Joseph B. Anderson, Jr.

Chairman and CEO
TAG Holdings, LLC
30260 Oak Creek Drive
Wixom, MI 48393
(248) 822-8056

Term expires:
December 31, 2024

Board committees:

Policy and Bylaws
Trustees-Faculty Liaison
Trustees-Student Liaison

Anderson was appointed to the Board of Trustees by Governor Snyder on January 26, 2017, for an eight year term. He is currently the majority owner, Chairman and CEO of TAG Holdings, LLC, which owns several manufacturing service and technology based entities based in North America.  These entities serve a variety of industries including automotive, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense.  He began his business career with General Motors in 1979 and after 13 years of service, went on to become CEO of several different privately held entities.  A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Anderson commanded troops as an infantry officer in the 82nd Airborne Division and served two tours of duty with the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam.  His military awards include two silver stars, five bronze stars, three Army Commendation Medals and eleven Air Medals.  In May 2016, Anderson received the Distinguished Graduate Award from West Point Military Academy for his lifetime of achievement. Anderson currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch. He graduated from West Point with a B.S. degree in Math and Engineering and receive two Masters degrees from UCLA.  He received an Honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from CMU in December 2013.  He is married and lives in Bloomfield Hills.