Congratulations to Leadership Macomb’s Class of XXV Graduate, Ross Wilberding, PE

Posted on June 26, 2023

Ross Wilberding, PE

AEW Project Manager Ross Wilberding graduated on June 7 from Leadership Macomb’s 2022 – 2023 Core Program at a commencement event held at Shelby Gardens in Shelby Township.

Leadership Macomb (LM) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring together professionals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines and provide them with detailed information about important topics in Macomb County. Through a ten-month program, participants develop long-term business relationships and a better understanding of the challenges facing Macomb County. The program started in 1996 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. A Junior Program for students entering their junior year of high school was established in 2013.

Over 1,400 individuals representing more than 260 organizations have participated in the program since its inception, and AEW is honored to have these current and former teammates complete the curriculum:

Participant          LM Class

  • Steve Krajnik – IV
  • Michael Vigneron – XI
  • Scott Lockwood – XII
  • Lyle Winn – XIII
  • John Chown – XIV
  • Jason Arlow – XV
  • Kyle Seidel – XVI
  • Steve Pangori – XVII
  • Vanessa Hayes – XVIII
  • Aseel Putros – XIX
  • Michael Truax – XXI
  • Louis Urban – XXII
  • Juli Sala – XXIII (longest class ever, Sept. 2019 – Feb. 2022 due to Covid)
  • Ryan Kern – XXIV
  • Ross Wilberding – XXV         
Leadership Macomb XXV Graduating Class.

To learn more about this organization, visit their website at