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Michigan Talent Scout Newsletter

  • Talent Spotlight

    287 - Ann Arbor Area

    Seasoned Technology Leader, PhD in computer science, seeking new opportunity in the Ann Arbor area to build, mentor a development team, and bring to life the next big technology idea. With over 19 years in......

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  • TALENT ID: 301

    Detroit – Ann Arbor – Surrounding Areas

    Experienced client success/account manager with a background in multiple client-centric technology platforms, including retail recommendation/CRM solutions, payment solutions and logistics connectivity. Strong ability to ramp up quickly on new platforms, streamline internal process’ to meet client’s quarterly and yearly goals (i.e. profits, efficiency, new users). I pride myself and on being able to easily build relationships with all departments within the organization to ensure trust amongst my peers. Key Skills Include: Full Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Salesforce, JIRA, and Zendesk.…

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  • TALENT ID: 300

    Ann Arbor/ Michigan/ Remote

    Accomplished science professional and business leader with over 25 years of experience in the life sciences, medical device, environmental and chemical industries. Current executive and hands-on commercial operations leader with strong focus on customer advocacy, product-market fit, quality and new product development. Expertise in building and managing commercial operations teams including; technical support, sales support, and customer service organizations for life science analytics. Significant work experience with early and late stage start-ups as well as large international organizations, skilled in; laboratory operations, regulated environments, quality management, ISO, CRM development, business process improvement, managing OEM & distributor relationships, new product development,…

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  • TALENT ID: 299

    Ann Arbor and Surrounding Areas

    Skilled Engineer with a strong background in design and development of manufacturable products within the medical device industry. Throughout my career as a researcher and engineer at an academic environment, and industry level, I developed key skills ideal for startups. I have a strong technical proficiency in CAD design, Signal Processing, Medical Device Regulations, Design Control and Risk Assessment, and 3D-printing. Complementary to my technical abilities, I am also highly adept in leadership, teamwork, and communication. I can strategically prioritize, set agendas, and make bold initiatives. I work well with people of diverse backgrounds towards common goals and am a…

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  • TALENT ID: 298

    Southeast Michigan but open to commuting

    Compensation and Benefits executive with 25+ years experience in human resources management for companies with 8,000 to 30,000 employees. Excellent strategist with strong analytical and problem solving abilities that result in innovative solutions to complex planning. Excels in evaluating financials, identifying opportunities, and designing and implementing customized solutions with a focus on communication, customer service, compliance and technology. Demonstrates strong collaboration skills with all levels of management. Leads through coaching and mentoring to ensure achievement of organization’s values, missions and goals.…

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  • TALENT ID: 297

    Southeast Michigan; Southern California

    Innovative and inspiring collaborator with a leapfrog technology mindset focused on technical alignment for thermal energy storage applications across industries. Developing fast-track pathways shaped by emerging technical risks, changes in resources / capabilities, and their impact on deliverables. Creating win-win scenarios that drive repeat funding (sponsored projects). Building and supporting technical alignment among diverse collaborators (universities, prototype developers, production suppliers). Balancing sponsor expectations and project deliverables. Consultant, remote, and fractional engagements welcome.…

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  • TALENT ID: #296

    Ann Arbor and Surrounding Areas

    Results-driven marketing executive offering over 25 years of global experience in the B2B SaaS software industry from start-ups to global enterprises. Demonstrated track record in growing brands and transforming the marketing function for growth-stage organizations through the combination of exceptional leadership skills and deep domain experience in building strategic marketing plans, messaging, thought leadership and demand generation engines with supporting mar-tech stack and marketing analytics. Successfully help companies position themselves to drive customer acquisition and value.…

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  • TALENT ID: 295

    Detroit / Ann Arbor and Surrounding Areas

    Experienced control and process manager with 15+ year career partnering with process owners using a risked-based approach to identify S-Ox and regulatory deficiencies. Known to collaborate with functional leaders to craft and implement practical solutions for complex processes. Active Certified Internal Auditor with successful results in managing risk (50%+ increase in self-identified deficiencies and 35%+ reduction of audit identified deficiencies for a wide-span of business customers). Resilient work ethic with a passion to foster an environment of compliance for: financial reporting, regulations/laws, emerging risks, etc. Seeking start-ups, private companies looking to go public, or young companies looking to implement an…

