About Metro community development

Mission Statement

We serve as a catalyst, committed to excellence through effective partnerships, advocacy, economic and community engagement, and community development through the provision of financial products and development services to economically distressed populations, to promote stable vibrant communities.


Partnering to Build Strong, Vibrant Communities


  • We are flexible and compassionate

  • We are committed to the highest standards of quality

  • We demand integrity in all our endeavors


Guiding Principles

  • Explore alternative solutions that support our mission

  • Respond to unplanned events and information

  • Demonstrate benevolent concern and compassion for the needs of others

  • Maintain client trust through honesty, accountability, and professionalism

  • Proactively respond to inquiries and concerns of stakeholders

  • Tenaciously uphold organizational values

  • Value and attract interactions with diverse clients and partners

  • Share knowledge and experience to inspire others to action

  • Transparency with confidentiality preserved

Our Purpose

Identifying and selecting target areas within the greater Flint Metropolitan area on which to focus the comprehensive revitalization efforts of the Corporation in order to improve physical and socio-economic conditions therein and thereby reduce the burden on the federal, state and local government to provide social and welfare programs to the residents of such areas.


Demonstrating the ways in which targeted public/private resources can provide a return on investment to sponsors and financiers through improvement of the overall socio-economic climate of the community.


Increasing private sector support for affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization through the establishment and maintenance of affordable housing financing programs.


Building the production capacity of nonprofit housing developers in the greater Flint Metropolitan area through the provision of training, professional and technical assistance and by increasing the availability of financial resources.


Combating community blight and deterioration in the greater Flint Metropolitan area by helping to maintain, improve and increase the supply of affordable housing to lower income residents of the area through educational activities and financing programs.



Brian G. Glowiak

Chief Executive Officer

Celebrating the Launch of Back@Home 
Metro's Team at the Moving You Forward Community Expo

Mr. Jimmy King

Retired Field Manager Consumers Energy

The Honorable Joseph Farah

Circuit Judge, 7th Judicial Circuit Court

Ms. Betty Ramsdell

Chair, Metro Housing Partnership, Inc.; Board Member At-Large, Flint Board of Education


Mr. Robert Rummel, Past Chair

Senior Vice-President, JP Morgan Chase

Mr. Jack Stock

Director of Alumni Engagement, Kettering University


Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea

President, Mott Community College​

Management Team

Tracey Jackson

​Vice President, Community Development


(810) 767-4622 ext. 300

Emily Doerr

Vice President, Housing Development 


(810) 767-4622 ext  240​​

Brian G. Glowiak

Chief Executive Officer​


Marcus Rankins

Vice President, Asset Development


(810) 767-4622 ext. 460

Angela Morey

Assistant Director of Operations


(810) 767-4622 ext. 260​​

Board of Directors

Ms. Rachelle A. Kippe, Chair

Senior Vice President, Head of Community Lending, Huntington Bank


Mr. Bruce T. Colasanti, Vice Chair

Senior Vice President, Bank of America


Mr. Dan Fleckenstein, Treasurer

President & CEO, RPF Oil Co.


Mr. Robert Nichols, Immediate Past Chair

Director of FIRST Robotics Community Center, Kettering University

Mr. Brian G. Glowiak, CEO

Metro Community Development, Inc.

Ms. Victoria Arteaga

Attorney, International Affairs Center

Founders & Funders

Metro Community Development Was Founded By:
Bank of American logo
Charles Steward Mott Foundation logo
Chase Bank logo
City of Flint logo
Genesee County Planning Commissin logo
Huntington Bank logo
Hurley Medical Center logo
Kettering Universit logo
Our Funding Partners Include:



Chemical Bank logo
Department of Labor logo
Fifth Third Bank logo
Housng Partnership Network logo
Michigan Economic Developent Corp logo
MSHDA logo
Neighborhood Works logo
Ruth Mott Foundation logo
U.S. Small Business Administration logo
US Dept of Treasury logo
The State Bank logo
United Way of Genesee County logo
HUD logo
Wells Fargo logo

Mott Foundation Building

503 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 804

Flint, Michigan 48502

Phone  (810) 767-4622

Fax  (810) 767-4664

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