Sam Singh has been an effective leader in shaping state and local policies and programs as an elected official, nonprofit executive, and research consultant. He has expertise in a wide range of issues, including nonprofit management, philanthropy, education, energy, and workforce/entrepreneurial development.
Mr. Singh returns to PPA as a senior consultant after serving six years in the Michigan House of Representatives. His legislative colleagues selected him to be Democratic Leader and Democratic Floor Leader. Previously he served 12 years as an elected official in East Lansing – 10 as a City Council member and two as mayor.
He was a senior consultant for the New Economy Initiative in southeast Michigan. The philanthropy-led project has created a regional network of support for entrepreneurship and workforce development.
Mr. Singh also was the president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, a membership organization serving Michigan’s nonprofit sector.