PHOENIX – David Schembri grew up in a blue-collar neighborhood that rubs shoulders with the Detroit City Airport. As a young man, he worked the midnight shift loading beer trucks at the old Stroh Brewery. His dad worked midnights maintaining assembly line equipment at the defunct Fisher Body plant nearby. "We'd meet for 'lunch' at 2 a.m.," recalls the son. "That was great." Schembri's automotive career has driven him far from Detroit's working-class east side. He's now a top marketing ...

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