Annual Summit 2023 - American Society of Employers - Heather Nezich
Annual Summit 2023

Annual Summit 2023

Join us for the most anticipated and exclusive Human Resources event in Michigan – the Annual Summit! As ASE celebrates over 120 years of dedicated service, we acknowledge that our valued members have been the cornerstone of our association's purpose.

This special evening, held each fall, is a tribute to our cherished members, esteemed Board of Directors, and invaluable partners. For everyone in the extended ASE family, it's a night of celebration, recognition, and networking as we also celebrate and honor the HR Executives of the Year.

At the Annual Summit, you'll have the unparalleled opportunity to connect with fellow business professionals, enjoy a delectable spread of food and refreshments, and forge lasting connections with both old and new friends and colleagues. Join us in honoring the trailblazers of our profession, and gain insight into the groundbreaking work ASE is tirelessly undertaking for its members today and into the future.

The Annual Summit is a platform for publicly acknowledging the outstanding individuals and achievements that have played a pivotal role in the association's enduring success. Furthermore, you'll have the privilege of celebrating and congratulating Michigan's HR Executive of the Year recipients. Don't miss out on this exceptional event that encapsulates our gratitude, aspirations, and the spirit of HR excellence.


Refreshments, Food & Networking Reception

5:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Pontchartrain/Georgian Room



6:00 to 6:05 p.m. – Main Room

Alan G. LaDuke
Chairman of the Board, ASE


State of Association

6:05 to 6:15 p.m. – Main Room

Mary E. Corrado
President and CEO, ASE


Keynote Address

6:15 to 6:35 p.m. – Main Room

How Does Michigan Grow Again?
Ned Staebler

President & CEO, TechTown Detroit
Vice President, Economic Development, Wayne State University


HR Executive of the Year Awards Ceremony

6:35 to 7:20 p.m. – Main Room

Health & Human Services Organization – Small Employer
Trina Groce
Human Resources Director, TechTown Detroit


For Profit Organization Small Employer
Danielle Williams
Senior Vice President of Talent, Class Valuation, LLC

Health & Human Services OrganizationLarge Employer
Nina Ramsey
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Henry Ford Health

For Profit OrganizationLarge Employer
Jennifer Husby
Vice President/Head of Human Resources – Americas Region, KUKA U.S. Holdings Company LLC


Dessert & Networking Reception

7:20 to 8:00 p.m. – Pontchartrain/Georgian Room


To inquire about a sponsorship, email Nick Corrado at [email protected]

2023 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Henry Ford Health

Hors d'oeuvres Sponsor

Dessert Sponsor

Video Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Advertising Sponsors




This event will be held in Detroit, Michigan at the Detroit Athletic Club.

$99 per person
$539 for Groups of six
$639 for Groups of eight

For single registrations paid via credit card, click the button below. For group registrations or any questions call 248.223.8006.



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