Nettie Seabrooks

Former Chief Operating Officer at Detroit Institute of Arts

Nettie Seabrooks

Nettie Seabrooks

Former Chief Operating Officer at Detroit Institute of Arts

Biography

nettie h. seabrooks

Board Member, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
Consultant, Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation

Ms. Seabrooks retired from the Detroit Institute of Arts on June 30, 2012. She was named Executive Advisor to the DIA Director in September, 2008 and, before that, had been the DIA's Chief Operating Officer since September, 2002. She joined the museum in February, 2002 as Senior Associate to the Director.

Prior to joining the DIA, Ms. Seabrooks was the chief operating officer and chief of staff for Detroit Mayor Dennis W. Archer. Appointed to this position January 1, 1998, Ms. Seabrooks had served as Mayor Archer's deputy mayor and chief administrative officer during his first four-year term of office. At the time of her appointment by Mayor Archer in 1994, Ms. Seabrooks was director of government relations for General Motors Corporation's North American Operations, and had been with GM for 31 years.

Ms. Seabrooks has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree from Marygrove College, Master of Arts in Library Science degree from the University of Michigan, Master of Arts in Art History degree from Wayne State University, and honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees from Marygrove College and the University of Detroit Mercy. She was elected an honorary director of the Detroit Institute of Arts in November, 2008.

Overview
Career Highlights

Detroit Institute of Arts
Detroit Office of the Mayor, Dennis W. Arche

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Number of Boards

4

Number of Awards

2

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Detroit Institute of Arts

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Inc.

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Partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Stroh Companies, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Former Chief Executive Officer at M-1 Rail

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Former Director of Development at The Grosse Pointe Academy

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Founder at Strategic Staffing Solutions, Inc. (Michigan)

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Member, Board of Directors at Detroit Institute of Arts

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Member, Board of Directors at Detroit Institute of Arts

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Nettie Seabrooks
Former Chief Operating Officer at Detroit Institute of Arts
Education
BS in Chemistry

PROVIDE AN INDEPENDENT, CATHOLIC LIBERAL ARTS HIGHER EDUCATION FOCUSED ON URBAN LEADERSHIP AIMED AT STUDENTS FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS, TO SERVE THE PEOPLE OF DETROIT AND BEYOND.

MA in Library Science

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer
2002 - Prior

The Detroit Institute of Arts provides art conservation services to the museums. The museum includes more than 100 galleries, 150-seat auditorium, a 380-seat lecture/recital hall, an art reference library, and a state-of-the-art conservation services laboratory. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Chief Operating Officer & Chief of Staff
1994 - Prior
Director-Government Relations
Prior

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Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $50K
2013

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Inc. operates as an organization to develop public access. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

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2011

The Detroit Institute of Arts provides art conservation services to the museums. The museum includes more than 100 galleries, 150-seat auditorium, a 380-seat lecture/recital hall, an art reference library, and a state-of-the-art conservation services laboratory. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

$10K - $50K
2011

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Inc. operates as an organization to develop public access. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Political Donations
$5,000
2012

Former President of United States

Awards & Honors
Marygrove College
University of Detroit Mercy
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