What educational, entrepreneurial or business development programs, if any, have you taken advantage of?
I have an MBA from the University of Michigan
Where did you find your first employee?
In Madison, Wisconsin.
Where have you turned to find capital to grow your company and which institutions have provided it?
Midwest institutional limited partners, such as banks, universities, insurance companies, and pension funds.
What advice would you give to someone who was thinking about opening a business here?
Start out by hiring the best people you can, and get out in the community and let people know what you are doing.
What do you see in Metro Detroit that other people who live outside the area don't?
It's a great place to live. Employees are hard working and earnest.