FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Doris Gilles
Doris has a BBA from The University of Michigan and an MBA from Emory University. She worked at Chrysler in Procurement & Supply for two years and at Procter & Gamble on the K-Mart Customer Business Development Team for five years. Past entrepreneurial efforts include an on-line gift boutique and a travel and event planning business.
Doris and her husband, Ralph, have been active in Metro-Detroit charitable organizations for many years. They enjoy traveling with their two daughters, Tia and Sydney, and spending time at car shows and race tracks. Her personal motto (on her cell phone case) is: "EAT WELL, TRAVEL OFTEN."
BOARD PRESIDENT - Nancy Salvia
Nancy is Vice President / Senior Financial Advisor, at Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2007, she worked for 18 years at Chrysler in numerous functions within Procurement and Supply and the supply chain. She has a BS in Business from Miami University – Oxford, OH and an MBA from the University of Detroit.
Nancy has a passion for community service. In November 2017, Nancy was elected to the Rochester City Council. She is also involved in The Greater Rochester Chamber, Woodside Bible Church, Kingdom Advisors, Michigan Womens' Foundation - Power of 100 Women, Women of Tomorrow Mentoring, and MichBiz - Business Institute and Women in a Family Owned Business Affinity Group. In addition to Project Beautiful - Inside and Out, she also sits on the boards of Dream Centers of MI and the Community Foundation of Rochester.
Nancy and her husband (Joe) live in Rochester and enjoy traveling, great food and biking! Someday they hope to live in "The D" and be a part of the resurgence of Detroit.
Doris, Nancy and the entire Leadership Team volunteer their time, and receive no salary or other monetary compensation.