Estrella (Star) Crawford, Bank of America Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Detroit, has been selected as a member of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit program, a nine-month transformational leadership program designed to challenge emerging and existing community leaders from Southeast Michigan to bring about positive change.
“Leadership Detroit is the gold standard for community leadership programs, providing meaningful opportunities for business and community leaders to grow professionally while making a positive impact on the Detroit region,” said Crawford. “I look forward to connecting with this diverse group of professionals as we work together to gain a deeper understanding of local issues and needs.”
As part of Leadership Detroit 44, Crawford will join nearly 75 executives across Southeast Michigan representing a cross-section of the community, including business, organized labor, government, education, media, civic groups, health services and community organizations.
“At Bank of America, we have consistently championed opportunities for our teammates to grow professionally, be successful in their careers and better connect with the communities that we serve,” said Matt Elliott, Bank of America Michigan Market President. “We congratulate Star for being named among the group of distinguished leaders in the 44th Leadership Detroit class and look forward to her continued success at Bank of America and within our community.”
“I’m looking forward to another one-of-a-kind program year with the 44th Leadership Detroit class. These exceptional individuals will embark on a unique journey outside their comfort zones to challenge long-held assumptions and to embrace diverse perspectives on quality-of-life issues in the Detroit region,” said Devon O’Reilly, Senior Director of Community Engagement and Leadership Development.
“Through carefully curated sessions, this class will have an opportunity to better connect with each other, hear directly from experts across multiple sectors and enhance the intangible skills that will make them more impactful leaders.”
As it has since 1979, Leadership Detroit will continue its role in addressing, discussing and leading conversations important to the Detroit Region. The complete Leadership Detroit 44 roster is available at detroitchamber.com/ld.
Leadership Detroit is a community leadership program for executives in Southeast Michigan led by the Detroit Regional Chamber with more than 2,000 alumni. Launched in 1979, the annual, six-month program aims to create awareness of key issues that affect the Detroit Region and to challenge emerging and existing community leaders to bring about positive change in the community through informed leadership. To learn more, visit detroitchamber.com/ld.