L. Brooks Patterson is transforming Oakland County and southeast Michigan with his vision and no-nonsense leadership. His mission is to make Oakland County one of the best places to live, work, play and raise a family.
That is why he is seeking to continue his legacy of leadership and innovation as your Oakland County Executive. As chief executive officer of one of America’s most affluent and progressive counties, Brooks presides over a $796 million annual budget for FY2012 and a county workforce of nearly 4,000 full and part time benefit eligible employees.
During the 19 years of Brooks’ administration, Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s have awarded Oakland County its coveted AAA bond rating for its prudent fiscal policies and success in transforming Oakland County’s economy from a manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy.
Specialties: Innovative programs Mr. Patterson has launched include: Medical Main Street, Emerging Sector, Automation Alley, Main Street Oakland County, Cloud Computing, The Brooksie Way and more.
Leonard Suchyta, Bruce Neckers, Susan Howard, and L. Brooks Patterson talk about what they valued most in their careers.
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