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  • TALENT ID: 294

    Ann Arbor + flexible commute or Remote and up to 40% travel

    Executive experienced on both sides of the profit equation; revenue growth (through STRATEGIC BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT), and cost/quality improvement (through PROCESS IMPROVEMENT). Extensive PROGRAM MANAGEMENT experience - developing, leading and leveraging high-performing, cross-functional teams (both internal & external resources) in pursuit of critical organizational objectives. Numerous examples of success where others had tried and failed. All with a passion for mentoring/ developing others while continuing to grow my own skills. These skill sets have been honed across a wide range of industries, business models and professional environments, including Energy/Utilities, Real Estate, and Automotive. BS-Civil Engineering and MBA.…

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  • TALENT ID: 293

    Southeast Michigan

    Senior manufacturing engineer and operations manager looking for a new opportunity that will let me use my wide range of experience in solving problems in the automotive and technology industries. My strong technical background combined with a touch of business acumen - thanks to a graduate engineering degree which required multiple classes at Ross Business School - allow me to seamlessly transition from implementing improvement ideas on the existing production floor to discussing capital investment and growth strategies.…

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  • TALENT ID: 292

    Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit Area

    Background: Profit & Loss responsibility for environmental technology business and management experience in industrial catalyst R&D. Developed strategies to attain short and long-term goals focused on growing revenue and increasing market share, focused on continuous business performance improvement and organizational culture changes centered on customer value, leadership integrity and disciplined execution. Leadership style based on trust, respect and accountability – I believe in the positive impact of appreciation on motivation and productivity, and in diversity of thought to stimulate growth, attract talent and generate new marketplace opportunities.…

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  • TALENT ID: 291

    Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan

    Experienced Iife sciences professional, helping biopharma, med tech and diagnostics companies meet commercial and R&D challenges while navigating the convergence of healthcare, disruptive technology, and market forces. Current consulting role includes market analysis, business strategy, data analytics and operational modeling. Prior experience included business analysis in venture capital and process development at a major research institute. Degrees in Biochemistry (Michigan) and MBA (Columbia). Seeking opportunities to help a vibrant and growing company succeed.…

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  • TALENT ID: 290

    Ann Arbor and Surrounding Area, Remote Preferred

    Data scientist/analyst, business intelligence provider, and consultant. Clients I've helped make data-driven decisions include automotive OEMs that are now aware of potentially disruptive technologies, a website that's now the authority box on Google, major universities that can disseminate information quicker, and sports organizations that are finding new ways to win. Years of programming and engineering experience combined with years of project management and consulting experience allow me to understand and take any project to completion. I work well with others and quickly learn and appropriately apply new technologies when asked to do so. Hire me to help you understand what's…

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  • TALENT ID: 289

    Detroit, Metro Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing

    Entrepreneur/Executive- Founder of several angel/venture-backed companies, this startup executive has extensive expertise in technology incubation, commercialization and fundraising with investor relationships throughout the Midwest. Proven record as an entrepreneur in multiple industries including tech, software and consumer products with earlier corporate roles in sales, business development, and engineering. High technical aptitude with decades of business leadership experience. Has been a commercial SBIR reviewer for NSF, and has taught at the college and MBA level. Seeking fulltime role in Detroit or Ann Arbor, but will consider advisory or consultative roles.…

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  • TALENT ID: 288

    Metro Detroit

    Cultural-competent and accomplished, international IT leader with global business acumen and extensive experience moderating pace to optimize results in diverse IT environments. Experienced expatriate, thinks cross-functionally and delivers strategic solutions. Expert in building and cultivating high-performing teams, working together toward a common vision. I am a proven leader with 30 years of increased levels of responsibilities at a Fortune 100 company, collaborating with business partners to drive global process and system standardization.…

