Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that Terrence J.L. Reeves has been appointed to the Michigan Strategic Fund Board of Directors, an autonomous entity that oversees state economic development strategies, with ongoing funding in excess of $900 million per year. The Michigan Strategic Fund board has authority over economic development and job creation in the state through the Michigan Business Development Program, the Michigan Community Revitalization Program, Travel Michigan, private activity bonds, Community Development Block Grant awards and as fiduciary agent for the 21st Century Jobs Fund.
Reeves is a senior attorney in Taft's Venture Capital and business and finance practices. He focuses on assisting startups, emerging companies and venture capital funds through all stages of financings and exit transactions. Reeves is active in the Michigan entrepreneurial ecosystem, having served as a judge for the University of Michigan’s Michigan Business Challenge and as a mentor and advisor to companies at TechTown, Bamboo, gBeta Detroit (gener8tor) and the New Enterprise Forum. He is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship and venture capital related matters in the region.