Forward Detroit Investor Directory

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Forward Detroit is a public and private sector-funded effort.  The organizations listed in this directory are our partners for success that provide the needed resources to assist global organizations.  For questions or if you are interested in becoming an investor, contact Marnita Hamilton at 313.596.0310.

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  • A. Raymond Corporate North America, Inc. Automotive - Fasteners Mr. Chuck Lee ARaymond Industrial 2600 Auburn Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326map (248) 853-2500 Chuck.Lee@araymond.com www.araymond.com
    Specialty(ies): The ARaymond Network, a family run company with 150 years' worth of experience, develops, manufactures and markets fastening and assembly solutions. Our focus throughout our long history, has always been innovation and industrialization. Our core values: collaboration, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and value creation , define who we are and how we work; they are at the heart of our business.
  • AAA Michigan Insurance Mr. H. Keith Mobley Director, Corporate Contributions and Community Relations 1 Auto Club Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126-2694map (313) 336-8177 hkmobley@aaamichigan.com www.aaa.com
    Specialty(ies): AAA of Michigan is part of The Auto Club Group (ACG), the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide memberships, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members across 11 states.
  • AccessPoint Human Resource Consultants & Development Mr. Gregory Packer CEO 28800 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334map (248) 504-6551 gpacker@accesspointhr.com www.accesspointhr.com
    Specialty(ies): AccessPoint, a broad based Human Resources firm, helps companies succeed with human resources outsourcing, talent acquisition, staffing, healthcare IT support and related project management services to clients across 40 states.
  • Adient US LLC Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Byron S. Foster Executive Vice President 49200 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170-2465map (734) 254-7675 byron.s.foster@adient.com www.adient.com
    Specialty(ies): Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into mor
  • Alten Technology USA, Inc. Automotive Consultants Mr. Alexandre De Almeida Business Director 3221 West Big Beaver, Suite 116, Troy, MI 48084map (248) 519-4504 alex.dealmeida@alten.us.com www.alten.com
    Specialty(ies): “ALTEN Technology USA (subsidiary of ALTEN Group) provides support for its clients’ development strategies in the fields of innovation, Research & Development and Information Technology systems. Active in 20 countries, ALTEN covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to full-blown project outsourcing.”
  • American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. William A. Smith Executive Director, Government Affairs & Community Relations 1 Dauch Drive, Detroit, MI 48211-1198map (313) 758-4884 bill.smith@aam.com www.aam.com
    Specialty(ies): American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. is a leading, global tier-one automotive supplier of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles, with a regionally cost competitive and operationally flexible global manufacturing, engineering and sourcing footprint.
  • AMI Manchester Stamping LLC Manufacturers Mr. Vincent J. Henderson Chairman, President & CEO 17951 West Austin Road, Manchester, MI 48158-8668map (817) 209-9676 vhenderson@gallantsteel.com www.amimanchester.com/
    Specialty(ies): Steel Stamper of Automotive & Construction Parts.
  • Ann Arbor SPARK Community - Economic Development Mr. Paul Krutko President & CEO 201 South Division Street, Suite 430, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2259map (734) 761-9317 paul@annarborusa.org www.annarborspark.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic development, entrepreneur education and training, funding, INcubator Network, business accelerator services, entrepreneurial competitions and site selection resources.
  • Aon Risk Services Central, Inc. Insurance Agencies Mr. James W. Webb Chairman 3000 Town Ctr, Ste 3000, Southfield, MI 48075-1102map (248) 936-5364 james.webb@aon.com www.aon.com
    Specialty(ies): Risk management.
  • Baker College Schools - Universities - Colleges Ms. Kristine Barann President 4500 Enterprise Dr, Allen Park, MI 48101-3033map (313) 425-3727 kristine.barann@baker.edu www.baker.edu
    Specialty(ies): The largest private college in Michigan, Baker College is a not-for-profit higher education institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It serves students on multiple campuses and online–including locations in Allen Park, Auburn Hills and Clinton Township. Baker grants certificates and associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
  • Bank of America Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Brian S. Kundich Senior Vice President 2600 W Big Beaver Rd, MI8-900-02-90, Troy, MI 48084-3309map (248) 631-0514 Brian.Kundich@baml.com www.bankofamerica.com
    Specialty(ies): Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.
  • Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Hospitals Dr. Justin Klamerus President 4100 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201-2013map (800) 527-6266 klameruj@karmanos.org www.karmanos.org
  • Barton Malow Company Construction Mr. Alex Ivanikiw Senior Vice President 26500 American Drive, Southfield, MI 48034-2252map (248) 436-5000 alex.ivanikiw@bartonmalow.com www.bartonmalow.com
    Specialty(ies): Construction services.
