James Huebschman Research Associate GLTAAC James Huebschman is a Research Associate for the Great Lakes Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (GLTAAC). He is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Prior to graduate school, James completed a Bachelor's degree in Chemical
Vedant Agrawal Assistant in Research Vedant is a junior majoring in Economics. He joined the Institute in March 2019. This past summer, Vedant interned at a Venture Capital firm in California and hopes to continue to work in the industry after graduating. Outside of class, Vedant is heavily involved in
Jani Hatchett Research Associate Jani Hatchett is a Research Associate currently working on the Defense Cybersercurity Assurance Program (DCAP) and the Talent Bridge program. Prior to joining EGI Jani worked in finance, environmental consulting and she has co-founded a reputation management company that dealt with clients globally. Her passion includes
Theresa Pham Office Assistant Theresa Pham is a sophomore majoring in Economics. She started working as an office assistant at the Economic Growth Institute in May 2018. In her free time, Theresa enjoys cooking, traveling and playing with her puppy, Mochi.
Todd Pollak Research Associate GLTAAC Todd previously worked as Co-Director for S.E.E. Innovation, a nonprofit program with a mission is to build awareness, capacity, and structures for social and environmental transformation. Much of his past work focused on programs aimed at advancing sustainability in the book industry and improving the
Paula Avila Palomares Research Associate GLTAAC Paula is a dual Master's student in Public Administration and Applied Economics. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City specializing in financial economics, economics of energy, natural resources and sustainable development. Paula joined
Aaron Ngo Assistant in Research During his time at EGI, Aaron Ngo was majoring in Business with a concentration in marketing. He has a strong interest in how businesses create jobs for our economy and impact communities as a whole. He started in April of 2018 worked on the NIST
Prabhjot Singh Research Associate Prabhjot Singh worked under the First Customer Program (FCP) and Small Company Innovation Program (SCIP) to develop advisory plans and supply market intelligence to small and medium companies in Michigan by identifying critical gaps in business models, company operations, and market needs. He also assisted in
Joseph Mancina Assistant in Research Joseph Mancina is a senior studying Economics. Previously, he worked as a summer intern at the University of Michigan Federal Relations office and as a research assistant through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program.
Pedro Magana Saenz Research Associate First Customer Program Pedro Magana Saenz is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Master in Economics candidate at Rackham Graduate School. Pedro earned his B.A. in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)