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Michigan Talent Scout Newsletter

  • Talent Spotlight

    273 - Detroit

    Currently seeking senior media, marketing, and project management roles on the brand, agency or media publisher/technology solution side of the business in Detroit. 20+ years of experience (agency and publisher) has spanned across all channels,......

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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: 273


    Currently seeking senior media, marketing, and project management roles on the brand, agency or media publisher/technology solution side of the business in Detroit. 20+ years of experience (agency and publisher) has spanned across all channels, disciplines, and categories where areas of focus have included omnichannel marketing/advertising, client services/relationships, strategy & process, team & project management, and new business pitches. By utilizing my strategic leadership and desire to be an advocate for the consumer’s voice and how they relate to my client’s brand goals and business objectives, I successfully understand the intersection of technology, consumer habits and moments of receptivity for…

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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: 270

    Metro-Detroit Area or Telecommute

    Marketing/advertising leader with over 20 years of experience helping challenger brands become leaders. Looking for opportunities to do the same for new brands and products. Skilled across a range of traditional and digital marketing platforms. I take a media-agnostic approach, with a focus on developing strategies that drive business KPIs, and executions that differentiate in the market. At home leading strategic discussions, or rolling up my sleeves to get work out the door. Experience on the agency-side working with auto OEMs, construction brands, financial marketing.…

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  • TALENT ID: 269

    Ann Arbor Area

    Seeking analyst position within data science, operations, analytics, or product team. Relocating to Ann Arbor after spending three years in operations at a health tech startup in the San Francisco Bay Area. Previously earned my Master’s degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Analytical thinker with technical skills (SQL, Python), operational experience, and a passion for using data to inform decision making and build impactful products. Interested in healthcare data, financial tech, insurance industries, and general data products, but open to many industries.…

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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: 268

    Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Upper or Lower Peninsula

    Results and revenue driven CEO/Consultant/Entrepreneur/Inventor/Sales Professional. Nominated for the prestigious Ernst and Young entrepreneur of the year award this innovative professional brings a wealth of knowledge across multiple industries. He has expertise in purchasing, contract negotiation (union, vendor and client), team building, process improvement (lean, 5S), logistics, multi-state and international expansion, plant management/operations, CRM, ISO 9001 and project management. Advanced skillset using Microsoft Dynamics, AS400, Salesforce, Slack, Microsoft Office and social media in delivering bottom line results. Proven track record of pursuing and growing multi-state territories. As a Nationally Licensed Soccer Coach and Master Golf Professional able to communicate complex…

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  • TALENT ID: 267

    Ann Arbor and Southeastern Michigan, Remote Support

    Experienced healthcare strategist, with over 25 years of business development and employee wellness and wellbeing experience in the corporate and non-profit sector. If community collaboration and systems partnerships are part of your outreach strategy, my proven track record of connecting individuals, organizations and communities will extend the reach of your programs and services. Areas of focus include prevention and program development, community benefit, employer/employee access to services on multiple dimensions of wellness, and physician/patient engagement connecting individuals to resources and improved health outcomes.…

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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: 265

    Michigan, or Remote

    Clinical Operations professional with extensive and successful experience across multiple therapeutic areas, including various rare indications. Dedicated recent 10 years supporting start-up and early stage companies in clinical development of drug and device products. Highly driven and effective at translating 20 years of large pharma experience and depth of understanding of regulatory requirements to ensure proper study management and oversight within a start-up company. Expertise in program strategy, clinical protocol writing, vendor selection and oversight, trial file management, budget development, site selection and monitoring, subject recruitment, data collection and review through finalization of the clinical study report. Ethical leader committed…

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  • TALENT ID: 264

    Ann Arbor, SE Michigan, Lansing

    Dynamic, operations focused, and results-oriented finance executive with unique expertise in turning financial analysis into actions for value creation through collaborative business partnership at all levels of the organization. Worked in the Automotive Industry in a variety of Operations and Commercial Finance roles with growing responsibilities for 19+ years; managing complete Accounting and Finance Activities for Business Unit with $1.5B in Revenue, 6 Manufacturing Plant Consolidations for Fortune 500 companies. Over the years, I have demonstrated value creation by effective customer negotiations, creating cost benchmarks to drive continuous improvement best practices and disciplined investment practices. Some of my expertise with…

