PHOTOS: 2018 Crain’s Newsmaker of the Year ceremony in Detroit

Rip Rapson, President of the Kresge Foundation

AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit for the Crain’s Detroit Business Newsmaker of the Year ceremony. In this gallery, look for photos of the Crain’s Top Newsmakers for 2017. This year’s honorees include: Mike Duggan, Mayor of Detroit; Art Van Elslander, Founder of Art Van Furniture; Martha Ford, Majority Owner of the Detroit Lions; Dan Gilbert, Founder & Chairman, Quicken Loans; Vinnie Johnson, Majority Owner and Chairman, Piston Group; Wright Lassiter III, President & CEO, Henry Ford Health System; Rip Rapson, President of the Kresge Foundation; La June Montgomery Tabron, President & CEO of the Kellogg Foundation; Dug Song, CEO of Duo Security Inc.,; Dierdre Waterman, Mayor of Pontiac (Mich.).

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