  • Beaumont Health Hospitals Ms. Mary A. Zatina Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Community Affairs 2000 Town Center, Suite 1200, Southfield, MI 48075map (248) 213-3348 mary.zatina@beaumont.org www.beaumont.org
  • Better Business Bureau Business Associations Ms. Melanie Duquesnel President & CEO 20300 West Twelve Mile Road, Suite 202, Southfield, MI 48076-6409map (248) 799-0316 mduquesnel@easternmichiganbbb.org www.easternmichiganbbb.org
    Specialty(ies): BBB's is an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other. BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust by creating a community of trustworthy businesses, setting standards for marketplace trust, encouraging and supporting best practices, celebrating marketplace role models, and denouncing substandard marketplace
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Insurance - Health Ms. Tricia Keith Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff and Corporate Secretary 600 East Lafayette Boulevard, MC 2100, Detroit, MI 48226-2998map (313) 225-0452 tkeith@bcbsm.com www.bcbsm.com
    Specialty(ies): Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan provides and administers health benefits to more than 4.6 million members residing in Michigan. The company offers a broad variety of plans, including: Traditional, PPO, Dental, Vision, Blue Care Network HMO, BCN Healthy Blue Living, Flexible Blue HSA, Medicare Advantage, Part D Prescription Drug plans, and MyBlue products to individuals under 65.
  • Bodman PLC Attorneys Mr. Robert J. Diehl Jr. Chair, Finance 1901 Saint Antoine Street, 6th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226-2310map (313) 393-7597 rdiehl@bodmanlaw.com www.bodmanlaw.com
    Specialty(ies): Bodman PLC is a full-service business law firm.
  • BorgWarner Inc. Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Mr. Scott D. Gallett Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations 3850 Hamlin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2872map (248) 373-3996 sgallett@borgwarner.com www.borgwarner.com
    Specialty(ies): BorgWarner Inc. engineers components and systems for powertrains around the world. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 58 locations in 19 countries, the company delivers innovative powertrain solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance.
  • Bridgestone Americas Tires - Manufacturers - Wholesalers Mr. Michael Martini President, Consumer Original Equipment 39500 High Pointe Boulevard, Suite 200, Novi, MI 48375-5530map (248) 348-2201 martinimike@bfusa.com www.bridgestone-firestone.com
  • Brose North America, Inc. Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Mr. Michael Brosseau President 3933 Automation Avenue, Suite 280, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1788map (248) 339-4201 michael.brosseau@brose.com www.brose.com
  • Butzel Long, a Professional Corporation Attorneys Mr. Richard E. Rassel Esq. Chairman 41000 Woodward Avenue, Stoneridge West Building, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304map (313) 225-7014 rassel@butzel.com www.butzel.com
  • City of Novi City & Town Planners Mr. Peter Auger CCM, MPA City Manager 45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI 48375map (248) 347-0460 pauger@cityofnovi.org www.investnovi.org
    Specialty(ies): Local government, economic development, business retention, growth and expansion.
  • City of Southfield Mrs. Rochelle Katz-Freeman Business Development Manager 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076-4453map (248) 796-4161 Rfreeman@cityofsouthfield.com www.cityofsouthfield.com
  • Clark Hill PLC Attorneys Mr. Frederick W. Hoffman Of Counsel 500 Woodward Ave, Ste 3500, Detroit, MI 48226-3435map (248) 310-6995 stokeshoffman@comcast.net www.clarkhill.com
    Specialty(ies): Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial full service law firm serving clients in all areas of business legal services, government and public affairs and personal legal services. Its experienced attorneys and other professionals consistently deliver client-centered solutions.
  • Clayton & McKervey, P.C. Accountants-Certified Public Mr. Robert Dutkiewicz CPA, MST President 2000 Town Center, Suite 1800, Southfield, MI 48075-1165map (248) 208-8860 robd@claytonmckervey.com www.claytonmckervey.com
    Specialty(ies): Accounting, tax and business advisory services for closely-held businesses. Assists with global expansion, initial foreign direct investment into United States tax preparation, assurance and audit services.
  • Colliers International Real Estate-Commercial - Industrial Mr. Randall Book Executive Vice Pesident 2 Corporate Drive, Suite 300, Southfield, MI 48370-3759map (248) 226-1816 randall.book@colliers.com www.colliers.com/detroit
    Specialty(ies): Colliers International is a leader in global real estate, offering comprehensive services to investors, property owners, tenants and developers around the world.
  • Comcast Business Telecommunications - Sales - Service Ms. Pamela Dover Senior Director of Public Affairs and Business Development 41112 Concept Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170-4253map (248) 233-4537 pamela_dover@cable.comcast.com www.comcast.com/business
    Specialty(ies): Comcast is a developer, manager and operator of cable, high-speed Internet and phone services for more than 1.4 million customers in Michigan, Comcast is the largest cable provider in the country and one of the leading communications, media and entertainment companies in the world.
  • Comerica Incorporated Banks-Commercial & Savings Ms. Aurora Battaglia Senior Vice President & Group Manager - International Finance - Europe 411 W Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226-3329map (313) 222-5280 aabattaglia@comerica.com www.comerica.com
  • Consumers Energy Gas Companies Ms. Lisa R. Gustafson Executive Director, Business Customer Care 4000 Clay Ave SW, Rm #201, Grand Rapids, MI 49548map (231) 750-1111 Lisa.Gustafson@cmsenergy.com www.consumersenergy.com
    Specialty(ies): CMS Energy is an integrated energy company. Consumers Energy, its principal business, provides natural gas and electricity to more than 6 million of Michigan's 10 million residents. A second subsidiary, CMS Enterprises, operates "utility-like" businesses such as independent power production; natural gas transmission, storage and processing; and energy services.
