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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: 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

    Michigan

    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

    Michigan

    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: 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: 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: 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: 223

    Metro-Detroit

    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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