USTA en Former Checker Motors CEO dies <p>The former CEO of Checker Motors in Kalamazoo has reportedly died in Florida. David Markin was 81.</p><p>The <a href="">U.S. Tennis Association</a> announced Markin’s death in an e-mail message to its members today. He served as the USTA’s president in 1989 and 1990. The organization sponsors the boy's tennis championships held in Kalamazoo each summer.</p><p>Markin also served on the <a href="">Kalamazoo College</a> Board of Trustees for 18 years, beginning in 1973.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 17:58:49 +0000 Andrew Robins 5613 at Former Checker Motors CEO dies