Tag Archives: Business

  1. Employee Benefits Attorney Samantha Kopacz Joins Miller Canfield

    Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that employee benefits attorney Samantha A. Kopacz has joined the firm’s Corporate and Transactions Group in its Troy, Michigan, office.

    Kopacz has more than 12 years of experience representing employers, group health plans, insurance companies and third-party administrators in regulatory and compliance issues related to employee benefits. She advises clients on various laws and regulations that intersect with employee benefits, such as ERISA, IRC, HIPAA, PPACA, FMLA, and COBRA. She has extensive experience drafting plan documentation and communications, negotiating benefits-related contracts, conducting legal compliance audits, and coordinating government filings on behalf of clients. Kopacz is a frequent author and public speaker on topics related to employee benefits such as wellness programs and healthcare reform. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. OU INC helps Oakland University student launch on-demand delivery business

    About two years ago, Oakland University student and Business Administration major Connor Darrow was helping a relative downsize while in the process of having an estate sale. Wanting to quickly liquidate the furniture, he offered to deliver items to customers for the estate sale company with his family pick-up truck. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Innovative Learning Group CEO Recognized As A MichBusiness “Transformative Leader”

    Innovative Learning Group, Inc. (ILG) CEO and owner Lisa Toenniges has received a Best of MichBusiness award in the category of Transformative Leaders.

    “I’m honored to have received this award,” says Toenniges. “The past 14 years have been phenomenal. I’ve enjoyed growing ILG into a sustainable, profitable company, and collaborating with the 22 individuals who have helped ILG achieve its success.” Read the rest of this entry »


    TROY, MICH. – November 20, 2018 – Ann K. Bruttell, President and Founder of Meeting Coordinators, Inc., will be awarded the Extreme Entrepreneur Award of 2018. The award will be presented at the 5th annual Best of MichBusiness Awards and Gala on November 29th. Not only will this event praise many exceptional Michigan-based individuals and companies, it will also be one of the most exciting networking opportunities in the state. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. Meeting Coordinators, Inc. Celebrates 30 Years in Business

    TROY, MICH. – November 20, 2018 – Meeting Coordinators, Inc. (MCI), an “overnight” successful business, has reached an exciting milestone this past year, three decades in Troy as southeast Michigan’s top association and meeting management company. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. HAP announces date for moving Southfield operations to Troy

    DeMaria is contractor on new facility

    DETROIT, November 12, 2018 – Health Alliance Plan, a Detroit-based nonprofit health plan, announced today that its employees will begin moving into the company’s new Troy, Mich., facility on Monday, Nov. 26, a process which should be completed by end of first quarter 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Innovative Learning Group Adds Media Developer to Tech Team

    TROY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2018 — Innovative Learning Group, Inc. (ILG) announced today that Nate Laitinen has joined the company as its newest media developer.

    “I’m very pleased to have Nate on our technology team,” says CEO Lisa Toenniges. “He brings a great deal of skill in animation and visual design, which will help us to continue to create more virtual reality and augmented reality learning experiences for our clients.” Read the rest of this entry »

  8. BenePro Aquires BBG Employee Benefits

    BenePro Acquires Benefit Consulting Firm BBG Employee Benefits
    This acquisition will further strengthen the company’s commitment to helping organizations taker better care of their people. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Walsh’s Online MBA Named One of Best in U.S.

    TROY, Mich., November 2, 2018 — Walsh’s online MBA has been named one of the best online degree programs not requiring a GMAT in the United States, according to an industry-leading educational research organization. Walsh is the only institution of higher education in Michigan to earn this distinction. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Walsh President Delivers Keynote Address at Leadership Luncheon

    Walsh President & CEO Marsha Kelliher delivered the keynote address at the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Annual Fall Civic Leadership Luncheon & Global Business Economic Forum on October 31. The theme was A Tribute to Women: Profiles in Public Service as part of the C4 Series: Courage, Conviction, Confidence and Character. Read the rest of this entry »