Aaron Ledbetter Research Associate DMAP Aaron is a Graduate Research Associate at the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, & the Economy (IRLEE) at the University of Michigan. Under the Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program (DMAP), he provides market research, market entry strategy, competitive analysis, and financial analysis for small
Dr. Richard J. Gerth Lightweight Structures Capabilities Team Leader U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Dr. Gerth is the Team Leader for the Lightweight Structures Capabilities Team at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren, MI. TARDEC is the premier laboratory for advanced military
Daniel Glasson Program Director, Community Investment at United States Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) Daniel Glasson is the Interim Program Director for Community Investment at the Office of Economic Adjustment at the U.S. Department of Defense. OEA's Community Investment Program encompasses its authorized and appropriated activities
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana have lost more than 6,800 defense supply-chain positions in recent years—cuts spurred largely by the ending of two foreign wars and the current federal fiscal environment. Based on a successful pilot project, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment has awarded $8 million to U-M’s Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy to assist communities and companies in the three states that have been impacted by these job losses.
Lawrence A. Molnar Associate Director Economic Growth Institute Lawrence A. Molnar is the Associate Director of the University of Michigan Economic Growth Institute, President of the Educational Association of University Centers, and immediate Past-President of the Michigan Business Incubator Association. His B.A. program in Journalism and M.A. program in
Niki Vick Business Administrator Niki Vick is the Business Administrator of the Economic Growth Institute at the University of Michigan, where she has given administrative oversight for over 18 years and has been employed with the University of Michigan for over 26 years in all areas of business administration.