  • Core Partners Real Estate - Consulting - Brokerage Ms. Jennette Smith Kotila Vice President, Director of Marketing and Communications 30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 366, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-5800map (248) 399-9999 jsk@corepartners.net www.corepartners.net
  • Deloitte LLP Accountants-Certified Public Mr. Mark A. Davidoff Managing Partner, Michigan 200 Renaissance Center, Suite 3900, Detroit, MI 48243-1895map (313) 396-3317 mdavidoff@deloitte.com www.deloitte.com
    Specialty(ies): Deloitte LLP is a fully integrated accounting, assurance and advisory, risk, tax, and consulting service provider. It provides objective reviews and business service solutions for organizations globally.
  • DENSO International America Inc. Automotive OEM Manufacturing Mr. Robert Townsend Director, External Affairs 24777 Denso Drive, Southfield, MI 48086-5047map (248) 372-8237 robert_townsend@denso-diam.com www.densocorp-na.com
  • Deshler Group Holding Company Mr. Robert Gruschow President 34450 Industrial Road, Livonia, MI 48150-1308map (734) 525-9100 rgruschow@deshlergroup.com www.deshlergroup.com
    Specialty(ies): Deshler Group unites seven diverse companies to create singularly sourced, complete and focused solutions for its global customers’ needs, including manufacturing, assembly, information technology, transportation and logistics.
  • Detroit Medical Center Health Care Mr. Ronald Henry Senior Vice President, Chief Facility Engineering & Construction Officer 4707 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201map (313) 745-2422 rhenry2@dmc.org www.dmc.org
    Specialty(ies): Detroit Medical Center is an eight-hospital system with nearly 3,000 private physicians. Its efforts in health education and disease prevention represent an ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC Attorneys Mr. William T. Burgess Member & CEO 500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 4000, Detroit, MI 48226-5403map (313) 223-3500 wburgess@dickinsonwright.com www.dickinson-wright.com
    Specialty(ies): Business law, intellectual property, finance.
  • DTE Energy Electric - Companies Mr. Mark M. King Manager, Economic Development One Energy Plaza, 1274 WCB, Detroit, MI 48226-1279map (313) 235-1649 kingm@dteenergy.com www.dteenergy.com
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC Legal Services Mr. J. Michael Bernard Equity Member; Member of Executive Board 400 Renaissance Center, Suite 2300, Detroit, MI 48243-1668map (313) 568-5374 jbernard@dykema.com www.dykema.com
    Specialty(ies): Dykema Gossett PLLC is a leading national law firm, serving business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex business issues.
  • Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County Community - Economic Development Mr. Dan Casey Chief Executive Officer 100 McMorran Boulevard, 4th Floor, Executive Suite B, Port Huron, MI 48060-4020map (810) 982-9511 dcasey@edascc.com www.edascc.com
    Specialty(ies): Business attraction, foreign trade zone management, site location services, business and community development.
  • Fifth Third Bank Banks-Commercial & Savings Ms. Byna Elliott Vice President of Community Development One Woodward Avenue, Suite 2600, Detroit, MI 48226map (248) 603-0415 byna.elliott@53.com www.53.com
    Specialty(ies): Commercial Banking
  • Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber Inc Consultants Ms. Regine Beauboeuf Director of Client Services 1001 Woodward Ave., Suite 860, Detroit, MI 48226map (313) 293-3550 rcbeauboeuf@ftch.com www.ftch.com
  • Flagstar Bank Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Alessandro DiNello President and Chief Executive Officer 5151 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098-2639map (248) 312-5460 sandro.dinello@flagstar.com www.flagstar.com
    Specialty(ies): Flagstar Bank offers a wide range of products and services for consumers and businesses, all delivered with award-winning service. It offers personal loans, treasury management and investment services.
  • Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Associations and Organizations Ms. Janice Karcher Vice President Economic Development 519 South Saginaw Street, Suite 200, Flint, MI 48502-1815map 810-600-1429 jkarcher@flintandgenesee.org www.flintandgenesee.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic development, business consultation, municipal shared services, member networking, cost savings programs, community brand and marketing, visitor promotion.
  • Foley & Lardner LLP Legal Services Mr. Steven H. Hilfinger Partner 500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 2700, Detroit, MI 48226-3489map (313) 234-7123 shilfinger@foley.com www.foley.com
  • Ford Motor Company Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Brad Simmons BS, MA Director, Government & Stakeholder Relations 1 American Road, Room 1000-A1, Dearborn, MI 48126-2798map (313) 390-9880 bsimmon1@ford.com www.ford.com
  • General Motors Company Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Brian O'Connell Regional Director, State Government Relations 124 West Allegan Street, Suite 1420, Lansing, MI 48933-1768map (517) 377-2077 brian.oconnell@gm.com www.gm.com
    Specialty(ies): General Motors Corp., one of the world's largest automakers, does business in more than 120 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries.
  • Ghafari Associates, LLC Architecture-Engineering-Planning Mr. Ronald M. Moran Vice President 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126map (313) 436-8607 rmoran@ghafari.com www.ghafari.com
    Specialty(ies): Architecture, Engineering and Consulting.
