Michigan CLASS Relationship Team
Meet your Michigan CLASS Relationship Team. Superior service is one of the trademarks of Michigan CLASS. We are client focused and committed to assisting Michigan public agencies with their cash investment needs.
The Michigan CLASS Relationship Team can assist you with the following:
- Joining Michigan CLASS
- Questions regarding your existing Michigan CLASS Account
- Speaking engagements
- Michigan CLASS informative presentations
- Advisory services
Get to Know Your Relationship Team
Regional Director, Marketing
Jeff serves as a Regional Director of Marketing for Michigan CLASS. Prior to joining Michigan CLASS, Jeff most recently served as the Finance Director and Deputy Treasurer for Delta Charter Township where his responsibilities included accounting, auditing, annual budget preparation, purchasing, portfolio management, and many other finance related duties for the last 15 years. He additionally served as the Accounting Manager for Neogen Corporations, a publicly traded bio-tech company in the Lansing area. Jeff received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Western Michigan University.
Jeff is an active member of the Michigan Municipal Treasurers’ Association, the Michigan Governmental Finance Officers Association, and the Knights of Columbus. Jeff has enjoyed teaching municipal budgeting classes for the MMTA and other municipal organizations over the last several years. He previously served on the Michigan CLASS Board of Trustees for six years.
Regional Director, Marketing
Kristin serves as a Regional Director of Marketing for Michigan CLASS. Prior to joining Michigan CLASS, she held the position of Business Development Manager at Lansing Community College where she was responsible for the maintenance of strong public and corporate relations across the Greater Lansing region of the state. Kristin received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master of Management degree from Davenport University.
Kristin is actively involved with numerous organizations including the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association, the Michigan Association of County Treasurers, the Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association, the Michigan School Business Officials, and the Michigan Women in Finance group. Kristin is an Advanced Certified Public Funds Investment Manager.
Rich serves as a Marketing Consultant for Michigan CLASS. He has more than 25 years of experience with Michigan public finance organizations and an additional eleven years in the public sector as the former City Treasurer for the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He earned Certificates of Completion from both MMTI and CMFA. Rich received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Public Administration from Eastern Michigan University.
Rich has served on the Board of the Municipal Treasurers Association of the U.S. and Canada and on the Board of the Michigan Municipal Finance Officers Association. He currently serves on several committees of state financial organizations and has previously received the Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association Service Award (2015).