The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced it has elected four new board members: Bryan C. Barnhill II, Denise Brooks-Williams, W. Fair Radom, and Kimberly A. Wiegand.
“We are excited to welcome our new board members, who bring a wealth of expertise and experience,” says Eugene A. Gargaro, DIA board chair. “We encourage them to voice their diverse perspectives, backgrounds and talents in helping us continue to ensure that our board reflects the communities and region which the DIA serves.”
Barnhill serves as the Detroit engagement manager of Ford Smart Mobility’s City Solutions Group. Prior to that position, he worked in Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s administration as the chief talent officer.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University with coursework in corporate financial accounting from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Brooks-Williams is the senior vice president and CEO of Henry Ford Health Systems. She started her career as a management fellow at Mercy Hospital in Detroit and has served as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives.
She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in health services administration from the University of Michigan.
Radom is a philanthropist and owner of the Imperial Group Inc. Her volunteer work includes the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Leader Dogs for the Blind, and the Michigan Humane Society. At the Bloomfield Township Public Library, she is known as the plant lady for her contributions to the gardens.
Wiegand is chief judge of the 41A District Court, appointed in 2003 by Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm. She is the first female to be named chief judge in the 41A District Court, which comprises of city of Sterling Heights, Shelby Township, Macomb Township and Utica.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in and J.D. from Detroit College of Law in 1990.