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…

Vacant – Executive Assistant to the COO

 

Bethany Harris – Executive Vice President of 8(a) Business

Bethany Harris serves as the Executive Vice President of 8(a) Business for Waséyabek’s Federal Division. In this role, Ms. Harris plans and directs operations of Waséyabek’s federal companies and coordinates efforts of the Shared Services Team in…

Jessica VanEngen – Executive Assistant

 Jessica VanEngen has over 15 years of experience in accounting, project management, business development and executive support. Her background is primarily in defense and aerospace manufacturing, but she has experience in the financial services...

Vacant – Vice President of Human Resources

 

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 – Director of Compliance

Jessi Goldner serves as Waséyabek Development Company, LLC’s (WDC) Director of Compliance. 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 is also a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) through the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE)…

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…