Lisa Vilella is the Executive Director at Mimi’s Mission. She is a life-long Downriver resident, being raised on Grosse Ile and currently residing in Wyandotte. She is happily married to her husband Jim, with three grown children and four grandchildren. The concept of Mimi’s Mission began in 2013, while operating an insurance agency, in which Lisa owned. Mimi’s Mission went from concept to reality in 2015, when it became a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. In October of 2017, she closed her agency to focus on Mimi’s Mission full time. Now that she can concentrate solely on Mimi’s Mission, Vilella hopes to assist more residents in our community.
Dan Cubr is a Divisional Vice President with Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online mortgage lender. A graduate of Davenport University (BBA-Finance), an alumnus of Fortune 500 firms including Ernst & Young and Ford Motor Company, and former business owner, Dan possesses extensive experience in sales, relationship management, business development, and personal/professional development. Dan has been a resident of Brownstown Township for the last 13 years, where he lives with his son Mason and daughter Avery. He is also very active in the community, coaching his son and daughter and their respective Flat Rock Community basketball teams, as well as his son’s flag football team. A devoted family man who loves spending time with family and friends, Dan also looks to stay active by playing basketball, golf, and by working out. He believes that people have responsibility to look out for one another and should always think about how they can make things better for those around them.
Sue Robach is the owner of Robach & Associates, LLC, a business consulting company she founded in 1998. She specializes in leadership development, problem solving, team building, and continuous improvement. Clients include industrial, healthcare and aerospace. Sue was previously a corporate trainer and Communications Director for a global automotive manufacturer and former Director of Communications for the Michigan Association of CPAs. Sue and her husband Larry (Dupuis) live on Grosse Ile. She is active with the 100 Women Who Care Downriver, as well as the West Shore Golf and Country Club. Sue loves to spend time with friends and family. She is a frequent traveler for both business and pleasure. Her motto in business and in life is to help others become internally motivated to want to do their best work. She’s excited about the potential with Mimi’s Mission.
Linda Lucas is retired after careers in many fields. One of the longest, was a job that started in 1986, in the Social Work component of Head Start. She found the program to suit her perfectly. She had been a single mother in the 1970’s and had maneuvered the world of Legal Aid, Welfare, Pell Grants and Parenthood to her daughter on her own. She went on to have jobs in many fields, lastly as Executive Assistant to the President at an automotive supplier. The philosophies of Social Work as well as her knowledge she learned from single parenthood has stayed with her as she continues to work on the Board of Mimi’s Mission.