Terri Fitzpatrick serves as Boji Group’s COO and Vice President of Development. She has 30 years of corporate, tribal and public sector real estate experience; including six years as real estate director and strategic development director for the State of Michigan, DTMB. She was responsible for the oversight of a portfolio of 700+ leases totaling more than 8 million square feet of space and a budget of $125 million. Upon joining Boji Group in 2014, Fitzpatrick served as vice president of tribal business development for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation where she designed the state’s strategy to foster economic diversification for Michigan’s 12 federally recognized Indian tribes.
During her tenure as real estate director for the State of Michigan, DTMB, her team received the prestigious Innovation Award from the National Association of State Facility Administrators for operating efficiencies and cost saving accomplishments under a Private-Public Partnership for the delivery of state real estate services and was featured in the Greater Lansing Business Monthly’s “Women in Real Estate” edition. Fitzpatrick also worked closely with the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority during its inception and transitioned the Land Bank from the Department of Treasury to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. She attended Lake Superior State University and is a graduate of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University.
Fitzpatrick is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She has served on a variety of boards, including the YMCA, Girl Scouts, St. Ignace Planning Commission, Building Owners and Managers (BOMA), Sault Ste. Marie Tribe Housing Authority and Utility Authority and Northern Initiatives, a nonprofit business development affiliate of Northern Michigan University. She also served as the first chairperson of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi’s business development board, Waseyabek Development Company, from 2014-2016.