Leadership

Deidra Mitchell – President & Chief Executive Officer

Deidra Mitchell serves as President & CEO of Waséyabek Development Company, LLC (WDC), a 100% Tribally-owned economic development entity of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP). Since joining WDC in April 2016….

Erik Frost – Executive Assistant to the CEO

Erik Frost serves as the Executive Assistant to Deidra Mitchell, President & CEO of WDC. Mr. Frost holds a bachelor’s degree from Hope College and a master’s degree from Central Michigan University. While in school, Mr. Frost lived and studied in…

Rabih Jamal – Chief Operating Officer

Rabih Jamal brings more than 15 years of experience in business leadership and management to the Chief Operating Officer’s role for Waséyabek Development Company, LLC. He earned an MBA from Grand Valley State University and a B.S. in Engineering from The University of Michigan…

Katherine Fuller – Executive Assistant to the COO

Katherine Fuller holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Master’s in Public Administration from Grand Valley State University. She has over a decade of experience working for the State of Michigan government…

Meg Haizlip – Vice President of Human Resources & Administration

Meg Haizlip holds a degree from the University of New Mexico and has over 25 years of Human Resources experience; managing geographically dispersed workforces in as many as 16 states and two continents, simultaneously. She holds a Tribal Human….

Brandon Bott – Vice President of Finance

Brandon Bott joins Waséyabek Development Company, LLC as the Vice President of Finance. Mr. Bott holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ferris State University as well as a Master of Business Administration from Grand Valley State University. Mr. Bott…

Jessi Goldner serves as Waséyabek Development Company, LLC’s (WDC) Compliance and Office Manager. Ms. Goldner holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accountancy and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Western Michigan University. Ms. Goldner has worked for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) since…

Mitchell McCarty – Director of Information Technology

Mitchell McCarty brings over six years of information technology (IT) experience with a background in IT operations management, information security management, and IT program management…