  • Gill Holding Company Inc. Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Tim Gargaro Chief Financial Officer 5271 Plainfield Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1046map (616) 559-2869 tgargaro@gill-industries.com www.gill-industries.com
    Specialty(ies): Gill is a world class, global supplier of advanced mechanisms and engineered assemblies, including customizable seating systems, body in white stampings and assemblies, and chassis and body structures. The company provides proprietary and innovative product designs, flexible and low cost manufacturing capabilities with operations in the United States, Mexico, Asia and Europe. Gill supplies content on over 100 car and truck programs for both OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers.
  • Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association Trade Associations Mr. Patrick Baker Executive Director 28411 Northwestern Highway, Suite 825, Southfield, MI 48034-5531map (248) 354-0001 baker@glfea.org www.glfea.org
    Specialty(ies): GLFEA promotes steel, the steel industry and union construction to business owners, developers, architects, engineers, the steel industry, and the media. We are a dynamic association that has been a vocal advocate of the steel construction industry in Michigan since its founding in 1938.
  • GS3 Business Consultants Ms. Lisa Lunsford Chief Executive Officer 34450 Industrial Road, Livonia, MI 48150-1308map (734) 525-9100 lisa@gs3global.com www.gs3global.com
  • Henry Ford Health System Health Care Mr. Wright L. Lassiter President and CEO 1 Ford Place, Suite 5B, Detroit, MI 48202-3067map (313) 876-8704 wlassit1@hfhs.org www.henryford.com
  • Highgate LLC Marketing Mr. Stephen R. Polk President & CEO 260 East Brown Street, Suite 340, Birmingham, MI 48009-6234map (248) 385-5285 spolk@highgatellc.com
    Specialty(ies): Marketing and consulting.
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP Attorneys Mr. Fritz J. Morsches Chief Community Officer 660 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-3583map (313) 465-7040 fmorsches@honigman.com www.honigman.com
  • Huron Capital Partners LLC Investments Mr. Brian Demkowicz Managing Partner 500 Griswold Street, Suite 2700, Detroit, MI 48226-4485map (313) 962-5801 bdemkowicz@huroncapital.com www.huroncapital.com
  • IAC Group North America Automotive - Components - Research Mr. David Ladd Senior Director, Marketing & Communications 28333 Telegraph Road, Southfield, MI 48034-1953map (248) 455-7090 dladd@iacgroup.com www.iacgroup.com/
  • IAV Automotive Engineering, Inc. Automotive - Design Engineering Mrs. Whitney Lojewski Manager, Marketing 15620 Technology Drive, Northville, MI 48168-2849map (734) 233-3395 whitney.lojewski@iav-usa.com www.iav.com/us
    Specialty(ies): IAV Automotive Engineering is the single source for OEM and supplier needs. It has capabilities in dsign and concept, powertrain development, analysis, simulation, testing, optimization, validation and integration for all vehicle applications.
  • IBEW Local 58 Labor Organizations Ms. Jennifer Mefford Business Development - Marketing 1358 Abbott Street, Detroit, MI 48226-2411map (248) 318-7885 jennifer.mefford@ibewlocal58.org www.ibewlocal58.org
  • Inteva Products, LLC Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Ms. Karen Manardo Global Director, Marketing & Communications 1401 Crooks Road, Troy, MI 48084-7106map (248) 655-8333 kmanardo@intevaproducts.com www.intevaproducts.com
    Specialty(ies): Inteva is a customer-driven global supplier of engineered components and systems. We provide top-tier competitive products and services, with quality measured at single digit rejected parts per million, delivered on-time with competitive pricing. We serve customers in non-automotive markets (such as commercial vehicle, defense, consumer and other markets) and provide our Closure Systems, Interior Systems, Motors & Electronics and Roof Systems to the world's leading global and regional automakerC
  • ITC Holdings Corp. Electric - Companies Mr. Dan Jankowski Manager, Marketing & Corporate Affairs 27175 Energy Way, Novi, MI 48377-3639map (248) 946-3477 djankowski@itctransco.com www.itctransco.com
    Specialty(ies): ITC Holdings Corp. is the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company. ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, lower the overall cost of delivered energy and allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems.
  • Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss P.C. Attorneys Mr. Rich Marsolais Senior Manager of Marketing 27777 Franklin Rd, Ste 2500, Southfield, MI 48034-8214map (248) 727-1614 rmarsolais@jaffelaw.com www.jaffelaw.com
    Specialty(ies): Founded in 1968, we are a full-service law firm representing every major area of practice. We invite you to read about our exceptional attorneys and the good work we do, both for our clients and the community. Every law firm will tell you it's all about the relationships. But at Jaffe, we prove it client by client, one case at a time.
  • Kautex Inc. Automobile - Parts-Supplies-Wholesale Mr. Ken Johns Director GPSC, Chassis 300 Renaissance Center, Mail Code: 482-C39-B20, Detroit, MI 48265-1000map (313) 556-5000 ken.johns@gm.com www.kautex.com
  • Kelly Services, Inc. Staffing Services Ms. Jane Stehney Director, Public Relations 999 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084-4716map (248) 244-5630 stehnja@kellyservices.com www.KellyServices.com
    Specialty(ies): Kelly Services Inc. is a global leader in providing workforce solutions. It offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
  • Key Bank Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Michael Dolson Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking 2000 Town Center, Suite 1850, Southfield, MI 48075map (248) 204-6556 michael_dolson@keybank.com www.key.com
  • Kostal of America Inc. Electronic - Components Dr. Walter Maisel President & CEO 350 Stephenson Highway, Troy, MI 48083-1119map (248) 284-6502 w.maisel@kostal.com www.kostal.com
    Specialty(ies): Kostal North America develops and manufactures technologically advanced electronic, electro-mechanical and mechatronic products for a customer base that is comprised of all of the leading global automobile manufacturers and their sub-suppliers.
