Economic development has long been recognized as a crucial component for a better future. For over 30 years, Maureen Donohue Krauss has dedicated her career to this noble pursuit, starting as an intern in the industry and rising through the ranks to become a respected economic development leader. With extensive experience in Michigan, Arizona, Indiana, and back to Michigan, Maureen has helped communities learn from the past, embrace the present, and find a path forward to a prosperous future.
Maureen’s deep attachment to the Detroit Region is especially evident, as she grew up in Southeast Michigan and witnessed firsthand the area’s transformation into a global leader. With its wealth of talent, innovative spirit, and the presence of major corporations from all over the world, the Detroit Region is an unparalleled location to conduct business in the North American market. At the Detroit Regional Partnership, Maureen leads a team of highly skilled business development professionals who specialize in site selection, talent solutions, and other aspects of economic development. Their commitment to driving the region forward has earned the trust of companies and communities alike, with creative solutions to the most pressing challenges.