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Business Leaders for Michigan 2019 Michigan CEO Summit

Michigan Business Network
November 14, 2019 12:00 PM

BLM And Michigan CEOs were back to Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, November 5th.

After sharing the welcome on that Tuesday, Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan shared a presentation Michigan’s Future Is Now.

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Jay Kennedy: Better Brand Protection for Businesses

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 12, 2019 5:00 PM

Hosted by Jade Sims, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Jay Kennedy. Jay is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Department of Criminal Justice and the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) at MSU. He focuses much of his research on brand protection issues faced by small and medium-sized enterprises, and has developed a tool for businesses to help them make better brand protection decisions and create brand protection strategies globally. You can contact the A-CAPP Center and follow their work on their website: a-capp.msu.edu/

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Genomenon Accelerates Rare and Genetic Disease Research with Mastermind Version 2.0

Michigan Business Network
November 8, 2019 11:00 AM

Mastermind Genomic Search Engine Now Filters Evidence by Phenotype – Critical for the Genetic Interpretation of Rare Diseases


Genomenon® announced the release of Mastermind® version 2.0. The Genomic Search Engine now includes the ability to search the entirety of the genomic literature by phenotypes (symptoms). This new functionality will further accelerate diagnosis of patients with genetic and rare diseases.

Patients, particularly those with rare diseases, don’t always have a name for their condition. This makes it very difficult to diagnose and treat their disease. The ability to search the genetic literature by symptoms (following the Human Phenotype Ontology, or HPO) helps clinicians narrow their diagnosis to the appropriate disease and treatment.

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Congenica Partners with Genomenon to Integrate Mastermind into Congenica Clinical Platform

Michigan Business Network
October 10, 2019 8:00 AM

Partnership with Genomenon includes placing Mastermind Genomic Search Engine at UK’s National Health Service (NHS).

Genomenon® announces a partnership with Congenica Ltdthat incorporates Mastermind® Genomic Search Engine results into Congenica’s clinical decision support platform for genomic data interpretation. The goal of the partnership is to put the most up-to-date genomic research at the fingertips of geneticists diagnosing genetic diseases.

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Road to Readiness Accepting Participants for Fall 2019 Program

Michigan Business Network
August 19, 2019 2:00 PM

Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness presented by TechTown, Design Core Detroit and the Detroit Development Fund. Classes are 8:30am - 12:00pm every Monday from September 30 - October 28.

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Preparing for the Generation Z Workforce

Michigan Business Network
August 19, 2019 10:00 AM

By Keisha Ward

We now understand and have embraced the vast workplace changes experienced by the millennial generation, arguably the most workforce altering generation yet. We will have an opportunity to offer a fair analysis as we prepare for the entrance of a new generation of tech savvy, independent, free spirited individuals. It is now time for organizations to shift gears and focus attention on a rapidly approaching game changer called Generation Z (Gen Z).

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MBN Celebrating 8 Years! Remembering Inaugural Episode with Rob Fowler!

Michigan Business Beat
June 26, 2019 10:00 AM

July 4th 2019, is marking the 8th anniversary for Michigan Business Network. Here, you get to listen to a July 4th 2011 segment from “Michigan Today”, a sister show to ‘Michigan Business Beat’ on MBN.

Chris Holman billed that day nearing a decade ago as both “Freedom from Bad Business Communications Day”, and "Independence from Bad Business Communications Day".

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LAFCU Earns National “Category’s Best” Marketing Award

Michigan Business Network
April 29, 2019 8:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU earned a “Category’s Best” award in the 2019 Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Diamond Award Program, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.

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LAFCU Creates Position Focused on Membership Experience

Michigan Business Network
April 9, 2019 11:00 AM

Credit union veteran Angie Ruzinsky promoted to chief membership officer

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has created the position of chief membership officer to help lead the credit union in delivering exceptional service to its membership. Credit union veteran Angie Ruzinsky has been promoted to the new position.

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LAFCU | Promotes Robyn Jones to VP of Human Resources

Michigan Business Network
March 7, 2019 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Robyn Jones to vice president of human resources.

“Robyn’s skill at fostering a culture of engaged employees is a proven and valuable asset as we focus on providing superior service to LAFCU members,” said Pat Spyke, LAFCU CEO. “Vitally important to this ongoing goal is attracting and developing the best employee talent, areas in which Robyn also excels.”

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