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Latisha Johnson

Latisha Johnson is the founder of Prestige Meetings & Events, which is based in Detroit's East English Village neighborhood.

Questions with Latisha Johnson

Chris Onwuzurike

Chris Onwuzurike, founder and CEO of Keo Associates, a Detroit small business construction company says despite the tough economy the city should open construction opportunities to small businesses to stimulate the economy. In this interview he said stakeholders should be fully engaged in building an entrepreneurial community in Southeast Michigan.

Questions with Chris Onwuzurike

Jonathon Ellison

At 34, Jonathon Ellison, is a master electrician and a licensed electrical contractor. His company J. E. Electric  is located on 6513 John R in Detroit. In this interview he talks about how he started his own business and what the city of Detroit and the state must do to encourage entrepreneurship. 

Questions with Jonathon Ellison

Company:
J. E. Electric

LaKeyla McCaskey

LaKeyla McCaskey, owner of Gemini II Marketing & Promotions, a company specializing in campaign, event, and promotional planning and marketing, believes Detroit is one is fertile for entrepreneurship and full of opportunity, saying "Detroit is a jewel and some people just don't know it."

Questions with LaKeyla McCaskey

Tatiana Grant

Tatiana Grant is the founder of Your Date Your Way, an online dating and event service based in Farmington Hills.

Questions with Tatiana Grant

Tatiana Grant

Tatiana Grant, CEO and founder of Infused PR & Events is one of the young entrepreneurs in metro Detroit to watch. A self-starter her business extends beyond the confines of Detroit.  

Questions with Tatiana Grant

Patrick Peteet

Peteet's Famous Cheesecake produces gourmet cheesecakes, each made entirely from scratch, by hand, and from the very freshest, all natural, premium ingredients. The result is rich and creamy, flavorful, irresistible signature two layer cheesecakes.
Patrick Peteet is one of the co-owners of Peteet's Famous Cheesecakes in Oak Park. In this interview Peteet explains the key to succeeding as an entrepreneur saying believing in oneself is key. 

Questions with Patrick Peteet

Stacy'e Jones

Stacy'e Jones is the founder of Stanford Jones Media, an Internet radio company based out of Detroit's Elevator Building.

Questions with Stacy'e Jones

Ken "Blanks" Harrell

Ken "Blanks" Harrell is the founder of Ask Blanks!, a marketing and consulting firm based in downtown Detroit.

Questions with Ken "Blanks" Harrell

Company:
Ask Blanks!

Rufus Bartell

Rufus Bartell is the founder & CEO of R.B.I Group, a marketing firm based in Detroit's University District. He also owns Simply Casual clothing store.

Questions with Rufus Bartell

Company:
R.B.I. Group

Vaughan Taylor

Vaughan Taylor is the CEO & co-founder of Splink Media, an independent recording artist-based website headquartered in Ann Arbor.
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Questions with Vaughan Taylor

Company:
Splink Media

Eric Bradley

Eric Bradley is the president & CEO of Huron Valley Financial, a mortgage company based in Ann Arbor.

Questions with Eric Bradley

James Smith Moore

James Smith Moore is the founder of Jimmy Kicks, a custom show company based in TechTown.

Questions with James Smith Moore

Company:
Jimmy Kicks

Sola Obayan

Sola Obayan is the principal of BTO Solutions, a Internet marketing and social media firm based in West Bloomfield.

Questions with Sola Obayan

Company:
BTO Solutions

Margarita Barry

Margarita Barry is the founder and publisher of I Am Young Detroit, a blog that profiles young people who are making a difference in the Motor City.

Questions with Margarita Barry

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