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Jamie Crowley

Jamie Crowley Project Manager 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 automotive career he has captured

Niki Vick

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.

Parker Finn

Parker Finn Assistant Director Parker joined the institute in 2002, conducting industry and market analysis as a Research Associate.  He moved into a Project Manager role with the Great Lakes TAAC program, working with management at numerous firms in the tri-state area.  He recently moved into the role of

Paula Sorrell

Paula Sorrell Director Economic Growth Institute Paula Sorrell is the Director of the Economic Growth Institute at the University of Michigan and teaches undergraduate through masters student classes in the University of Michigan College of Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship. She served as V.P. of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Venture Capital

Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson Associate Director First Customer Program, Small Company Innovation Program(SCIP)/Technology and Commercialization Assistance (TCA) Program Steven B. Wilson has a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Cal-Poly and a minor in avionics technology. He has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing operations.