Jim Dobleske, CEO, Ford Land

FREE Luncheon: Wednesday, 19 October 2022

10:30 AM: Begin registration at Dearborn Country Club.

11:30 AM: Lunch – $30, Flank Steak or Lemon Butter Cod (All major credit cards will be accepted.)

12:15 PM: Begin meeting (Zoom session will start earlier and will go live at 12:15)

12:30 PM: Speaker – Jim Dobleske, Chair and CEO, Ford Land

Introductory remarks will be followed by a question & answer discussion. Only in-person members will participate in the interactive Q & A. Zoom participants must submit questions in advance by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. They will be consolidated and integrated into the Q & A by the moderator. The deadline for questions is 15 October.

Please register by Friday, 15 October, as meal counts must be provided for the kitchen. To register, log in, if you have not already done so, click on 10.19.2022 and navigate to the bottom of the page. Check the box appropriate for you (Meat, Fish, Special diet, or Zoom only), then check the “I will go to this event” box and click the “Register” button. A confirmation message will appear at the top of the page when it refreshes.

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Chairman and CEO, Ford Motor Land Development (Ford Land)

Jim Dobleske, chair and CEO of Ford Motor Land Development (Ford Land), the real estate arm and wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. In this appointed leadership role, Dobleske is responsible for Ford’s global real estate portfolio which includes manufacturing, research and development and office properties while supporting the implementation of Ford’s ambitious Ford+ plan to grow and create value.

As chair and CEO of Ford Land, Dobleske oversees real estate, engineering and construction, energy and sustainability, global design, facility management services and workplace experience for Ford Land. Under his leadership, the Ford Land team will help deliver and sustain best-in-class real estate, workplace experiences and facilities across the globe.

Prior to returning to Ford, Dobleske was the Global President of Project Management for CBRE where he was responsible for driving the company’s growth strategy for Project Management and working with a diverse team to help deliver exceptional outcomes for clients.

Before joining CBRE, Dobleske worked for JLL for 17 years where he held positions of increasing responsibility including serving as Global Head of Enterprise Sales for JLL’s Corporate Solutions business, International Director of Project and Development Services, with oversight of project management strategy and delivery. Prior to JLL, Dobleske worked at Ford Motor Company for 11 years in a number of roles including project management and strategic planning laying the foundation for his eventual return to lead Ford Land.

Dobleske earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Grand Valley State University, and a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, Corporate Real Estate from the University of North Texas.

Dobleske is married with three children and currently resides in Tega Cay, South Carolina just south of Charlotte. He enjoys spending time with his family on the lake and staying active by exercising and enjoying the outdoors.


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Event Information

Event Date 10-19-2022
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price Free
Location Dearborn Country Club

Venue Information - Dearborn Country Club

Primary venue for FREE Club lunches.

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