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ITEC welcomes Lori Adams Simon and Lu Battaglieri to Board of Directors

Michigan Business Network
March 31, 2017 1:00 PM

LANSING, MI —  The Information Technology Empowerment Center is pleased to announce the addition of Lori Adams Simon and Lu Battaglieri to its Board of Directors.

“Lori and Lu are strong additions to our Board of Directors,” said Kirk Riley, ITEC executive director. “I feel that they, as well as their respective companies—Sparrow and Delta Dental of Michigan—represent ITEC’s mission and beliefs: to bring educational opportunities to all members of our community.”

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A Look Ahead to Midland, Michigan's eWeek

Michigan Business Beat
March 23, 2017 6:00 PM

Chris Holman caught up with Becky Church, Vice President Midland Tomorrow and Chris Moultrup, Director Midland Tomorrow Innovation Center of Midland, Michigan, discussing Entrepreneurship Week, March 28-30, 2017. This will be Celebrating “All Things Entrepreneurial”

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Spreading Cheer at Sparrow Children's Center!

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 5:30 PM

MBN's Tony Monge and Michael Steibel had the opportunity to visit Sparrow Hospital Friday March 17th. Ronald McDonald was spreading cheer to the young patients at the Sparrow Children’s Center.

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Why Michigan Manufacturers should be in Novi April 25th!

Michigan Business Beat
March 16, 2017 5:30 PM

Chris Holman catches up with Chuck Hadden, President and CEO, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Lansing, MI. Chuck goes in depth about WHY manufacturers and business community should be at the April 25th event in Novi, Michigan.

The 2017 MFG Forum at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI, will be like nothing you have seen before as MMA partners with the National Center for Manufacturing Science to deliver an exceptional learning experience. This full-day program focuses on emerging issues impacting Michigan's manufacturing sector by providing real-world best practices presented by leading manufacturers and issue experts. In addition to best practices, attendees will learn about important resources to protect and grow their business. Open networking and interactive activities will let you take the conversation to a deeper level and gain insightful new knowledge. Reserve your seat now!  

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Career Firefighter's Lean Journey for Grand Rapids

The Leaning Edge
March 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Brad Brown is a career firefighter with over 21 years of experience, serving the last 8 in the Planning Division for the City of Grand Rapids Fire Department. Having a lifelong passion for learning, Brad has recently completed a four year executive fire officer program at the national fire academy and holds a Master’s degree in Executive Fire Leadership. He has presented numerous times over the past several years for the Michigan Lean Consortium, University of Michigan Industrial Engineering Program, American Society for Quality and the Center for Public Safety Excellence. When not learning or working, Brad spends time on the family farm with his Wife, two young children and way too many animals.

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The Long and Short of Gourmet Shortbread, a Small Business Spotlight

Business Next
March 6, 2017 12:00 PM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Dorothy Truebiro, owner of Scotty Dotty Shortbread. From her Facebook page: “There is a real "Dotty" behind Scotty Dotty Shortbread Company, and I began making shortbread alongside my British Mum about 40 years ago.

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Details of the New Small Business Administration’s Mentor-Protégé Program for Small Businesses

Business Next
February 24, 2017 11:00 AM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Sue Tellier, owner of JetCo Solutionsin Grand Rapids, about the new SBA mentor-protégé program. The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 provided authority for the Small Business Administration to establish mentor-protégé programs for all small businesses.

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For the Love of Acting

Show Biz Weekly
February 23, 2017 4:00 PM

John DeMarco- The Lansing based actor/producer returns to Show Biz Weekly with news on his role in the 36 Hour Film Challenge, a part of the Grand Rapids Short Festival. This recent short, was directed by Lansing based filmmakers, Aaron GM Clark and Andrew K. Tebeau, and of course working with SBW co-host McCallum on the upcoming “Confidence of A Tall Man” from Rebel Pictures.

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Michigan's Aerospace Programs Are Taking Off!

Michigan Business Beat
February 21, 2017 12:30 PM

Access to talent and talent development is always at the top of every company’s list right now when making a decision where to locate their business. That is why Tony Vernaci Vice President, Global Business Development, MEDC, Lansing, is making it a point to visit Michigan’s aerospace academic programs in the U.P.

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Passionate Researcher Talks about International Business

globalEDGE Business Beat
February 10, 2017 2:30 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Lorraine Eden, President Elect, Academy of International Business. She is Professor and holds the Gina and Anthony Bahr '91 Professorship in Business in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

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