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  • TALENT ID: 287

    Ann Arbor Area

    Seasoned Technology Leader, PhD in computer science, seeking new opportunity in the Ann Arbor area to build, mentor a development team, and bring to life the next big technology idea. With over 19 years in the software space; this seasoned technologist and lead architect has a proven record of delivering results in dynamic environments across multiple teams. Experience working in both large global organizations as well as nimble startups, adjusting from strategic planning to solution implementation. Inspiring leader and mentor who builds highly effective teams. Passionate about utilizing data insights to drive decisions. Works with owners, stakeholders and executives to…

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  • TALENT ID: 286

    SE Michigan, Open to Flexible Commute

    Strong change agent, creative thinker, and leader with a diverse background. Chief of staff to CEO, management consulting, Six Sigma Master Black Belt, with leadership roles within procurement. Strengths are in designing and executing strategy, managing and leading others through change, and delivering strongly the fundamentals of procurement, including materials savings and risk reduction. Worked with C-suites and direct reports regularly for the past 7 years. Special passion for finding and developing new talent with an emphasis on collaboration. Over 10 years' experience working for large international companies, and traveling extensively around the globe to overseas suppliers. Recently relocated to…

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  • TALENT ID: 285

    Southeast Michigan

    Former early childhood educator looking to transition into machine learning engineering and data science. I don't see AI not impacting pedagogy somehow. As a result, I want to immerse myself in the ML field, even if it's not directly related to youth education. I'm specifically hoping to find paid apprenticeships where I can learn ML on the job, and am willing to commit to several years working with a company willing to train me in ML engineering, assuming competitive benefits and working conditions after training. University of Michigan 2017, School of Education alumnus. I have taken and aced up to…

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  • TALENT ID: 283

    Southeast Michigan, Midwest

    Senior finance professional with significant experience in the automotive, digital marketing, real estate, and manufacturing and distribution businesses. Skilled in strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, accounting, cash flow analysis, valuations, internal control, sales and use tax, and purchasing. Excellent partner with operating management with strong drive for results, people skills, and customer service. Implemented a cloud-based ERP system. Seeking an opportunity to leverage experiences in a growth-orientated firm that needs to build out its finance and accounting capabilities.…

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  • TALENT ID: 284

    Ann Arbor Area, Open to Remote Travel

    Data-driven Marketing Executive with results ready to help drive growth and scale in complex, dynamic markets. Designer of full-cycle integrated sales and marketing programs that deliver reach and leads through social media, direct mail, TV, and print. Experience with both for- and non-profits includes contact center operation and expansion, TV spot production, audience definition, management of inside sales teams and external agency partners all with a critical focus on fiscal responsibility and continuous profitability analysis.…

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  • TALENT ID: 282

    Ann Arbor Area/Remote with Travel

    A seasoned professional and skilled leader with a passion to transform healthcare through building strategic customer relationships. 25+ years of healthcare experience across diverse settings including digital solution providers, large employers, health systems, and payers. Unique health and wellness background in developing strategic customer relationships, marketing & sales, and training and development. Looking for companies with innovative solutions and a passion for healthy employee culture.…

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  • TALENT ID: 281

    Metro Detroit, Ann Arbor, willing to relocate

    Adept at leading large-scale teams and launching new engine control products for major automotive company. Successful in managing innovation development, venture capital resources, and sustainability driven organizations. Invested in IoT, semi-conductors, lab-on chip, smart hardware, and enterprise software companies. Expert at the intersection of technology innovation, products, strategy, and capital. Looking for roles in business development, product management, corporate strategy, innovation, consulting or sustainability. University of Michigan Graduate: Ross MBA, MS Environmental Science, and BS Mechanical Engineering.…

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  • TALENT ID: 279

    Southeastern Michigan

    CFO for the past twenty years, spanning three different companies. Responsible for the complete financial and systems management of manufacturing organizations. Specific experience in the selection and implementation of ERP systems. Managed the monthly close, budget process, forecasting, cash forecasting, A/R and A/P, in both privately-held and private equity-owned firms. Prepared Board financials and made quarterly financial presentations to the Board. Also taught finance, accounting & cost accounting as an adjunct lecturer for over twenty years. Seeking a CFO opportunity with a dynamic company.…

