As Executive Director, Brent leads TOMTC’s work Advocating, Maintaining and Promoting trails in Northern Michigan. He comes to us from a long career in clean water advocacy, most recently as Regional Director with the national non-profit organization Clean Water Action. His wife Danielle is a Northern Michigan native and they are excited to have realized their dream of living in Petoskey. Away from the office Brent enjoys playing ice hockey and trying to keep up with his son David on hiking, biking, and camping adventures.
As Relationship Builder, Eric Cox, TOMTC’s newest hire, is responsible for developing new Trails Council partnerships and nurturing existing ones, in addition to assisting with communications needs. After a long career in newspaper journalism, this former publisher still freelances as a writer, photographer and editor. An Indiana native, Eric lives in Petoskey with his wife, Stacy. They enjoy exploring Northern Michigan via bicycle, walking, and hiking as well as spending time with family.