Glen W. Long is an influential business leader who has dedicated his career to promoting economic growth and development in Detroit. He currently serves as the chief financial officer and executive vice president of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1978 with the mission of promoting economic growth and development in the city. Long has been with DEGC for over 20 years and has played a critical role in driving its success.
As CFO and executive vice president, Long oversees the financial management of DEGC, ensuring that the organization’s finances are managed effectively and efficiently. His leadership has enabled DEGC to attract and retain a diverse range of businesses, from small startups to large corporations, creating job opportunities for the community. Long has also been instrumental in the development of critical infrastructure projects such as the M-1 Rail streetcar line, which has improved transportation in downtown Detroit.