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Michigan Business Spotlight with Jason Lees & Clarifii

October 17, 2018 10:30 AM

Duke & Jesse sit down with Lansing entrepreneur Jason Lees to talk about Clarifii, a company making water-resistant coating for camera lenses. Jason talks about the company’s humble dorm room origins, their plans for the future, and how they are using Amazon & video marketing to grow. Check them out at https://clarifiiusa.com/
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Ele's Place Grand Rapids Announces New Director

Michigan Business Beat
September 20, 2018 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Jaime Counterman new Director for Ele's Place in Grand Rapids, MI. Recently, Ele's Place Grand Rapids, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support for grieving children and their families, announced that it hired Jaime Counterman as the new Director of the organization's West Michigan office.

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LAFCU Adds Mortgage Loan Officers to Meet Demand, Expand Service

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2018 12:00 PM

Credit union is positioned to serve members throughout state.

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is welcoming two mortgage loan officers as the credit union ramps up lending service to meet demand in the real estate market and to provide service in new areas within LAFCU’s expanded state-wide service territory.

Jon Novetske, of Eaton Rapids, and Andrew Houle, of Chelsea, cumulatively bring more than 20 years experience with the finance industry, specializing in residential mortgages. They will represent LAFCU in their respective geographical areas as well as work with people across the state who apply for mortgages by phone and online.  

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TechTown Detroit 2017 Annual Report

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2018 5:00 PM

We are pleased to share with you TechTown Detroit’s 2017 Annual Report. Last year, they served more than 400 companies. They created nearly 150 jobs and raised more than $10 million in capital, right here in Detroit. This brings to nearly 2,000 entrepreneurs served in the last 10 years.

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Mary Free Bed at Sparrow

Michigan Business Beat
September 8, 2018 9:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Kris Tennant, OTR/MPT, Director of Rehabilitation for Mary Free Bed, to the MBN studios to share the history and special story around Mary Free Bed.

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Rx Optical Doing Business in Michigan for Over 70 Years

Michigan Business Beat
September 7, 2018 6:00 PM

Vice President of Marketing of Rx Optical, George Jepson is the featured guest on this segment of a Michigan Business Beat. He shares with Jeffrey Mosher some spotlights of another Michigan story.

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You Don't Need Permission

Millennial Mindset
August 29, 2018 3:00 PM

Jeffrey MacCowan welcomes Cooper and Tracey Spaulding, Owners of Cold Box Films. Tracey provides what Cold Box Films is and what they strive to do. Cooper then tells the audience how he got started in film creating and why he wanted to start his own business. Both Tracey and Cooper come from entrepreneurial families so it runs in their blood. The question of being young in the industry and doubt is answered.

Find Cold Box Films on Instagram and FaceBook @coldboxfilms or their website: https://www.coldboxfilms.com/ 

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LAFCU Collections To Be Transformed Under New Director

Michigan Business Network
August 23, 2018 4:00 PM

LAFCU has promoted Kimberly Austin to the position of director of collections. 

LANSING, Mich. — With 27 years of financial experience and specialization in collateral management and bankruptcy, Austin is tasked to make substantial changes to the collections department. The goal is to increase help for members in tough times and to limit damage to their credit score.

“We are using technology to transform how the collections department interacts with members,” said LAFCU CEO Patrick Spyke. “We want LAFCU to be their credit union for life. It’s important we engage them in communication on their platform of choice, that it starts early, and that the strategies developed with the member are good for both the member and LAFCU.


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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | Contributing Sponsor DTE Energy Foundation

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
August 10, 2018 5:00 PM

Chris Holman a Founder of Michigan Celebrates Small Business steps in and talks with Mike Chriss, director of regional relations for DTE Energy. 

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Mark McDaniel Highlights Cinnaire's 2018

Michigan Business Beat
July 25, 2018 4:00 PM

Cinnaire President and CEO Mark McDaniel, reminds the Michigan business community of the key services which the company provides. He then shares highlights of issues impacting the company so far in 2018. These range from unintended consequences from the recent tax bill, and takeaways from the 20th Building Michigan Communities Conference from early May.

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