Who We Are

Making an Impact

The Activate Detroit team brings solid backgrounds in business, government, education, and health care. Together, we work hard to make sure each project is mutually beneficial to our clients and our community. We are the key to unlocking Detroit.

MEET OUR TEAM

For over 11 years, Activate Detroit, formerly known as Thomas Group Consulting, has worked within the community, getting projects accomplished. Using the vast connections that make up our Activation Network combined with our decades of experience, we work together to help businesses navigate the complicated path of development as well as community and government relations.

Buzz Thomas

Buzz Thomas

Principal

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Terence Thomas

Terence Thomas

Principal

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Clarence Gayles

Clarence Gayles

Director of Strategic Engagement

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August R. Gitschlag

August R. Gitschlag

Democracy Consultant

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George Etheridge

George Etheridge

Economic Policy Development Manager

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