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ASE Welcomes Eight New Board Members

ASE Welcomes Eight New Board Members

Media Contact: Heather Nezich, Manager, Communications, ASE, 248.223.8040, [email protected]  

Troy, MI ---February 27, 2024 --- ASE, Michigan’s trusted partner for Everything HR and largest employer association, has added eight new members to their Board of Directors for 2024.  Five members moved off the slate.

New Board Members

  • Gene Hynde, Global Vice President, Human Resources, Hilite International
  • Mellisa Marin, Vice President, Global HR Transportation, Innovative Solutions Division, Molex, LLC
  • Keri McCarthy, Business Lead – Talent Solutions, DISHER
  • Michelle Puccio, Vice President, HR Business Partnership, Ford Motor Company
  • Kyle Rhodes, Vice President, Business Development, MPI/Magnetic Products, Inc.
  • Danielle Smith, Vice President, Human Resources, Waseyabek Development Company, LLC
  • Paul D. Sturgis, Senior Director, Human Resources Strategy & Organizational Effectiveness, Michigan Medicine-University of Michigan
  • Anne-Marie V. Welch, Labor and Employment Partner, Clark Hill, PLC

ASE thanks their outgoing members:

  • Betsy Allen, VP, Global HR, Molex, LLC
  • Chris Ciapala, President, Attendance on Demand
  • Deloris Hunt, Chief Human Resources Officer, Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
  • Sarah Orwig, Vice President, HR Business Partner, Ford Motor Company
  • David Quinn, Vice President, Sales, Priority Health

The changes were announced by ASE President & CEO Mary E. Corrado.  “ASE is pleased to welcome these highly regarded new board members, including several from West Michigan as part of our recent merger with the Employers Association of West Michigan. Their breadth of knowledge and experience will help ASE continue to grow as we have for over 120 years,” stated Corrado. “In addition, I am very thankful for the years of service our resigning board members served.”

ASE’s full Board of Directors slate can be viewed at

About ASE

ASE is Michigan’s trusted partner for Everything HR.  ASE is a non-profit, membership organization – everything we do is based on the needs of members and drives the success of those organizations.  ASE strengthens the HR function by offering member benefits and discounted services that span the entire employee lifecycle including recruitment, development, and retention while minimizing compliance risk. We provide our members with guidance through new legislation and workplace issues as they occur. Learn more about ASE at


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