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  • TALENT ID: 263

    Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan

    Biotechnology professional/Senior R&D Manager with over 25 years of academic and industry experience in developing and commercializing innovative products for Molecular Research, Genetic Screening, Reproductive Health, and Single Cell Genomics. Inventor of technologies that led to a $75M exit. Substantial experience bringing ideas to finished products in a start-up environment for advanced molecular analysis of challenging clinical samples such as single cells, circulating tumor cells, LCMs, FNAs, cfDNA, and FFPE specimens. A proven track record in developing state-of-the-art NGS library prep kits with solid performance, considered gold standard for pre-implantation and non-invasive prenatal and oncology screening and diagnostics.…

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  • TALENT ID: 262

    Greater Detroit Area / Ann Arbor

    MS in Mechanical Engineering Management and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Detroit Mercy. Driven by creative thinking and proven through successful product launches from design to mass production. Experience with Fortune 500 companies. Currently exercising my skills in consumer goods with a dual role as a Product Development Engineer and Product Manager. Experience in plastics and metals, design and function, negotiating and managing price and time. Work closely with Marketing to deliver their needs by providing my technical expertise and daily contact with manufacturing overseas. Driven to expand business and personal growth. Looking for a company…

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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: 260

    SE Michigan, Flexible

    General Manager/Executive with strong Commercial and Technical background interested in applying energy and idea hunting skills to a new enterprise. Comfortable driving traditional products into new spaces or bringing new products to old places, and passionate about leading a team toward a noble purpose. Experienced change management related to acquisition, integration, identification, and materialization of synergies. Proven track record of successful and profitable growth externally through technology penetration, new product/service development, and new customer acquisition.…

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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: 253

    Ann Arbor Area

    Experienced, creative executive administrator director at a top five global university. Driven towards altruistic and holistic impact in work with over ten years of experience in managing and leading interdisciplinary teams. Experience in growing and managing large-scale research/academic research, government and stakeholder relations, finance and grants, contracts negotiating, marketing and communications, curriculum development, and manufacturing. Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations with a minor in marketing, a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship and integrated marketing communications, and currently enrolled in Northwestern University’s Project Management Certificate program.…

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  • TALENT ID: 252

    Ann Arbor Area

    Experienced, hands-on software leader with proven record of steering several teams in venture-backed startups from product vision to production software. Twenty years of experience working for VC-backed startups in the San Francisco Bay area, including a $175M exit. Product-minded and strategic thinker with deep expertise in multi-tenant SaaS and cloud web applications. Seeking opportunities in the Ann Arbor area with small to mid-size software companies building innovative software products and services where my expertise in team building, cloud deployment, distributed architectures, micro-services and workflow systems is an asset.…

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  • TALENT ID: 236

    Ann Arbor/Surrounding Areas

    Growth-oriented. Operations-minded. Exceptional financial acumen. If you’re looking for a partner in the growth of your business, I am the complete package. I know more than numbers. My career has been marked by a keen interest in and extensive impact on operations of a start-up that grew to an industry leader with millions in revenue. I am a trusted business partner for my agility with numbers and operations focus.…

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  • TALENT ID: 233

    Ann Arbor

    Accomplished Treasury and Corporate Finance leader with over 30 years of diverse experience at Fortune 500 Company (including 4 years working in China) is looking for next career opportunity at a start-up or growth-oriented small company. Hands on business leader whose motto is “actions speak louder than words”. Strengths include strong business / banking acumen, strategic thinking, negotiating complex business transactions, developing multi-year business plans, launching new business systems, implementing financial controls, and cultivating/managing diverse, multi-functional teams.…

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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: 227

    Lower Michigan

    Technical problem solver with expertise in fast prototype design and build, manufacturing launch, concept development and realization. Thrives in low cost, fast moving environments that need hands-on expertise and innovative solutions. Creative, energetic, positive team player with a passion for building and mentoring teams. I have an international track record as an innovative engineering leader with experience in a broad range of fields from low-tech to high-tech. Making things happen with few resources and in a short time is what I thrive on and enjoy.…

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  • TALENT ID: 222

    Lower Michigan, but can travel and/or telecommute.

    Growth and Product Leader- Product & service business leader with extensive international experience who loves to be part of a dynamic team. Are you seeking someone to take full ownership of a growth opportunity in a new vertical? I have formulated, led, and launched product growth strategies in new verticals. Do you have a struggling product or service that needs leadership? I have experience in reinvigorating product portfolios and capturing maximum value capture at end of life. Are you deciding when, where, and how to pursue international growth? I have experience in selecting the best-fit countries, laying the regulatory &…

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  • TALENT ID: 221

    Detroit, Metro Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing

    Director/Consultant/Advisor- 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. Has also taught in higher ed. Seeks advisory or director role in Detroit, Ann Arbor or Lansing.…

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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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