Mark A. Davidoff

Deloitte’s Michigan managing partner, Mark A. Davidoff, is set to retire and begin 2020 as President and CEO of The Fisher Group.

Mark A. Davidoff, Michigan managing partner at Deloitte LLP, will retire on Dec. 31 then join the Fisher Group as president/CEO, effective Jan. 2, 2020.

The Fisher Group, based in Southfield, is a single-family office for the three-generation family members of Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher.

“It’s been a high honor to serve as Deloitte’s Michigan managing partner, which has prepared me to lead the Fisher Group in keeping with the vision of the founders,” Davidoff said.

Davidoff’s stewardship of family relationships will focus on NextGen engagement and involvement. He will be partnering closely with Doug Bitonti Stewart, executive director of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, to enable greater community impact.

He succeeds Ira J. Jaffe, the current president/CEO of the Fisher Group and founder of Jaffe, Raitt Heuer and Weiss, who will continue to be engaged by the Fisher Group in various capacities.

“We are excited to have Mark leading the family office as the family members’ needs mature and evolve,” said Marjorie F. Furman, board member at the Fisher Group.
Prior to Deloitte, Davidoff was the COO and executive director of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. His career includes two decades in leadership roles with impact organizations.

He currently serves as chairman of both the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Israel Business Accelerator, as well as on the boards of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Business Leaders for Michigan and the Detroit Economic Club.

“His unique experience brings a strong pedigree and personal values to his new position that will preserve and accelerate the legacy established by our founders,” said Jane F. Sherman, board member of the Fisher Group.

Fellow board member Phillip Wm. Fisher added, “It has been my privilege serving with Mark on a variety of boards over the past three decades, and I look forward to partnering with him to evolve solutions addressing the family’s needs.”


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