Junior Achievement (JA), in partnership with DBusiness magazine and News/Talk WJR 760AM introduces Champions of the New Economy presented by Quicken Loans. With the goal to inspire growth in our region, this exciting initiative is recognizing business leaders in metro Detroit who are contributing to and moving our economy forward.
2013 Champions of the New Economy include:
Andrew J. Greenlee
President & CEO US Farathane Corporation
President & Founder Illuminating Concepts
President & Owner Saturn Flex Systems, Inc. and Alpha Circuit, Inc.
CIO, Corporate & AMSTC General Electric
Joseph L. Welch
Chairman, President & CEO ITC Holdings Corp.
Matt Mosher, CEO hiredMYway.com
Founder & CEO Mosher & Associates and Mosher Professional Property Services, LLC
An event scheduled to honor the 2013 Champions of the New Economy takes place Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Quicken Loans JA Finance Park, 577 E. Larned St., Detroit MI 48226. Strolling Dinner by Opus One, Business Attire and Complimentary Valet Parking.
The event will highlight each of the Champions as well as Junior Achievement’s accomplishments in helping to shape the leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. JA’s mission, to empower young people to own their economic success, depends on business leaders like these who share their experiences and recipe for success with young people in our community. Attendance at the Champions of the New Economy event will provide an opportunity to network and enjoy a fantastic evening with Detroit’s business leaders.
In addition to the event, an editorial profile of each Champion will appear in the May/June issue of DBusiness Magazine and on dbusiness.com. Personal podcast interviews courtesy of News/Talk 760WJR at wjr.net will also be available.
Attendees of the event must register by Friday, May 3rd by contacting Blythe Spitsbergen at bspitsbergen[.]jamichigan.org or 313.962.5685 or visiting 2013cne.ticketleap.com. Tickets are $150 each.
About Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan
39,000 young people benefit from Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan programs each year with help from 1,700 dedicated volunteers. JA programs change lives by giving young people the tools to thrive and teaching three crucial lessons: personal financial responsibility, workforce readiness and entrepreneurial thinking. JA empowers young people to own their economic success. This mission is accomplished through volunteers who take the time to teach JA, provide role model behavior and establish a mentoring relationship with students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Junior Achievement serves ten counties in Southeastern Michigan including Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Livingston, Monroe, St. Clair, Shiawassee, Lapeer and Genesee. Visit jamichigan.org to learn how you can help.
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