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Board of Directors


Vincent Kirkwood

Board Member

Vincent is an experiential marketing professional with MRA Mobile Experiential holding the position of Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Consumer Events. Vincent designs, manages, and produces mobile experiential marketing programs for organizations such as the NHL, the NFL, Asics, Meijer, Sprint, and several other corporations across the U.S. and Canada.

In addition, Vincent is an Associate Professor teaching at both Wayne State University and Cleary University. Vincent’s academic focus is on Sport Promotions and Marketing.

Vincent was named a Ford “Man of Courage” in 2016 by the Ford Motor Company Foundation and in 2017 he was named “Marketing Wiz” by Black Enterprise Magazine.

Vincent received his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in 2009 and his Masters in Sports Administration from Wayne State University in 2011. He is currently working on his Educational Doctorate degree from Concordia University in Chicago where his focus is Sports Leadership.

In January 2020, after just one year on the commission, Vincent was elected Chairman of the Board for West Bloomfield Township Parks and Recreation. In addition to the WB Parks and Rec Board he also is a trustee for Art Road Non-Profit, Vice Chairman for the Michigan Sports Legacy Conservancy, and the Marketing Chair and Board Trustee for the Coleman A. Young Foundation.

Vincent resides in West Bloomfield with his wife Kelly, his daughter Harper Rose, and son, Roman.

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