John Petz is currently director of real estate and public affairs at Domino's Farms Corporation
, a property management and land development company in Ann Arbor Township, Michigan. In his capacity, he manages land development projects on Domino's Farms' nearly 1,600 acres of property in northeastern Ann Arbor. He also serves as the public liaison with elected officials and the greater business community.
He has been heavily involved with the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber
, including serving as chair of the board of directors in 2011. He chaired the Chamber's public policy committee in 2008-2009. During his term on the executive committee of the board, he was instrumental in helping the former Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti community chambers merge into the Regional Chamber in 2010.
He is also actively engaged with the Urban Land Institute
, the pre-eminent professional real estate association, including serving on the Michigan Chapter's program committee.
Previously, he served as Southeast Michigan director for former United States Senator E. Spencer Abraham (R-Michigan). In that capacity he managed strategic outreach in the greater Metro Detroit region and was responsible for constituent relations on transportation, justice and Interior Department matters.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in finance from Walsh College. He also holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and economics from University of Michigan.