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MBN Resource Center

The MBN resource center will inform you of the different types of organizations that are helping the Michigan business community with business loan information, webinars, and other resources. 

Organizations include:

  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • National Small Business Association (NSBA)
  • Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM)
  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
  • Small Business Development Center for Michigan (SBDC)
  • and more

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Birgit Klohs | The Right Place Helping Western Michigan Adjust To COVID-19

Chris Holman catches up with Birgit Klohs, The Right Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan. She shares with Chris about how The Right Place is assisting Economic Development and the business community of Western Michigan.
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Taylor A. Gast | Foster Swift Your Legal Guide Through COVID-19 Information

Chris Holman takes two segments to catch up on great information with ​Taylor Gast, Associate (business, tax, cyber law lawyer), Foster Swift Collins & Smith Attorneys PC Lansing, MI, with other branches Southfield Grand Rapids Detroit Holland St. Joseph, MI. The main focus of their conversations was related to the stimulus,... a focus on business and nonprofit entities’ opportunities.listen now

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Bob Jacquart | Stormy Kromer And The Upper Peninsula Adapting To COVID-19

Chris Holman connects with Bob Jacquart, CEO/Owner, Jacquart Fabric Products Inc. Ironwood, Michigan. Bob shares a COVID-19 Update. Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, they have temporarily suspended production and distribution of our products
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Ned Staebler | TechTown Detroit Navigating The Noise Of Daily Changes

Both recording remotely, Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Ned Staebler, President and CEO, TechTown Detroit who is also Vice President for Economic Development, Wayne State University
440 Burroughs | Detroit, MI.listen now


Sandy Baruah | Detroit Regional Chamber Of Commerce Guiding Businesses Through COVID-19

Chris Holman catches up with Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, getting his Friday March 27th, 2020 perspective on COVID-19 and how it's impacting business in Southeastern Michigan's region, and the chamber itself.listen now

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Chris Holman remotely catches up with Automation Alley's Executive Director and CEO Tom Kelly, to find out his perspective on how Michigan companies and his members are working through the current COVID-19 situation.listen now


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SBAM Helps Tackle Business Issues Surrounding COVID-19

Rob Fowler, CEO of Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM), joins Chris Holman to give an update as to how SBAM is helping to tackle some of the issues that are surrounding small business during a time of uncertainty. listen now

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Economic Impact Of Coronavirus With Professor Charles Ballard Phd

To find out what the business community can expect from the Corona Virus and its effects on our economy, Chris Holman spent some time with the man who keeps a close eye on Michigan’s economy, Professor Charles Ballard Phd, Department of Economics at MSU. In the interview, Dr. Ballard explains that not only does the outbreak have serious health implications but also serious economic outcomes.listen now

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(POSTPONED) Business Sports Luncheon 
Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll - MSU Women's Golf Coach

Due to the restrictions placed upon gatherings by Governor Whitmer, MBN has postponed the April 14th, 2020 Business Sports Luncheon. We hope to reschedule this soon. Stay safe and healthy.

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