Jeffrey Ott (ARC Secretary): Jeff Ott is a partner in the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. Jeff has almost 30 years’ experience representing businesses and financial institutions on various corporate matters, including business startups, early round financing, capital raising, corporate and securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and general contract matters. Jeff regularly represents individuals seeking to start new business ventures and existing businesses looking to expand into new markets and/or locations and finance business growth. Jeff received his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1989, where he graduated cum laude, and his A.B. degree from Albion College in 1986, where he graduated summa cum laude. He is a member of the Albion College Board of Trustees, the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Kent County, and the board of directors of Albion Reinvestment Corporation.