John W. Stroh, III has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Stroh Companies since May of 1999. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Stroh Companies, Inc. and its subsidiary, The Stroh Brewery Company (now SBC Holdings) since 1989. Mr. Stroh has led the transition of this 150-year-old family company from brewing industry to a holding company engaged in investment and commercial property management.
Involved in various civic activities, Mr. Stroh is a member of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Institute of Arts and serves as Vice-Chairman. He is a past President of the Founders Junior Council of the DIA. He is a director of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and serves on the Planning and Finance Committee. He also serves as Vice Chairman and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Detroit Downtown, Inc.