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Michigan Women-Owned Small Business of the Year - Motawi Tileworks

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 12, 2016 9:17 AM

Motawi Tileworks

Nawal Motawi founded Motawi Tileworks in 1992. A University of Michigan art school graduate with a restless spirit and an interest in applied arts, Nawal moved to Detroit to learn tilemaking at Detroit’s storied Pewabic Pottery. She returned to Ann Arbor after just two years to begin making her own tiles in a garage studio and selling them from a stand she rented at the local farmers market.

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MCSB Awardee - ContentOro

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 3, 2016 8:00 PM

Named 2016 Innovation Award Winner

ContentOro was founded in 2014 by Bob Chunn to address a problem he had while attempting to attract and engage customers online. “Finding a freelancer or company to write for my sites was a time consuming and expensive proposition. The writing was inauthentic and usually written to promote keywords versus delivering value to my end consumer.”

Bob knew there had to be a better way.

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RMC Strategies on Combating The Talent Gap

Michigan Business Beat
May 3, 2016 4:00 PM

Jim Biermiester and Jamie Lytle, Managing Partners of Recruitment Management Consultants, LLC, (RMC) return to MBN after a recent spotlight on the Michigan Celebrates Feature. 
 
As one of the largest recruitment companies in the Michigan area. the discuss dealing with an unemployment rate of 2.8% in the IT sector and what that means for recruitment agencies in Michigan stating, "This is the essence of why we started the business."
 
RMC also talks about helping to combat Michigan talent moving out of state.
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Health and Safety Firm Named to MI 50 Companies to Watch List

Business Next
April 25, 2016 8:42 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Ellen Hallett, chief operating officer for RightAnswer.com, Inc., of Midland. The firm was recently named a member of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch.

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MCSB Awardee - RightBrain Networks

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 17, 2016 9:30 AM

Named one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

RightBrain Networks is a team of software engineers (Development) and site reliability engineers (Operations) developing applications, infrastructure and educational solutions for enterprises utilizing Cloud resources.

Our DevOps team can analyze the cloud-readiness of your existing applications or build self-healing, highly-scalable custom software ready to deploy. We’ve launched over 100 Amazon Web Services cloud deployments and are among an elite 6% of AWS Advanced Consulting Partners.

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MCSB Awardee - Mopec

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 16, 2016 8:31 PM

Named one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

Mopec specializes in designing customized solutions for hospitals, universities and morgues. Our solutions are designed and manufactured with our client's specific needs in mind. We focus on safety, ergonomics and workflow as the top priorities for all projects. Our technical prowess and quality craftsmanship make us an industry leader. Our work is showcased among the top facilities in more than 80 countries across the globe. You can count on us to guide your team every step of the way, from imagination through installation.

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MCSB Awardee - Avomeen Analytical Services

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 16, 2016 8:17 PM

Named one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

Avomeen is a full-service chemical testing laboratory that offers advanced product testing & development services for a variety of specialty, consumer, and industrial goods.

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MCSB Awardee - Recruitment Management Consultants, LLC

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 13, 2016 8:00 PM

Named one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

Recruitment Management Consultants (RMC) is a Michigan based, full-service Information Technology (IT) Consulting and Placement agency. The company offers highly experienced recruiting and account management professionals with the ability to service the diverse needs of Michigan companies seeking to employ top technical talent within the region - specializing in Applications, Infrastructure, and Communications expertise.  

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MCSB Awardee - Red Level Networks

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 13, 2016 7:30 PM

Named one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

Red Level offers information technology services 24/7, 365 days per year. Our clients can expect our team to recommend new services and solutions that help move their businesses forward, such as the latest in virtualization, storage, disaster recovery, colocation and Cloud Integration. As we continue to meet and exceed our clients’ demands, we took note of the latest demand to have proactive and preventative maintenance in place, ultimately eliminating unnecessary and costly downtime.

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MCSB Awardee - BizStream

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
April 12, 2016 7:30 PM

Named one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

BizStream just isn't the kind of place where we sit down to painstakingly hash out and write mission and vision statements. It's not how we're made. But, make no mistake, BizStream has a plan. From that day in 2001 when Mark Schmidt brought BizStream into the world, he knew what the DNA of the company needed to be.

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