Dr. Samuel Shaheen (ARC Vice President):  Dr. Samuel Shaheen serves as President and CEO of Shaheen Development. For 50 years, Shaheen Development has enriched our communities by creating places for living, working, leisure, and healthcare. Dr. Shaheen has passion and a 20 year history of urban redevelopment projects throughout Michigan which includes the restoration of the Historic Temple Theater in Saginaw. Dr. Shaheen’s community leadership roles include: founding member of the Temple Theatre Foundation, he helped establish the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum, and is one of two founding directors of the Saginaw Art Museum. He has served on numerous boards and is currently on the Great Lakes Advisory Board of Huntington Bank, the Board of Trustees for Albion College, and is a past chair of the Covenant Healthcare Mackinaw Surgery Center Board. Dr. Shaheen has received many awards over the years for his business, leadership and philanthropic endeavors, including the 2016 Governor’s Award for Community Philanthropy, Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Saginaw Award, and Saginaw Future’s Outstanding Economic Investment Award just to name a few. In addition to his philanthropic and development projects, Dr. Shaheen is the Executive Director for Central Michigan University Medical Education Partners. The partnership between Central Michigan University and Saginaw’s two major hospital systems.  Prior, he served as Professor of Surgery and Chair of Surgical Disciplines for CMU College of Medicine. Dr. Shaheen is a 1988 graduate of Albion College where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, he earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Michigan in 1992 and completed his surgical training at Northwestern University in 1997 before returning to his hometown of Saginaw. He resides in Saginaw with his wife Holly, and his four children.