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Legislative Update: BIAMI & CABT Partners Win 1st Round in Defeating Heavy Truck Legislation!19-Jul-2017

Comparison of truck sizes CABT, the Coalition Against Bigger Trucks, strongly supported by BIAMI, successfully kept an amendment allowing bigger trucks from inclusion in a Transportatio.. Read More...

No-Fault: Fix It, Don't Nix It15-May-2017

"Bad Behavior Also Applies to Insurance Companies" Thanks to the FREEP’s JC Reindl for an informative overview of Michigan’s auto no-fault situation. The series shines in underscoring.. Read More...

Capitol Day, Annual Meeting, and Spring Fling03-Apr-2017

On Wednesday, May 17th, we will be gathering in the Mackinaw Room for Capitol Day 2017. It's a chance for brain injury survivors, their friends and family members, caregivers, and professionals to.. Read More...

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BIA HOME : Brain Injury Association Hires Director of Development and Marketing

Brain Injury Association Hires Director of Development and Marketing

10-Jan-2017 Gerry Schorin

Brighton, Mich., January 10, 2017 – The Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI) has announced the hiring of Gerald Schorin as Director of Development and Marketing. Schorin will be primarily responsible for diversifying and developing fundraising opportunities, maintaining and growing their donor base, and will help advance the BIAMI’s marketing efforts. The announcement was made today by BIAMI President Tom Constand.

“We’re thrilled and extremely fortunate to have Gerry join us,” said Constand. “The expertise in marketing and communications he brings to our association will certainly prove to be a central strength as we continue to grow.”

Prior to joining the BIAMI, Schorin served as the Vice President for Communications and Marketing at Sarah Lawrence College. Prior to his work in higher education, Schorin served as Senior Consultant at Sandy Corporation in Troy and Vice President, Marketing Communications of Fireman’s Fund Mortgage Corporation in Farmington Hills. He has also held the positions of Assistant and Associate Professor of Advertising at Michigan State University. His experience also includes the Director of Communications of Michigan Law School, Director of Strategic Communications at Skidmore College, as well as extensive consulting work in program development, branding, marketing and communications.

Schorin holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in English from the University of Pittsburgh, a Diploma in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College in Dublin, as well as a Ph. D in English and Communication-Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

About the Brain Injury Association of Michigan

The Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI) is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by brain injury while reducing the incidence and impact of brain injury through education, advocacy, support, treatment services and research. Founded in 1981, the Brighton, Mich.-based BIAMI serves Michigan’s brain injury community through comprehensive educational and prevention programs. The BIAMI is the primary conduit between survivors and an extensive network of facilities, programs and professionals in the state of Michigan, which is nationally recognized as a center of excellence in brain injury treatment and rehabilitative care. The BIAMI also supports 20 statewide chapters and support groups that meet monthly. For more information, visit or call the toll-free helpline at (800) 444-6443.