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Eddie Saleh

A friendly atmosphere and a professional staff service are some of the reasons Buenavida Pharmacy is recognized by the Detroit community, and founder Eddie Saleh is still happy with his choice to open his business in the heart of Mexicantown.

Questions with Eddie Saleh

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

Omar Hernandez

Omar Hernandez is a recognized entrepreneur, founder of Mexicantown Bakery.  The bakery is located in the restored 1894 Odd Fellows Hall, just across from Clark Park.  Omar comes from a family of successful business owners, the Hernandez family, owners of Armando's restaurant, also located in the heart of Mexicantown in Detroit.

Questions with Omar Hernandez

Emily Thornhill

Emily Thornhill is the founder of Homeslice Clothing, a sustainable fashion line based in Detroit.

Questions with Emily Thornhill

Bob Kraemer

Bob Kraemer is the managing principal of Kraemer Design Group, an architecture firm based in downtown Detroit.

Questions with Bob Kraemer

David Carleton

David Carleton is the co-founder of Mindfield, a creative agency based in downtown Detroit. He co-funded it with Tom Carleton and Sean Emery.

Questions with David Carleton

Company:
Mindfield

Dr. Sam Gray

Dr. Samuel Gray is the director of BodyPartChart, a health-care education start-up based in downtown Detroit.

Questions with Dr. Sam Gray

Company:
BodyPartChart

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!

Jeanette Pierce

Jeanette Pierce is the co-founder of Inside Detroit, a tourism organization based in downtown Detroit.

Questions with Jeanette Pierce

Company:
Inside Detroit

Chris Ramos

Chris Ramos is the owner of The Night Move, a sustainability oriented shuttle service that connects the downtowns of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Detroit.

Questions with Chris Ramos

Company:
The Night Move

Cindy Pasky

Cindy Pasky is the CEO of Strategic Staffing Solutions, an IT firm based in downtown Detroit.

Questions with Cindy Pasky

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

Matt Howard

Matt Howard is the production manager for the Detroit Print Shop, a virtual printing company based out of downtown Detroit.

Questions with Matt Howard

Hermine Turner

Hermine Turner is the co-founder of The Answer People, an IT firm based virtually throughout Detroit.

Questions with Hermine Turner

Henry Balanon

Henry Balanon is the founder & president of Bickbot, a West Bloomfield-based company that makes apps for smart phones.

Questions with Henry Balanon

Company:
Bickbot

College:
Michigan State University

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