Darryl Todd, Director of Talent Initiatives

Direct Dial: 231-724-3179 or  Email Darryl

Darryl Todd is the Interim President/CEO for Muskegon Area First, the county-wide economic development agency.  He is a native of Muskegon Heights, MI and a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he earned a Bachelor of General Science degree with a concentration in Economics & Business Administration.

Darryl’s professional background is wide and varied and includes employment as an Assistance Vice President, Claims Consultant.  In this capacity, he developed comprehensive claims management programs that were managed by captives, third-party administrators, and self-insured plans and crafted litigation strategies on behalf of large and multi-national companies.  Additionally, he has held Account Management positions with the global technology company, Pitney Bowes.  He is also a former Quality Assurance Specialist with Michigan Works! (now known as West Michigan Works!).  Darryl began employment with Muskegon Area First in 2014 as a Business Development Specialist and accepted the Interim President/CEO position in September 2017.  He currently sits on the Foreign Trade Zone Board of Directors and West Michigan Works! (WMW!) Workforce Development Board Member.

Darryl is the father of 2 sons and a daughter.  He enjoys spending time with his family, running, and volunteering (he currently volunteers with Young Brothers, Men of Color Read and has sat on the boards of the Pathfinders of Muskegon and the Muskegon Heights Public School Academy).