Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. To wrap up his fourteenth episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about how the media covers COVID, business, news, and politics along with differences between Michigan and the national scene.
He joins Glenn Stevens Jr., the executive director of MICHauto and serves as the Detroit Regional Chamber’s vice president of automotive and mobility initiatives.
Listen to Glenn and Tony's conversation by clicking on the PodCast playlist below!
In his role, Stevens provides strategic direction and leadership to the MICHauto program in its efforts to promote, grow and retain Michigan’s automotive and next-generation mobility industries. MICHauto is the voice and convening body for Michigan to address key industry issues for talent, advocacy, and awareness.
Their conversation covers a wide range of topics connected to Electric Vehicles, chip shortages and solutions to that, and other logistic issues, along with dealing with COVID restrictions. They also cover some of the big auto-related stories across Detroit and Mid-Michigan.
Stevens Jr. has more than 25 years of experience across the automotive, steel, specialty chemicals, and capital equipment industries. Prior to joining the Chamber, Stevens served as senior vice president of membership and sales with the Original Equipment Suppliers Association, where he was responsible for membership growth and retention, strategic partnerships, and automotive industry development with states across the country.
Additionally, his previous experience includes leadership positions with Blue Water Automotive Systems, Kolene Corp., and National Steel Corp. Stevens chairs the Michigan Mobility Initiative, serves on the Advisory Board of Team One Plastics, is co-chair of the Michigan State University
Broad Executive Forum, and serves on the Advisory Board of Detroit City Football Club. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and an executive MBA from Michigan State University.
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