Entrepreneurs' Organization Elects New President


SOUTHFIELD —  Entrepreneurs’ Organization Detroit, a chapter of the global community that enriches members’ lives through direct peer-to-peer learning, connections to experts and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, announced  that Bingham Farms-based Identity’s Managing Partner Mark Winter has been elected chapter president.

As president, Winter is serving a one-year term during which he is responsible for overseeing the board of directors, managing the day-to-day operations and ensuring the success and sustainability of EO Detroit. Since the chapter’s founding in 1994, EO Detroit has grown to 146 members, generating a combined $1 billion in sales, and employs more than 7,000 employees.

A member of EO Detroit since 2004 and serving on the board since 2007, Winter is the managing partner of Identity, an integrated public relations firm driving strategic communications programs in the areas of brand strategy, media relations and marketing, social media and creative design for a diverse portfolio of clients across the United States.

Winter graduated from Western Michigan University with bachelor’s degrees in both marketing and public relations. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Detroit Regional Chamber and serves on the Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel board of directors.

Established in 1987 as a catalyst for entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, EO is a dynamic, global network of more than 8,500 business owners in 40 countries. Together, these entrepreneurs account for $160 billion in sales and oversee 1.7 million employees.