Jemison talks jobs, new business, workforce

For the last several years, Arthur Jemison has primarily been focused on housing in Detroit — especially making sure the city’s rebound doesn’t leave behind lower-income residents.

But starting in December, his portfolio will get much bigger as head of the Detroit Economic Growth Corp., replacing Rodrick Miller, who left earlier this year.

Jemison, 47, joined the city of Detroit in 2014, previously serving as the deputy director of the department of housing and community development in Massachusetts. Before that, he served in various governmental roles in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C.

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