Birmingham Shopping District Board Appoints New Executive Director


Published:

Ingrid Tighe

Photo Courtesy: Birmingham Shopping District

The Birmingham Shopping District (BSD) board of directors recently announced the appointment of their new executive director, Ingrid Tighe. The appointment is effective April 17.

“Following an extensive recruitment and selection process, the BSD executive committee is very pleased to recommend Tighe for the Executive Director position,” says Jeff Hockman, chair of the BSD Board “Her impressive skill set and professional experience makes her an excellent candidate for this position.”

Tighe brings 12 years of experience in economic development, business development, commercial real estate, and federal and state government. Previously, she was a business development manager for the Michigan Economic Development Corp and CEO of the Industrial Development Authority based in Clifton Park, New York. She also has commercial real estate experience with Hines Interests Limited Partnership.

“Tighe’s commercial real estate experience and strong ability to attract and promote business growth will help Birmingham continue to thrive,” says Joe Valentine, Birmingham city manager.

Additionally, Tighe served in the U.S. Army for seven years and became a captain. She’s had overseas assignments in Baghdad, Iraq, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Germany. Tighe also holds a master's degree in public administration.

Established in 1992, the Birmingham Principal Shopping district is comprised of more than 300 retailers, including women and men’s clothing stores, restaurants, salons and spas, home design shops, and several other specialty boutiques.

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Southfield’s Farbman Group Hires Vice President

Southfield-based Farbman Group announced that the full-service real estate firm has hired David Baratta as vice president, with a dual role in property management and development.

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System’s Ann Arbor and Livingston Hospitals Announce New President

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) announced that Bill Manns will serve as president of the health system’s Ann Arbor and Livingston hospitals.

Warner Norcross and Judd Law Firm in Southfield Adds Partner

Warner Norcross and Judd LLP’s Southfield practice, a corporate law firm, has added experienced tax and estate planning attorney William C. Lentine as a partner.

Grosse Pointe Park's IPS Realty Fills Two Director Positions

IPS Realty in Grosse Pointe Park has named Letitia Maxwell development director and Robert Graham director of acquisitions, finances, and sales.

Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System Names CFO, Executive Vice President

Robin Damschroder has been appointed executive vice president and CFO of Henry Ford Health System after serving as interim in the role for the past eight months.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Wayne State’s Graduate Supply Chain Program Ranked Among Top 25 in the Country
    Wayne State University’s graduate global supply chain management program is among the...
  2. The Corner Apartment and Retail Project at Old Tiger Stadium Site in Detroit to be Completed in February
    The former Tiger Stadium site in Detroit received the city’s first modular home drop today as...
  3. Wayne State University in Detroit Opens $2M Athletic Performance Center
    Wayne State University in Detroit has announced the opening of its updated Athletic Performance...
  4. Condos in Detroit’s Historic Trumbull House Now Available
    Detroit’s Trumbull House, a home built in 1897 and located at 4304 Trumbull in the Woodbridge...
  5. Universal McCann Will Open Office in Downtown Detroit to Oversee Quicken Loans’ Media Planning and Buying
    Detroit-based Quicken Loans Inc. today announced a long-term agreement with Universal McCann (UM)...
  6. Troy’s Kresge Foundation Donates $50M to Transform Detroit’s Marygrove College Campus Into Learning Center for Early Childhood Education Through Graduate Studies
    The Kresge Foundation in Troy today announced the donation of $50 million to the P-20...