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Jan 2012
January 05, 2012

Thomas J. Manganello Named to MICHAuto Board

Thomas J. Manganello, a partner with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been named to the board of directors of MICHAuto.

Manganello, who chairs the firm’s Automotive Industry Group, will serve on the board of MICHAuto, a statewide association focused on promoting, retaining and growing the automotive industry in Michigan. Manganello joins executives from Delphi Automotive, Meritor, R.L. Polk & Co. and other industry executives , as well as the president of Wayne State University, on MICHAuto, which is an economic development initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce.

MICHAuto is designed to:
  • Serve as a state-wide association that works to keep the center of the auto industry in Michigan
  • Advocate in Lansing on behalf of shared auto-related interests
  • Serve as a portal for all auto-related companies seeking information about Michigan as a potential site for investment
  • Connect companies with auto-related business opportunities
  • Help promote and retain top talent to Michigan auto industry cluster

Manganello is active in Detroit-area economic and auto-related issues, serving on the advisory board of the Detroit Regional Economic Partnership and the board of the Automotive Hall of Fame, as a sustaining member of the Detroit Economic Club and as a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He is also active in professional legal associations and is a graduate of Leadership Detroit.
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