Category Archives: Member Press Release

  1. Detroit Pencil Company Rebrands as Smart Business Source

    Combine 3 acquired companies under one name Smart Business Source

    Troy, Mich., — Detroit Pencil Company expanded its portfolio with the acquisitions of 3 companies over the past two years. Supply Geeks, Grand Rapids, MI, Fris Office Outfitters, Holland, MI and its most recent acquisition Smart Office Solutions located in Ann Arbor MI.

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  2. Secrest Wardle Celebrates at Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2019 “Up & Coming Lawyers” Awards Luncheon

    On December 5, 2019 Michigan Lawyers Weekly held a celebratory awards luncheon for its Class of 2019 “Up & Coming Lawyers” at the Detroit Marriott located in Troy. Javon L. Williams, an Executive Partner at Secrest Wardle’s Troy location, was among the 30 honorees recognized at the event.

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  3. Oakland University first D-1 school to add varsity esports team in Michigan

    Oakland University has become the first Division I university in the state of Michigan to formally announce the addition of a varsity esports team to its athletics program. The team will begin competition in the fall of 2020. The University also announced a unique partnership with Team Renegades, a professional esports team based at GameTime in Auburn Hills.

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  4. KPMG Managing Partner Betsy Meter to Speak at Walsh Commencement

    TROY, Mich.,  — Betsy Meter, Managing Partner for KPMG, will address graduates and receive an honorary doctor of laws at Walsh’s 114th commencement ceremony on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Zion Church in Troy, Michigan. KPMG is a global accountancy firm providing audit, tax and advisory services.

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  5. New to the Sea Group Cruise

    If you’re like a lot of people who have never been on a cruise before you probably have a few misconceptions about cruising that have kept you from this wonderful experience. Perhaps you think it’s too complicated, or too boring, or too crowded. But there’s something inside of you that wants to try it…at least once!

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  6. Oakland University to present ‘Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege’

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege from Dec 5-7 in the Varner Lab Theatre in Varner Hall.

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  7. OU awarded grants to preserve archives and special collections

    The first floor of Kresge Library is home to Oakland University Archives and Special Collections, a vast trove of books, newspapers, photos, microfilms, audio/visual materials and artifacts. Many are centuries old and held exclusively by OU Libraries.

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  8. ICONMA named Technology Guru by MichBusiness

    ICONMA has been named a MichBusiness Technology Guru. MichBusiness described recipients of the Technology Guru award as companies leading the way with cutting edge technology ideas or innovative solutions.

    “We are excited to be recognized by MichBusiness as a Technology Guru,” said Konrad Fernandez, Vice President, IT Digital Services & Solutions at ICONMA. “We work hard to bring our clients the best in today’s technology to solve their diverse needs. It’s wonderful to receive recognitions for doing what we love to do.”

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  9. WNBA MVP, Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie to keynote annual Keeper of the Dream Awards

    Oakland University will welcome three-time WNBA MVP, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie as the keynote speaker for its annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Celebration on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 20, 2020.

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    Auburn Hills, MI  – New Horizons has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Detroit Free Press. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

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