Southwest Detroit Business Association

To serve businesses and the community in Southwest Detroit


About Southwest Detroit Business Association

The Southwest Detroit Business Association is a 64-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Detroit’s most diverse neighborhood, with a vibrant mix of Latino/a (60%), Middle Eastern/White (20%) and Black (20%) residents, including one of Detroit’s most dense commercial corridors with a solid group of Latino-owned and Middle Eastern-owned businesses; a large immigrant community; and adjacency to a heavy industry footprint.

SDBA is searching for a one-year Interim CEO with nonprofit turnaround experience, who can focus on a) assessing key internal systems including financial management and fund development and recommending solutions, b) facilitating a strategic planning process and c) facilitating a search for a permanent CEO.

Operating with a budget of $1.4 million and a staff of 7 full and part-time professionals, SDBA acts as a small business advocate/technical assistance provider; the manager of a Business Improvement District (BID); a real estate developer; a provider of cultural programming; and a convener/planner/advocate on issues affecting its community including environmental, immigration and business issues.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please respond by July 31, 2021, to Mike Odom (see below).

Contact Info



Mike Odom, Board Chair


  • Fee to be negotiated

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