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Jason Kildea: The Unyielding Belief in What’s Possible

Leadership Low Down
July 9, 2018 12:00 PM

Jason Kildea has what every entrepreneur must have, an unyielding belief in what’s possible. Are there moments of doubt, sure. Are there moments when integrity is tempted on whether as a startup do you take the immediate money or do what is right and best for the customer and invest in your future.

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Grand Rapids Metrology Announces Fifth Generation Founding Family Member As New President

Michigan Business Beat
July 5, 2018 3:00 PM

Megan Spruit, 32, named next President of the 96-year old Michigan-based company

Grand Rapids Metrology, the largest provider of measurement services in Michigan, announced in June that Megan Spruit, 32, will be promoted to the position of President effective July 1. She speaks with Jeffrey Mosher about her background, the company and the transition into this role.

Megan Spruit, daughter of current CEO Richard Spruit, is the fifth generation of the 96-year old family business. Richard Spruit will remain in the position of CEO. Grand Rapids Metrology currently has offices in Grand Rapids, Benton Harbor, Bay City, Battle Creek and Metro Detroit.

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SBAM Releases Entrepreneurship-led Economic Development Strategy

Michigan Business Network
June 8, 2018 11:00 AM

Lansing, MI – The Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) today released “Accelerating Growth: An Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development Strategy for Michigan” in partnership with Public Sector Consultants (PSC), Sheridan Venture Programs International (SVPI) and Shepherd Advisors. This report outlines recommendations to accelerate small business growth.

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Andrea Kerbuski: A Leadership Journey

Leadership Low Down
June 7, 2018 11:00 AM

Andrea Kerbuski is an extraordinary influencer. Her story starts with the realization that introverted young people can be influencers too.

Join us to hear about Andrea’s leadership journey from school and FFA to Senior Account Manager at a national firm and how truly inspiring and challenging she is to us all.

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Bob Burg the Go-Giver

Be Investable
June 6, 2018 8:00 AM

On this segment of Be Investable is Bob Burg. Bob is a sought-after speaker at company leadership and sales conferences on topics at the core of the Go-Giver books. A former television personality and top-producing salesperson, Bob has shared the platform with some of today’s top business leaders, broadcast personalities, coaches, athletes, and political leaders, including a former U.S. president.

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Titanium Fit Co. - Lifestyle, Travel, Fitness

Millennial Mindset
May 21, 2018 1:00 PM

Jeffrey welcomes guest, Mike Smith, CEO of Titanium Fit Co. Titanium Fit Co is based out of the Metro Detroit Area and sells fitness based clothing and accessories. They combine Lifestyle, Travel, and Fitness to provide a unique company dynamic. Mike goes on to talk about his titanium team that he has as well as welcoming you the opportunity to join his team. You can follow them on social media @titaniumfitco or their website www.titaniumfitco.com

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York Project, Detroit, MI - Be the Change

Millennial Mindset
May 21, 2018 12:00 PM

Jeffrey welcomes guest, Austin Shepherd, Marketing Director of York Project. York Project is a streetwear company established in 2013 by Josh York based out of Detroit, MI. For every purchase they provide living essentials to homeless men and women in the Greater Detroit area. You can view their apparel on their website www.yorkproject.com and follow them on social media @yorkproject

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Artist Incubator Comes Alive in Lansing

Show Biz Weekly
May 11, 2018 11:00 AM

With over 250 shows, Show Biz Weekly has met some fascinating people from all over the world, but one of our greatest interviews has to be with Mr. Jerry Norris who founded “The Fledge”, opening Tuesday, May 15th. Norris is one of those people that you never, ever, forget. A man of successful experiences, Norris decided that he and his now more silent partner, decided to open the doors to an incubator without doors of separation either mentally or physically. It’s a place where agility is accepted, but not required. It blends with accelerating creative competitions based on a paradigm of innovation, and combines many, with skills they may know or not.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business 2018 Let the Celebration Begin!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 2, 2018 11:00 PM

#MCSB2018 Nobody celebrates entrepreneurship quite like Michigan. It's officially awards week, and we're ready to party. May 3 | 5:00 PM | The Lansing Center | Lansing, MI.  See you on the Red Carpet! Michigan is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate our small businesses. If you're attending, make sure to stop by the MEDC red carpet livestream from
5:00 - 5:30 PM.

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MVCA Brings Investments into Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 3:00 PM

Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director, MVCA - Michigan Venture Capital Association joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher on this segment of Michigan Business Network.

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