Board of Managers

Board of Managers

Grow Michigan’s Board of Managers understands the unique characteristics and complexities of running lower middle market businesses.  Their backgrounds enable them to be supportive to all key company and management decisions, build corporate strategies, develop and execute financial strategies and offer unique operating expertise and perspective.


  • David L. Treadwell, Executive Chairman

    David L. Treadwell

    Founder and Chairman

    David Treadwell is a founding member of Grow Michigan, LLC and serves as the group’s Chairman.

    He also serves on the following boards as a Director:

    • C&D Technologies, Inc. – a producer and marketer of electrical power storage and conversion products;  Chairman of the Board
    • Visteon Corporation – an $8 billion revenue global Tier 1 automotive supplier of electronic components, climate control systems and interior components.
    • Flagstar Bank – a $14 billion asset Michigan-based bank
    • FairPoint Communications, Inc. – a $1.2 billion revenue telecommunication company
    • Revere Industries, LLC –  a Midwest-based manufacturing company; Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Treadwell formerly served as President and CEO of EaglePicher Corporation (2005-2011) and as President and CEO of Oxford Automotive (2004-2005) during the restructuring and sale of the companies.

    Mr. Treadwell received his B.A. from the University of Michigan.

  • Henry J. Brennan, III

    Henry J. Brennan, III

    Founder

    Mr. Brennan is a founding member of Grow Michigan, LLC. He is a partner with Howard & Howard, PLLC and provides legal counsel to Grow Michigan, LLC. He concentrates his practice in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and real estate.

    Mr. Brennan is AV Rated by Martindale Hubble (its highest rating based on peer review), he has also been consistently designated as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness and a Michigan Super Lawyer.

    Brennan in addition has been a founder and equity partner in several business ventures, including A3 Integration, TradeLogix and FreightVerify. Mr. Brennan serves on several corporate boards and advisory committees, in addition to being involved with several civic and philanthropic organizations.

    He received a B.A. in Economics and English from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

  • Douglas R. Luciani

    Doug Luciani

    Board Member

    Mr. Doug Luciani is President and CEO of the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, including its subsidiaries, the Traverse Bay Economic Development Corporation and the Traverse City Area Chamber Foundation.  He was appointed to the board of Grow Michigan, LLC in September of 2012.

    Luciani has 25 years of experience in labor relations, community and economic development and trade association leadership.  He began his professional career in Kansas City where he worked for the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in both transportation and environmental programs as well as in community and economic development.

    Mr. Luciani studied political science and English at Central Michigan University and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts.

  • Martin F. Blake

    Martin F. Blake

    Board Member

    Mr. Blake serves as Executive Vice President, Marketing/Banks & Financial Organizations Manager for Crestmark Bank and has over 30 years of banking and financial management experience; his diverse experience includes capital markets, middle-market lending, wealth management and asset-based lending.  He is one of the founders of Crestmark and has been an integral part of the executive team since its inception in 1996.  He currently oversees all marketing and assists with traditional bank/financial organization relationships.  Prior to Crestmark, Mr. Blake worked at Michigan National Bank where he developed/managed a highly successful private banking/wealth management group.  He also held a number of key positions during his 13 year tenure.

    Mr. Blake earned both a bachelor’s degree in construction management and an MBA in finance from Michigan State University.  He is a current member and has served on the board of the local chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Commercial Finance Association, and Macomb/Oakland University Business Incubator.

  • Todd C. Clark

    Todd C. Clark

    Board Member

    Mr. Clark serves as Michigan’s Region CEO for Old National Bank and has over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. He currently oversees all lending and retail service activities in Michigan, including its 34 bank branch network. He also serves on Old National Bank’s Executive Leadership Group.

    Old National Bank acquired United Bank & Trust in 2014. Mr. Clark served as United’s President at the time of acquisition. United Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of United Bancorp, Inc., was an independent, community-based, financial services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI with assets of $919 million. Mr. Clark was responsible for all Lending and Retail Services, Wealth Management, Mortgage, Structured Finance, Operations and Technology. He joined United Bank & Trust in 2000. Prior to Old National/United Bank & Trust, Mr. Clark worked at NBD Bank and National City in commercial lending, holding number of key positions dating back to 1992. Mr. Clark earned a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan – School of Business Administration in 1992. He is a 2004 graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University.

    Mr. Clark is a member of the Washtenaw County Economic Development Coordination Committee. He is member of the St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital Board of Trustees (Board Chair 2012-2015). Mr. Clark serves on the United Way of Washtenaw County Board of Directors (Board Chair 2014 and 2015). Mr. Clark serves on the Business Development Committee and CEO Roundtable of Ann Arbor SPARK.

    Mr. Clark and his wife, Colleen, have three daughters, Rachel, Rebecca and Rose.

  • Patrick McQueen

    Patrick McQueen

    Board Member

    Patrick M. McQueen is a Managing Director of McQueen Financial Advisors, providing an array of consulting services to financial institutions.  McQueen serves on the Board of Directors of EnerBank USA (Salt Lake City)  and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee for Grow Michigan.

    Previously, he served in varying capacities, including Chairman, President and C.E.O.  of The Private Bank and successor banks. Previously, McQueen spent eight years in State Government, serving as the Commissioner of Banking and briefly, as the Acting Commissioner of Insurance. The first 24 years of his banking career was spent with Comerica Bank, and its predecessor, Manufacturers National Bank.

    Current assignments include serving on the Michigan Gaming Control Board, the Motor City Lyric Opera Board, the Kelly (Services) Relief Fund Board and the Oakland Community Foundation Board.  McQueen holds a B.B.A. From the University of Michigan-Dearborn and an M.B.A. From Michigan State University.  McQueen also graduated from the Graduate School of Retail Banking at the University of Virginia.

    He and his wife, Catherine, reside in Bloomfield Hills. All three children reside in the area.

  • Daniel Montes

    Daniel Montes

    Board Member

    Daniel J. Montes is Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking for PNC Bank and has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to PNC Bank, he worked for Citizens Bank (now Huntington Bank), and First Chicago NBD. His roles have mainly focused on business development primarily in commerical banking serving lower middle market clients, and a role in heathcare banking as well. Mr. Montes’ background of commerical banking has provided him with a wide range of exposure in commercial finance for both profit and non-profit organizations within a wide variety of industries.

    Prior to his career in banking, he spent 20 years in the restaurant industry primarily in management roles, and as a small business owner as president and owner of D&S Concessions, Inc dba as The Willow Tree Restaurant.

    Mr. Montes received a B.A. in Accountancy from Walsh College. He was a member of the board of directors for New Passages Behavioral Heatlh & Rehabilitation Services for nine years. He was vice chair of the board until New Passages merged with Hope Network in 2011.

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