Michigan Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Michigan Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Michigan Governor
Gretchen Whitmer

  • Capital: Lansing
  • Population (2017 Est.): 9,962,311
  • Largest Cities (2017): Detroit, 673,104; Grand Rapids, 198,829; Warren, 135,022; Sterling Heights, 132,631; Ann Arbor, 121,477
  • Targeted Industries: Automotive, Aerospace, Advanced Manufacturing, Defense, Medical Devices, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Food Processing & Agriculture, Mobility
  • Key Incentives: Small Business Development Grants, Export Assistance, Business Development Incentives, Entrepreneurial Assistance, Right to Work State, Capital Access Assistance, Good Jobs for Michigan, Community Redevelopment Assistance
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $505 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Jeff Mason
CEO
300 North Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48913
517-241-1400
[email protected]
www.michiganbusiness.org


Utility Listings

Consumers Energy

Ray De Winkle, CEcD, EDFP
Director, Business Customer Strategy & Growth
4000 Clay Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
616-530-4128
[email protected]
www.consumersenergy.com/econdev

DTE Energy Company

Carolyn E. Bennett
Economic Development Manager
One Energy Plaza
Detroit, MI 48226
313-235-4064
[email protected]
www.dteenergy.com

Michigan Gas Utilities

Nick Krzeminski
Manager, External Affairs
899 South Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI 48161-4005
517-278-3531
[email protected]
www.michigangasutilities.com

Yellowstone Valley Electric Co-op.

Brandon Wittman
CEO/General Manager
150 Cooperative Way, P.O. Box 249
Huntley, MI 59037-0249
406-348-3411
[email protected]
www.yvec.com


Regional Listings

Ann Arbor SPARK

Phil Santer
Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
330 East Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-761-9317
[email protected]
www.annarborusa.org

Cornerstone Alliance

Greg Vaughn
Chief Operating Officer/Vice President, Business Development
80 West Main Street
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-757-0224
[email protected]
www.cstonealliance.org

Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation

Robert Luce
Executive Director
11895 South Wayne Road, Suite 101A
Romulus, MI 48174
734-992-2286
[email protected]
www.detroitaero.org

Detroit Regional Chamber

Sandy K. Baruah
President & CEO
One Woodward Avenue, Suite 1900, P.O. Box 33840
Detroit, MI 48232-0840
313-964-4000
[email protected]
www.detroitchamber.com

Detroit Regional Partnership

Justin Robinson
SVP, Business Development
1001 Woodward Avenue, Suite 800
Detroit, MI 48226
313-580-5230
[email protected]
detroitregionalpartnership.com

Lake Superior Community Partnership

Amy Clickner
CEO
501 South Front Street
Marquette, MI 49855
906-226-6591
[email protected]
www.marquette.org

Lakeshore Advantage

Jennifer Owens, CEcD
President
201 West Washington Avenue, Loft 410
Zeeland, MI 49464
616-772-5226
[email protected]
www.lakeshoreadvantage.com

Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)

Robert L. Trezise, Jr.
President & CEO
1000 South Washington Avenue, Suite 201
Lansing, MI 48910
517-702-3387
[email protected]
www.purelansing.com

Midland Business Alliance

Tracy Quinlan
Director, Economic & Business Development
300 Rodd Street
Midland, MI 48640
989-839-9522
[email protected]
www.midlandbusinessalliance.org

Southwest Michigan First

Ronald R. Kitchens, CEcD
President & CEO
261 East Kalamazoo Avenue, Suite 200
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269-553-9588
[email protected]
www.southwestmichiganfirst.com

The Right Place, Inc.

Birgit Klohs
President & CEO
125 Ottawa Avenue NW, Suite 450
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-771-0325
[email protected]
www.rightplace.org


County Listings

Bay Future, Inc.