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  • TALENT ID: 280


    Accomplished hands-on Senior leader with a focus on professional services, customer success and operations. 20 years of experience in VC and Private Equity organizations with a proven track record of creating rapid sustainable growth while maturing customer success and operationalizing core activities. Successful VC exit, multiple acquisitions. Deep technical expertise and domain knowledge in software/technology, insurance, and the financial industries. Team builder with a focus on culture and engagement in both agile and traditional environments.…

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  • TALENT ID: 278

    Ann Arbor and surrounding area, Open to Remote/Travel

    Accomplished sales enablement professional with a history of success in sales, solutions, and customer success by way of instructor-led, virtual, and online training. Highly skilled in revenue generation through training, quota achievement, team leadership, and execution of innovative programs. Known for the ability to collaborate with end-users, IT personnel, and re-sellers to solve complex issues. Uniquely experienced in small start-up cultures and, through multiple acquisitions, large corporate environments. Key skills include: Program Management - Software and Technology - Curriculum Development - Problem solving - Solution Selling - Hardware, Software and Services Sales - Channel Knowledge.…

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  • TALENT ID: 277

    Ann Arbor, Detroit

    Biomedical engineer with medical device and pharmaceutical experience. Have developed technical writing, risk analysis / management, data analysis, and lean manufacturing skills along with communication and conflict management. Experience with Matlab, Solidworks, Teamcenter, Excel, NX, and R software. Self-starter and can get others excited about tasks as well. Interested in furthering my skills in biomechanics and/or biomaterial analysis. Seeking position dealing with risk analysis and management or clinical operations.…

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  • TALENT ID: 276


    Health care operator with experience building profitable, scalable, multi-location healthcare services businesses with a strong customer service orientation and repeatable and scalable clinical and operational infrastructures. Accomplished strong growth and financial performance through: Development of exceptional teams Fostering a culture of integrity, accountability and fairness and a collaborative leadership environment Driving top and bottom-line growth through the promotion of customer loyalty created by employee engagement and continuous improvement…

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  • TALENT ID: 275

    Ann Arbor, Lansing and Metro Detroit Area

    Well-rounded biomedical engineering PhD with substantial experience in the management, execution, and contextualization of diverse and multidisciplinary biotech projects. I possess specific technical expertise in immunology, cancer, and the development of in vitro assay platforms but am also an eager and willing learner of new fields and applications. I have direct experience in the construction and direction of collaborative endeavors towards the pursuit of intellectual property, funding, and specific end-user applications. Additionally, I am a strong communicator and teacher of scientific concepts and techniques, presenting at the national level and developing individualized instruction and application for scientific instruments and protocols.…

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  • TALENT ID: 272

    Detroit and Surrounding Areas

    A unique blend of engineering expertise with a proven track record in industrial engineering and an advanced degree in biomedical engineering providing a solid platform from which to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to challenging opportunities. Significant experience in formulation and new product development backed by additional experience with manufacturing fixture creation, manufacturing robotic programming, machine vision programming, budgeting, testing and quality validation. This experience gained in the form of multiple, often simultaneous, projects including negotiating with potential suppliers, navigating multiple departments, and reporting on budget, quality and timeline completeness. Now with the addition of a biomedical engineering degree with focuses…

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  • TALENT ID: 274

    Grand Rapids, Michigan/Will Relocate

    Master’s in cell and molecular biology (Biotechnology emphasis) from Grand Valley State University with a GPA of 3.9. Actively looking for jobs that involve research that will help people to get better diagnostic and treatment options. Currently an intern with a leading animal health company, performing techniques such as organ culture, immuno-histochemistry, RNA-seq library prep and data analysis, MSD assay and optimizing the overall process. Proficient with molecular biology skills such as qPCR, western blot, genotyping. Conducted an independent project designing lentivirus plasmid system to overexpress a gene in osteoblast cell line and gained success on it. Experience dissecting mice,…

