Board of Directors

Rod Lanning – Chair

Mr. Lanning has a degree in business management and economics from Central Michigan University (CMU). After graduating from CMU, he worked in the financial and banking industry for approximately eight years. He was directly involved in mortgage, commercial and consumer lending and also was a bank branch manager. For the last 25-plus years, Mr. Lanning has worked in the Michigan…

Clayton Vanderpool - Vice Chair

Mr. Vanderpool has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Michigan University and a master’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance, from Wayne State University. Mr. Vanderpool joined the WDC Board of Directors in July 2016. In his career outside of WDC, Mr. Vanderpool is a Vice President in PNC’s Native American Gaming division…

Chris Day – Treasurer

Mr. Day has a degree in Engineering Technology from Chattanooga State and a degree in Business Administration from Bryan College. He is a member of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatami (NHBP), and was born and raised in Hixson, Tennessee; where he graduated from Soddy Daisy, Tennessee in 1989. Mr. Day is the founder and President of Telecad Wireless Site Design, Inc…

John Holliday - Board Member

Mr. Holliday was appointed by NHBP to a four year term on the WDC Board of Directors. Holliday majored in Industrial Management at Lawrence Technological University and is a past member in good standing with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Engineering Society of Detroit. Holliday is currently the President of American Heritage Group, Inc., a registered minority and diversity corporation…

Jim Dacey - Board Member

Mr. Dacey was appointed by NHBP to a two year term on the WDC Board of Directors. Dacey holds a Construction Management degree from George Washington University and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Everest University. Before joining the WDC Board of Directors, Dacey held the position of Vice President of Indian Gaming Development for Full House Resorts…

Jamie Stuck – Ex-Officio

Mr. Stuck is a Central Michigan University graduate and has been an elected official of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) since 2006. He was recently appointed Tribal Council Chairman and serves as the Ex-Officio Board Member of the Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. Mr. Stuck also chairs the FireKeepers Development Authority Board…