Trevor M. Keyes
President & CEO
812 North Water Street
Bay City, MI 48708
989-892-1400
[email protected]
www.bayfuture.com

Clinton County Economic Alliance (CCEA)

Dru L. Mitchell
President & CEO
12800 Escanaba Drive, Suite D
DeWitt, MI 48842
517-669-1345
[email protected]
www.cceami.org

Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance

Lois Ellis, CEcD, EDFP
Director of Economic Development
1114 Carpenter Avenue, P.O. Box 594
​Iron Mountain, MI 49801
906-360-4653
[email protected]
www.daeda.org

Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County

Dan Casey
CEO
100 McMorran Boulevard, 4th Floor, Executive Suite B
Port Huron, MI 48060
810-982-9511
[email protected]
www.edascc.com

Enterprise Group of Jackson

Tim Rogers
President & CEO
100 East Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Jackson, MI 49201
517-788-4456
[email protected]
www.enterprisegroup.org

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

Tyler Rossmaessler
Director of Economic Development
519 South Saginaw Street, Suite 200
Flint, Mi 48502
810-600-1433
[email protected]
www.flintandgenesee.org

Lapeer Development Corporation

Quentin L. Bishop
Executive Director
449 McCormick Drive
Lapeer, MI 48446
810-667-0080
[email protected]
www.lapeerdevelopment.com

Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development

Vicky Rad
Director
1 South Main Street, 7th Floor
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
586-469-5285
[email protected]
www.macombbusiness.com

Midland Tomorrow


President
300 Rodd Street, Suite 201
Midland, MI 48640
989-839-0340
[email protected]
www.midlandtomorrow.org

Oakland County Economic Development & Community Affairs

John Wolf-Meyer
Business Development Manager
2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Building 41W
Waterford, MI 48328
248-858-0835
[email protected]
www.oakgov.com

Saginaw Future Inc.

JoAnn Crary, CEcD
President
515 North Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Saginaw, MI 48607
989-754-8222 x 235
[email protected]
www.saginawfuture.com

Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership

Justin Horvath
President & CEO
215 North Water Street, Suite 200
Owosso, MI 48867
989-725-9241
[email protected]
www.sedpweb.org

Wayne County Economic Development Corporation

Khalil Rahal
Economic Development Director
600 Randolph, Suite 323
Detroit, MI 48226
313-967-1034
[email protected]
www.waynecounty.com


City Listings

Battle Creek Unlimited

Joe Sobieralski
President & CEO
4950 West Dickman Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
269-441-1671
[email protected]
www.bcunlimited.org

City of Dexter Economic Development

Courtney Nicholls
City Manager
8123 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Dexter, MI 48130
734-580-2229
[email protected]
www.dextermi.gov

City of Grand Rapids

Jono Klooster
Acting Director of Economic Development Services
300 Monroe Avenue NW, 9th Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-456-3431
[email protected]
www.grandrapidsmi.gov

City of Novi Economic Development

Pete Auger
City Manager
45175 West 10 Mile Road
Novi, MI 48375
248-347-0420
[email protected]
www.investnovi.org

City of Warren

Tom Bommarito
Director of Department of Community, Economic & Downtown Development
One City Square, Suite 210
Warren, MI 48093-6726
586-574-4519
[email protected]
www.cityofwarren.org

Dearborn Economic & Community Development Department

Barry Murray
Director of Economic and Community Development
16901 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48126
313-943-2195
[email protected]
www.cityofdearborn.org

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

David White
Director of Business Development
500 Griswold Street, Suite 2200
Detroit, MI 48226
313-237-4621
[email protected]
www.degc.org

East Lansing Economic Development Corporation

Thomas Fehrenbach
Community & Economic Development Administrator
410 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
517-319-6930
[email protected]
www.cityofeastlansing.com

Farmington Hills Economic Development Corporation

Samantha Seimer
Director
31555 West Eleven Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-1103
248-871-2506
[email protected]
www.fhgov.com

Livonia Economic Development

Mark S. Taormina
Department Head
33000 Civic Center Drive
Livonia, MI 48154
734-466-2290
[email protected]
www.ci.livonia.mi.us

Sterling Heights Economic Development

Luke Bonner
Senior Economic Development Advisor
6633 18 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
734-846-9746
[email protected]
www.sterling-heights.net