COVID Overview

Leaders from the MRLA team discuss the challenges MI hospitality operations have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic and what they’ve done to support them.

Time for Q&A will be included with questions submitted at registration. Additional questions to be added as time allows.


Justin Winslow

 Justin Winslow

President & CEO Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association 

Justin Winslow became the President & CEO of the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association in 2015 after serving four years as the Vice President of Government Affairs for the association.

Winslow is responsible for expanding the scope of the association through the incorporation of both the statewide lodging association and the Detroit Restaurant Association into the MRLA. He also led a statewide coalition that successfully defended the industry against several damaging ballot proposals during his tenure as CEO.

As Vice President, Winslow was rated the second most effective association lobbyist in Lansing by MIRS News. In 2015 he received the “Rising Leader” award from the Michigan Society of Association Executives.

Winslow received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the James Madison College at Michigan State University and holds a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree from the same school.

Justin resides in the greater Lansing area with his wife Stephanie and his three children: Avery, Grayson and Alex.