Our Board of Directors give their time, talent and treasure to CLC to help guide us and move our mission forward. We are so grateful for their service.
David Hickey, Chairman
Dave Hickey joined the CLC Board in 2001 as Treasurer and became Chairman of the Board in 2013. Dave enjoyed a 32 year career in banking and was a First Vice President with Bank One, First Chicago NBD and NBD Bank. He held various client relationship and managerial positions in Branch Management, Corporate Banking, Treasury Management, Wealth Management and Trust. He met his wife Linda when they were both working for the National Bank of Detroit and they have been married for almost 43 years.
John Lawton, Treasurer
John Lawton is the retired President and CEO of HRW, Inc., a management and consulting firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina. HRW managed a portfolio of more than 21,000 homes valued at approximately $3.5 billion when he retired. He has written extensively for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives and the Community Associations Institute. Active in his community, John was a member of the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM) and served as Vice-Chairman for eight years. He continues to serve on the Exam Development Committee for the Community Association Managers International Board of Certification (formerly NBC-CAM). He also served on and for many years chaired the Board of Governors of the Registered Cooperative Management Program, a professional designation awarded to housing cooperative managers. A man with a global scope as well, John has served as a subcontractor to USAID, providing consulting services in the former Soviet Union and Poland. He also aided Yerevan University in Armenia with the development of training material for association managers, board members and government officials. He is designated a Professional Community Association Manager® by the Community Associations Institute and a Certified Manager of Community Associations by the Community Association Managers International Board of Certification.
John O’Brien, First Vice Chair
John “Spike” O’Brien is a Senior Executive for JP Morgan Chase, where he has grown his career for 35 years. His professional responsibilities have included senior executive management responsibilities in both the Retail and Commercial segments of J.P. Morgan in the Midwest Region (Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana) Oakland County Economic Development Corporation. In addition to his board membership at CLC, John is a 25 year board member for the Oakland County Business Finance Corporation and has held various roles there. With a strong passion to serve his community, John has also held board positions at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac Development Corporation, Lighthouse Advisory Counsel and the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce. He has two children, Clare and Carolyn, and survives his wife Janet (deceased 2012).
Lisa A. Murrell, Secretary
Lisa has been the Executive Director of Community Living Centers since September of 2010. She came to CLC with 25 years of experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities and has focused the past several years on ensuring that CLC carries on its mission to provide the highest quality services to their residents. Lisa is a graduate of Central Michigan University. She and her husband live in Livonia and together they enjoy traveling, Tiger’s baseball games, cooking and spending time with their four kids.
Dennis Loughlin, Member
Dennis W. Loughlin is an attorney with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP in its Southfield, Michigan office. His practice is a broad-based corporate and creditors’ rights practice, where he assists his clients with his practical problem-solving skills, sound intuition and business sense, honed during his 20 years of practicing law. In his free time, Dennis and his wife enjoy spending time with their two young boys, who constantly keep them on their toes.
Kimberly Pietrylka-Miller, Member