Local Leadership

Thank You To Our 2014 Leadership!

 Ed Peper Jr. Steve_Mel_conlonCWC 

Ed Peper, Jr., U.S. Vice President
Fleet & Commercial Operations
General Motors Company
Metro Detroit Walk Co-Chair

Ed started his career with GM in 1984 as a Cadillac sales representative and has held a number of sales and marketing management positions since then, including VP of Sales for Saab Cars, USA and the Regional General Manager for GM in the Northeast Region. A native of Detroit, Ed received his Bachelor of Arts from Hillsdale College and MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a strong supporter of Detroit's Cornerstone Schools and several other national charities. His department led a team at the 2012 Metro Detroit Walk and raised over $28,000 - earning them the title of Top Michigan Fundraising Team in 2012. He walks in memory of both of his parents who lost their battles to cancer.

Dr. Steve & Melissa Conlon
Dental Associates of West Michigan
Grand Rapids Walk Co-Chair

Steve and Melissa currently live in East Grand Rapids with their two sons. Steve is a dentist, practicing in Kentwood, where he has done so for the last 15 years. He has been involved with Team In Training, completing the Chicago and Seattle Marathons as well as the Steelhead Triathlon. The Conlon's involvement with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) began after Melissa's father lost his battle with Acute Myeologenous Leukemia several years ago. They have hosted a bone marrow drive locally for a patient in need and helped organize, with the help of LLS and the Michigan Dental Association, the largest ever, statewide bone marrow drive held in dental offices last May. The drive will be repeated this October.




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