Bernard N. Kilpatrick

Bernard Kilpatrick, the former mayor’s politically powerful father. Nicknamed “Killer,” the 71-year-old Bernard Kilpatrick was is a former Wayne County Commissioner and a key cog in the late Wayne County Executive Edward McNamara’s political machine. He served as his son’s gatekeeper and is accused of selling city contractors access to the mayor’s office through his consulting firm, Maestro Associates LLC.

Aaron Olson
Aaron Olson is a User Experience Developer for The Detroit News. He is a 2010 graduate of Michigan State University and has interned for The Detroit News and The Miami Herald.