Aaron Ledbetter Research Associate Aaron Ledbetter was 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 provided market research, market entry strategy, competitive analysis, and financial analysis for small to medium
Dr. Richard J. Gerth Lightweight Structures Capabilities Team Leader 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 automotive technology for all military ground vehicle systems and
Daniel Glasson Program Director, Community Investment at United States Department of Defense 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 financing and developing capital projects in
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.
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.
John Antos Project Manager GLTAAC John joined GLTAAC in early 2007. Formerly, he was V.P. of Product Development for a $200+ million manufacturing company whose proprietary products are market leaders in the US and Europe. During his 20 year tenure, annual sales increased from $11 million to over $200