Tom Godderis
Tom Goddeeris

Tom Goddeeris is the Executive Director of the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation in Detroit. He is a CDC board member representing Region 6 (City of Detroit).

What is the history/purpose of your organization, in one sentence?

GRDC is a community-based non-profit development organization dedicated to creating a vibrant community in the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods of northwest Detroit.

What do you do at your organization?

As Executive Director, I provide overall leadership to the organization, with a particular emphasis on our housing and economic development programs.

Is there anything special we should know about you or your organization?

GRDC is a very community-driven organization.  Our board is made up entirely of neighborhood residents and all but one of our staff members is also a resident.