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  • TALENT ID: 271

    Ann Arbor, Detroit or Monroe Areas

    Accomplished PhD in biology with 7+ years of experience in leading and managing studies concerning large projects from agricultural bird repellents to cytopathic and genetic changes in a virus. An effective and confident science communicator, I have a strong background in both oral and written mediums, through which I am able to make complex scientific concepts accessible to audiences of various backgrounds, thereby earning the trust and respect of peers, collaborators, and other stakeholders. Furthermore, through my graduate education, I have developed soft-skills allowing for the fostering and maintenance of professional relationships with collaborators, peers, and undergraduate assistants as both…

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  • TALENT ID: 234

    Oakland County, Michigan Area

    Senior Management Executive with a true hybrid background that spans strategy, channel development, strategic alliances, go-to-market, consulting, product development, digital marketing, and finance. Innovative leader able to excel in diverse environments, ranging from large multinational corporations to startups to mid-sized consulting firms. Accomplishments include: Increased revenue by 65% and margin by 8% by cultivating previously unrealized relationships, delivering strategy and positioning for new solutions. Catapulted an underperforming OEM sales territory into one consistently ranked in the top 5% nationally. Re-engineered a financial reporting process for 10 strategic business units to increase efficiency by three days per month.…

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  • TALENT ID: 266

    Detroit Metro / Ann Arbor Area

    Passionate and driven customer focused relationship executive managing executive relationships and support for Fortune 2000 CPG customers. Specialties are defining customer strategies, establishing relationships, and restructuring support operations and workflows to best suit customer needs leading to significant enhancements in services and performance metrics. Recognized for ability to identify service and support opportunities and motivate internal and customer teams to deliver industry-leading performance with software integration and data analytics.…

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  • TALENT ID: 261

    Lower Michigan, Open to Travel and Telecommute

    CxO with 30+ years of experience who recently exited his most recent venture seeking ‘the next thing’. Have worked across multiple industries including advanced manufacturing, e-commerce, alternative energy, medical devices, and specialty materials. Skillset spans most aspects of startup operations, with specific strengths in the areas of identifying product-market fit, transitioning early-stage technologies into viable products, and operations management. Broad technical background with particular expertise in mechatronics/robotic systems. Enjoy mentoring upcoming talent and seek opportunities that impact society in a positive way.…

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  • TALENT ID: 256

    Greater Detroit / Ann Arbor / Grand Rapids Areas

    Customer focused Sales and Marketing Executive with proven record achieving business results. Deep experience with: aligning strategy development and deployment for emerging, growing and mature businesses; building and leading multi-channel sales and marketing teams; employing Objective and Key Result (OKR) management to drive growth; product development and product management; go-to-market planning and execution; inspiring a culture of innovation and continuous improvement; developing talent, coaching and mentoring. Available for contract, permanent or advisory roles.…

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  • TALENT ID: 231

    SE Michigan (Open)

    Experienced Energetic Executive - Seeking next challenge for a startup or small company organization to execute and lead team to the next level. Results oriented and courageous leader with a strong sense of urgency to drive operational and financial initiatives in a fast pace working environment. Well versed in navigating around various organizational diversified cultures at all levels. Expertise in operations and finance in private and quasi-governmental organizations in managing cash flow, saving money, setting up controls and creating standard operating procedures.…

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  • TALENT ID: 223


    Sales - My background shows demonstrated success with both early-stage companies and large enterprises, with a consistent theme of building highly effective sales organizations in the SaaS and Enterprise Applications space. Considered an expert in leading global sales, customer success, and service delivery teams. Throughout my career, I have focused on creating positive team cultures that lead to broad vertical success. Turn around of multiple under-performing sales teams through hiring of top talent, front-line leadership, enablement, coaching and execution. Have built, lead, and transformed sales organizations from less than $20 million to $150 million plus in annual revenue, while driving…

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