President of the Detroit Investment Fund in Detroit, a $52 million private capital fund created and funded by Detroit Renaissance companies to provide financing for growth-oriented businesses and real estate projects with potential to stimulate economic development in Detroit. The fund provides financing to a broad range of industries for residential and community development, commercial and industrial expansion, or relocation and strategic investments. In 1994, Blaszkiewicz assisted in the fundís creation by developing the operating and management plan, managing the capital campaign, and coordinating its private placement offering memorandum. Blaszkiewicz also manages the administration of the Detroit Renaissance pre-development loan funds and the Lower Woodward Housing Fund, a newly created initiative to facilitate residential development by providing gap financing through a revolving loan fund to projects located within the Lower Woodward area of downtown Detroit. Before joining the Detroit Investment Fund, Blaszkiewicz served as director of finance, secretary, and treasurer of the Detroit Renaissance Foundation. He joined Detroit Renaissance in 1990 and managed projects related to finance, transportation, the environment, and technology. He was also responsible for employee administration and audit management and compliance of Detroit Renaissance and various affiliated companies. He continued to serve Detroit Renaissance as secretary and treasurer through 2007. Blaszkiewicz is on the boards of the Detroit Community Loan Fund (and a member of the loan committee), the Wayne State Research and Technology Park, the Michigan Magnet Fund, New Detroit, and the Metropolitan Street Art Academy, and a member of the Lower Woodward Housing Fund management and loan committees. He earned his bachelorís degree in business from Wayne State University and his MBA from Michigan State University.