Kevin Rucinski/span> Senior Project Manager Great Lakes Trade Adjustment Assistance Center \ Kevin joined GLTACC in June of 2017. Kevin brings a wide range of abilities and industry experiences to the team. Most recently he was VP/General Manager of Douglas Electric Company. He has extensive experience in manufacturing including application
Jamie Crowley Project Manager Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program James (Jamie) Crowley is a Jackson, Michigan native with over 25 years of experience in both small, privately owned, entrepreneurial businesses as well as large multi-national firms. His expertise is in new product development, market diversification and capital equipment sales. During his
Sarah Crane Program Evaluation Specialist Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program Sarah Crane works at the Economic Growth Institute on program evaluation for DMAP companies and communities. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in International Development with a focus on economics and has her masters in International Relations. Previously she has managed
Christopher Houseman Project Manager Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program Chris Houseman comes to the Economic Growth Institute and Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program (DMAP) from the automotive and defense industries, and has many years of management consulting and practical experience in discreet manufacturing, information technology and telecommunications, advanced and emerging technology, and high-tech start-ups.
Mary McCardwell Project Manager Small Company Innovation Program, First Customer Program Mary McCardwell is a Project Manager for the Economic Growth Institute focused on accelerating technology commercialization by entrepreneurs with project experts at state universities and industry consultants, through the Small Company Innovation (SCIP) and First Customer (FCP) entrepreneur match-funding
Jason Coleman Project Manager Small Company Innovation Program, First Customer Program Jason Coleman is a Project Manager on the Innovation Services team. He primarily interfaces with companies and academia to establish and facilitate new research partnerships. Prior to the Economic Growth Institute, Jason spent time in product marketing and business
Ashlee Breitner Project Manager Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program As a Project Manager on the DMAP Companies team, Ashlee works with companies in Michigan that supply the DoD to support them in growing and diversifying their businesses. She develops an understanding of the company’s business in the current state and