bradley Perkins

Board Member

Principal
Warren Consolidated Schools
Warren Michigan

Read More
X