  • KPMG LLP Accountants-Certified Public Mr. William G. Diehl Managing Director 150 West Jefferson Avenue, Suite 1900, Detroit, MI 48226-4478map (313) 230-3144 wdiehl@kpmg.com www.kpmg.com
    Specialty(ies): KPMG LLP is one of the oldest and largest professional assurance, tax and information management service firms in Detroit.
  • Kyyba Xcelerator Automotive Technology Consultants Mr. Tel Ganesan President & CEO 28230 Orchard Lake Rd, Ste 130, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3705map (248) 813-9665 tel@kyyba.com www.kyyba.com
    Specialty(ies): We are investing in new technologies and enabling business and technology acceleration in connected mobility.
  • Lapeer Development Corp. Economic Development Ms. Patricia Lucas Executive Director 449 McCormick Dr, Lapeer, MI 48446-2555map (810) 667-0080 patricia@lapeerdevelopment.com
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development
  • Lawrence Technological University Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Virinder K. Moudgil President & CEO 21000 West 10 Mile Road, Suite M351, Southfield, MI 48075-1058map (248) 204-2000 president@ltu.edu www.ltu.edu
    Specialty(ies): Lawrence Technological University is recognized for its theory and practice model of education that produces top talent, strong industry partnerships, and real-world applied research. It offers over 80 undergraduate programs in colleges of architecture and design, arts and sciences, engineering, and management.
  • Lear Corporation Automotive Mr. Terrence B. Larkin Executive Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel 21557 Telegraph Road, Southfield, MI 48033-6817map (248) 447-5123 tlarkin@lear.com www.lear.com
    Specialty(ies): Lear Corporation is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive seating and electrical power management systems. The Company's world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of approximately 93,000 employees located in 35 countries.
  • Lenawee Economic Development Corporation Mr. James Van Doren Executive Director 5285 West US-223, Adrian, MI 49221map (517) 265-5141 jevd@lenaweenow.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development.
  • Level One Bank Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Patrick J. Fehring President, Chairman & CEO 32991 Hamilton Court, Farmington Hills, MI 48334map (248) 737-6902 pfehring@levelonebank.com www.levelonebank.com
  • Lucerne International-Sure Solutions Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Mrs. Mary Buchzeiger CEO 40 Corporate Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326map (248) 674-7210 mbuchzeiger@suresolutionsmbe.com www.lucerneintl.com
  • Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development Economic Development Mr. John Paul Rea Director 1 South Main Street, 7th Floor, Mount Clemens, MI 48043-2306map (586) 469-5285 johnpaul.rea@macombgov.org ped.macombgov.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development
  • Magna International of America, Inc. Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Scott E. Paradise Vice President, Marketing & New Business Development, The Americas 750 Tower Drive, Mailcode 7000, Troy, MI 48098-2863map (248) 631-5555 scott.paradise@magna.com www.magna.com
  • MAHLE Industries, Incorporated Automobile - Parts - Distributors Mr. Scott Ferriman President 23030 Mahle Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48335-2606map (248) 735-3679 scott.ferriman@us.mahle.com www.us.mahle.com
  • Marshall E. Campbell Company Electric - Equipment - Supplies Mr. Jack Campbell President 2975 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, MI 48060map (810) 334-5038 jcampbell@mecampbell.com
    Specialty(ies): Marshall E. Campbell Company is a full line distributor of electrical supplies, industrial supplies, hydraulics and pneumatics, cutting tools and abrasives automation controls, motors, fasteners, saftey, janitorial, and contract hardware supplies.
  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation Economic Development Mr. Steve Arwood President & CEO 300 North Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933-1244map (517) 241-1400 arwoods1@michigan.org www.michiganadvantage.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development.
  • Michigan State University Schools - Universities - Colleges Mr. Charles Rivers Director of Community Relations, Southeast Michigan 3408 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201-2726map (313) 578-9709 riversc1@msu.edu www.msu.edu
  • Miller Canfield Attorneys Mr. Richard A. Walawender Senior Principal 150 West Jefferson Avenue, Suite 2500, Detroit, MI 48226-4415map (313) 496-7628 walawender@millercanfield.com www.millercanfield.com
    Specialty(ies): Banking and finance, employment and labor, municipal law, international (China, Mexico, Poland, Canada, etc.) immigration, real estate, economic development, product liability, dispute resolution, corporate, global automotive, public private partnerships, foreign direct investment; higher education, economic development, I.P., and estate planning and other services for executives and high net worth individuals.
  • Monroe County Business Development Corp. Economic Development Mr. Timothy Lake President & CEO 102 East Front Street, PO Box 926, Monroe, MI 48161map (734) 241-8081 tlake@monroecountybdc.org monroecountyBDC.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development
  • Nexteer Automotive Group Limited Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Ms. Myiesha Smith Specialist, Corporate Affairs 1272 Doris Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2617map (989) 757-5412 myiesha.smith@nexteer.com www.nexteer.com
  • Nissan Technical Center North America Automobile Manufacturers Equipment & Supplies Mr. Christopher Reed Vice President, Component Engineering 39001 Sunrise Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3487map (248) 488-8304 reedc5@nrd.nissan-usa.com www.nissandriven.com
    Specialty(ies): Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA), where vehicles and components are designed, developed and tested in support of standards that emphasize a balance of quality, safety, reliability and appeal. Services include R&D, production engineering, purchasing, HR, corporate communications and others.
