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Keynote Speaker

Larry Brinker, Jr., Jr.

Larry Brinker, Jr. is the President of Brinker - a family of five companies that provides a complete range of construction services for commercial developments and is a major player in the transformation of Detroit. Raising the bar for the depth and breadth of services one company can provide to clients, Larry continues to build upon the Brinker story that his Father, Larry Brinker, Sr. started 30 years ago. He is a progressive leader and catalyst for growth who has been involved in over $2 billion dollars of construction projects.
Driven to learn from the best of the best and give back to those who need it most, Larry serves on several Boards and is an active member of industry associations. He is hands-on when it comes to his charitable commitments, spending quality time mentoring and providing opportunity for young people in our community.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan; an Entrepreneur of The Year® 2018 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region Awardee and National Finalist, as well as a 2015 recipient of Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40 and Detroit Business Magazine 30 In Their 30’s awards.
The family of five companies that make up Brinker are: L.S. Brinker, Brinker Team Construction, Universal Glass & Metals, City Carpet & Flooring, and Edgewood Electric.