Jean M. Ramirez joined the board of the Community Foundation in the spring of 2017. She currently works for Versa Development, leading the $20 million redevelopment of The Shops at Westshore, formerly Westshore Mall in Holland, Michigan. Jean has more than 20 years of commercial real estate management and marketing experience for top U.S. shopping center companies and has received national recognition for marketing program excellence by the International Council of Shopping Centers.
In addition to her board service at the Community Foundation, she actively supports her community through committee work with many nonprofit organizations and currently serves as a board member for Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP). She also served as President for the Tulipanes Latino Art & Film Festival prior to their 2017 merger with LAUP.
Jean holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with Concentrations in Management and Marketing from Mankato State University in Minnesota.