  • North American Bancard Bank Card Service Mr. Craig Spencer Director, Partnership Services 250 Stephenson, Troy, MI 48083map (248) 269-6000 cspencer@nabancard.com www.nabancard.com
  • Novation Analytics Automotive Technology Consultants Mr. Michael F. Shields Chairman & CEO 2851 High Meadow Circle, Suite 160, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2794map mshields@novationanalytics.com www.novationanalytics.com
    Specialty(ies): Novation Analytics - leading the way in disruptive predictive technology. Our pioneering physics-based algorithms - fueled by data from tens of thousands of vehicles - empower planners and engineers to assess the competition and optimize attributes with breathtaking speed and efficiency. The solutions we deliver enable our clients to advance future designs with previously unimaginable levels of accuracy.
  • Oakland County Economic Development & Community Affairs Community - Economic Development Ms. Irene Spanos Director, Economic Development and Community Affairs 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Bldg 41W, Waterford, MI 48328-0409map (248) 858-9099 spanose@oakgov.com www.advantageoakland.com
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development
  • Oakland University Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Michael Mazzeo Dean, School of Business Administration 2200 N. Squirrel Road, Elliott Hall, Rochester, MI 48309-4401map (248) 370-2957 mazzeo@oakland.edu www.oakland.edu
  • Patina Solutions Consultants Ms. Jennifer Johnson Managing Partner, Michigan 39555 Orchard Hills Place, Suite 150, Novi, MI 48375-5535map (734) 212-2424 jenniferjohnson@patinasolutions.com www.patinasolutions.com
  • Plante Moran, PLLC Accountants-Certified Public Mr. Keith Piwko Senior Manager 1098 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226-1906map 313-496-7206 keith.piwko@plantemoran.com www.plantemoran.com
    Specialty(ies): Plante Moran PLLC offers audit, tax, wealth management, and a variety of consulting services, including technology, employee benefits, international business, operational effectiveness, risk management, corporate finance, and commercial real estate.
  • Plastic Omnium - Auto Inergy Division Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. John Dunn President and CEO, The Americas 2710 Bellingham Drive, Suite 400, Troy, MI 48083-2045map (248) 339-1392 john.dunn@plasticomnium.com www.plasticomnium.com
    Specialty(ies): A world leader, Plastic Omnium is a key supplier to the automotive industry and a strategic partner of car-makers for whom it conceives, produces, assembles and delivers products and intelligent systems to reduce emissions in its two fields: body panels and modules, fuel and pollution control systems.
  • Platinum Equity Private Equities Mr. John Diggins Partner 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, Floor 22, New York, NY 10017map (212) 905-0020 jdiggins@platinumequity.com platinumequity.com
  • Plunkett Cooney Attorneys Mr. Henry B. Cooney Partner 38505 Woodward Avenue, Suite 100, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5096map (248) 901-4019 hcooney@plunkettcooney.com www.plunkettcooney.com
    Specialty(ies): Legal services.
  • PNC Banks-Commercial & Savings Mr. Richard L. DeVore Regional President, PNC Bank, SE MI 755 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 2500, Troy, MI 48084-4905map (248) 729-8460 richard.devore@pnc.com www.pnc.com
    Specialty(ies): Banking services for individuals, small businesses, corporations, and government entities.
  • PwC Accountants-Certified Public Ms. Kelly Benedetti Walsh Leader, Greater Michigan Marketing One Detroit Center, 500 Woodward Avenue, 33rd Floor, Detroit, MI 48226-3416map (313) 394-6299 kelly.b.walsh@pwc.com www.pwc.com
    Specialty(ies): Tax advisory, assurance.
  • Rudolph Libbe Inc. General Contractors Mr. Philip Rudolph Jr. Vice President, Business Development 6494 Latcha Road, Walbridge, OH 43465-9788map (419) 725-3232 Phil.RudolphJr@rlgbuilds.com www.rlcos.com
    Specialty(ies): A full-service, national contractor offering a broad range of construction, maintenance, and facility related services.
  • Rush Group LLC Trucking Ms. Andra M. Rush CEO 22947 Valley View Drive, Southfield, MI 48033-3126map (313) 400-3001 andra.rush@dakkotasystems.com www.rushtrucking.com
  • Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospitals Mrs. Michele Szczypka Regional Chief Marketing Officer P.O. Box 995, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0995map (734) 712-2741 michele.szczypka@stjoeshealth.org stjoeshealth.org
    Specialty(ies): Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a health care organization serving seven counties in southeast Michigan. It includes St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, St. Mary Mercy Livonia, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, and St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea. Combined, the five hospitals are licensed for 1,553 beds, have five outpatient health centers, six urgent care facilities, and employ more than 13,400 individuals with a medical staff of nearly 2,700 physicians.
  • Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership Economic Development Mr. Justin Horvath President & CEO 215 North Water Street, Owosso, MI 48867map (989) 725-9241 jhorvath@sedpweb.org
    Specialty(ies): Economic Development.
  • Shiloh Industries Inc. Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Brad Tolley Vice President, Strategy & Market Development 47632 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170map (734) 354-3106 brad.tolley@shiloh.com www.shiloh.com
    Specialty(ies): Shiloh Industries is a leading global supplier of light weighting and NVH solutions in the automotive, commercial vehicle and industrial markets. Shiloh’s focus on innovation and technology reduces weight, while improving fuel economy and vehicle performance.
  • Signature Associates Real Estate - Brokerage - Management Mr. Paul S. Hoge Vice President/Principal One Towne Square, Suite 1200, Southfield, MI 48076-3708map (248) 948-0103 paulhoge@signatureassociates.com www.signatureassociates.com
  • SKF Automotive Automotive - Parts - Manufacturing Mr. Jim Seta Vice President, North America Chassis, Powertrain, and Electrical 46815 Port Street, Plymouth, MI 48170map (734) 414-6826 jim.seta@skf.com www.skfusa.com
  • SME Associations and Organizations Ms. Christine Longroy Automotive Industry Lead PO Box 930, Dearborn, MI 48121-0930map (313) 425-3137 clongroy@sme.org www.sme.org
    Specialty(ies): SME has a rich and evolving heritage spanning more than 80 years. We serve the manufacturing industry as a nonprofit by promoting advanced manufacturing technology and developing a skilled workforce. And, we work closely with manufacturers to share knowledge and resources that generate solutions meeting industry demands.
  • SmithGroupJJR Architecture-Engineering-Planning Mr. Darryl James Director of Business Development 500 Griswold St, Suite 1700, Detroit, MI 48226-8011map (313) 442-8383 darryl.james@smithgroupjjr.com www.smithgroupjjr.com
    Specialty(ies): SmithGroupJJR is one of the largest architecture, engineering and planning firms in the U.S. with a staff of over 1,000, we specialize in the healthcare, workplace, higher education, and science & technology sectors. Our services include architecture, engineering (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing), landscape architecture, urban design and environmental science.
  • Southeastern Michigan Chapter NECA Incorporated Associations and Organizations Ms. Jennifer Mefford Director of Business Development 2735 Bellingham, Troy, MI 48083-2046map (248) 318-7885 jennifer@poweringmichigansfuture.com www.smcneca.org
  • St. John Providence Health System Hospitals Ms. Jean Meyer President and CEO 28000 Dequindre, Warren, MI 48092map (586) 753-0716 jean.meyer@stjohn.org www.stjohnprovidence.org
    Specialty(ies): St. John Providence is the largest provider of inpatient care in Southeast Michigan and one of the largest employers in metro Detroit. It provides comprehensive prevention, primary care, and advanced treatment programs with more than 125 medical centers.
  • Switch Data Processing Service Mr. Robert Elliott Vice President, Government & Public Affairs 7135 South Decatur Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89118-4376map (702) 843-4186 relliott@switch.com www.switch.com
    Specialty(ies): Switch, the technology infrastructure ecosystem corporation that is powering the future of the connected world, is bringing its globally recognized, patented data center ecosystem to the state of Michigan. Designed to be the largest and most advanced data center campus in the eastern U.S., the Switch Pyramid is located in Grand Rapids.
  • Taktix Solutions Real Estate - Development Mr. Lawrence R. Marantette Principal 211 W. Fort Street, Suite 720, Detroit, MI 48226-3263map (313) 237-6380 larrymarantette@taktixsolutions.com www.taktixsolutions.com
    Specialty(ies): TAKTIX Solutions LLC is an independent advisory firm with extensive finance, real estate development and project management experience. Its multi-disciplined team of planning, financial, and real estate professionals supplements the resources of nonprofit, educational, municipal and corporate clients to develop and implement real estate projects.
  • The Bartech Group Staffing Services Mr. David Barfield President & Chief Executive Officer 27777 Franklin Road, Suite 600, Southfield, MI 48034map (248) 208-4300 dbarfield@bartechgroup.com www.bartechgroup.com
    Specialty(ies): The Bartech Group provides global recruitment, consulting and managed solutions, enabling clients to improve quality, reduce costs and mitigate risks.
  • The Christman Company Construction Ms. Mary LeFevre Regional Director of Business Development 208 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933-1353map (313) 908-6057 mary.lefevre@christmanco.com www.christmanco.com
  • The Farbman Group Real Estate-Commercial - Industrial Mr. Andy Gutman President 28400 Northwestern Highway, Suite 400, Southfield, MI 48034-8349map (248) 353-0500 x395 gutman@farbman.com www.farbman.com
    Specialty(ies): Founded in 1976, Farbman Group/ NAI Farbman is a leading full-service real estate organization handling all facets of real estate transactions, from property management to construction to leasing to acquisition and disposition and all other facets of commercial real estate. The company manages more than 25 million square feet of office, retail, multi-family and industrial space throughout Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin. NAI Farbman is part of the world’s largest network of independently
  • The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. Engineers - Civil Mr. Sean J. Kelley PE, MBA Senior Vice President 65 Cadillac Square, Suite 3311, Detroit, MI 48226map (734) 397-3100 skelley@manniksmithgroup.com www.manniksmithgroup.com
    Specialty(ies): Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, Funding Strategy Assistance, Cultural & Historic Preservation Services, Survey and Construction Services serving the public and private sector related to commercial/industrial/mixed use site development, due diligence and infrastructure design.
  • Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Tax Services Mr. Patrick Sweet Director, Customer Services 6300 Interfirst Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48108map (734) 757-2208 patrick.sweet@thomsonreuters.com www.thomsonreuters.com
    Specialty(ies): Simplifying the lives of tax and accounting professionals around the world with the most powerful, fully integrated, and innovative solutions.
  • TI Automotive Automotive OEM Manufacturing Ms. Kathleen Brush Marketing & PR 2020 Taylor Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1771map (248) 494-5000 kbrush@us.tiauto.com www.tiautomotive.com
    Specialty(ies): TI Automotive is an award-winning global supplier of automotive fluid systems technology for fuel, brake, HVAC and powertrain systems, for all of the world’s automakers. The company has more than 125 locations in 29 countries.
  • Toyota Motor North America Research & Development HQ Research & Development-Automotive Mr. Bruce Brownlee Senior Executive Administrator, External Affairs 8777 Platt Road, Saline, MI 48176-9773map (734) 695-5116 bruce.brownlee@tema.toyota.com
    Specialty(ies): Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. has been the driving force behind Toyota's North American engineering and research and development of vehicles. It is engaged in engineering design, prototype building, vehicle evaluation, evaluation and design of parts and materials, regulatory affairs, emissions certification, and technical research.
  • Truscott Rossman Public Relations Ms. Kelly Rossman-McKinney APR Chief Executive Officer & Principal 124 West Allegan Street, Suite 800, Lansing, MI 48933-1724map (517) 487-9320 krossman@truscottrossman.com www.truscottrossman.com
  • UHY LLP Accountants-Certified Public Mr. Anthony P. Frabotta Managing Director UHY LLP / Chairman and CEO UHY Advisors, Inc. 12900 Hall Road, Suite 500, Sterling Heights, MI 48313-1153map (586) 254-8141 tfrabotta@uhy-us.com www.uhy-us.com
    Specialty(ies): UHY Advisors MI Inc. is a top 20 public accounting firm that provides comprehensive audit, attest, tax and business advisory services to a wide range of clients, primarily in the middle of the market.
  • Varnum LLP Legal Services Mr. Richard A. Hooker JD Metro Detroit Managing Partner 160 W. Fort St., 5th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226map 313-481-7322 rahooker@varnumlaw.com www.varnumlaw.com
    Specialty(ies): Varnum LLP is a leading Michigan law firm providing business and personal legal services.
  • Visteon Corporation Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Mr. Timothy Yerdon Vice President, Communications, Marketing & Design One Village Center Drive, Van Buren Township, MI 48111-5711map (734) 710-8407 tyerdon@visteon.com www.visteon.com
  • Walsh College Schools - Universities - Colleges Mrs. Marsha Kelliher JD President & CEO 3838 Livernois Road, Troy, MI 48083-5066map (248) 689-8282 mkellihe@walshcollege.edu www.walshcollege.edu
    Specialty(ies): Walsh College is a private, not for profit institution offering upper-division undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees and certificate programs. The business division provides solutions for businesses through training, continuing education and consulting.
  • Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Attorneys Mr. Thomas J. Manganello Partner 2000 Town Center, Suite 2700, Southfield, MI 48075-1318map (248) 784-5007 tmanganello@wnj.com www.wnj.com
    Specialty(ies): Warner Norcross & Judd LLP provides business and corporate law including automotive, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions, public private partnerships, tax, economic incentives, employee benefits/executive compensation, health law, international services, labor/employment, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate, construction, life sciences, energy, environmental and technology, and intellectual property.
  • Washtenaw Community College Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Rose B. Bellanca President 4800 East Huron River Drive, Student Center Building, Room 219, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800map (734) 973-3491 rbellanca@wccnet.edu www.wccnet.edu
  • Wayne County Airport Authority Ms. Wendy Sutton Director of Real Estate 1 LC Smith Terminal - Mezzanine, Detroit Metro Airport, Detroit, MI 48242map 734-247-7233 wendy.sutton@wcaa.us
  • Wayne State University Schools - Universities - Colleges Mr. Ned Staebler Vice President, Economic Development 4165 Faculty Administration Building, 656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202-3675map (313) 577-2164 nedstaebler@wayne.edu www.bog.wayne.edu
  • Western Michigan University Schools - Universities - Colleges Dr. Edwin Martini Associate Dean 1903 W. Michigan Avenue, 3210 Ellsworth Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5230map (269) 387-4202 edwin.martini@wmich.edu www.wmich.edu/metrodetroit/
  • Yazaki North America Inc. Automobile Parts & Supplies-New Ms. Misty Matthews Senior Manager 6801 North Haggerty Road, 28E, Canton, MI 48187-3538map (734) 983-1136 misty.matthews@us.yazaki.com www.yazaki-na.com
    Specialty(ies): Yazaki North American Inc. supplies wire harnesses, power distribution and control systems, connectors, instrumentation, sensors, and hybrid and electric vehicle products, that reduce time-to-market and cost, while delivering the technology and services customers need.

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