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Ann Arbor Spark

Preferred Providers

A prosperous business community is one that works together. Connect with other key players in the regional business community and Ann Arbor SPARK’s top supporters.


DTE Energy Foundation

Ypsilanti, MI

Energy is critical to our quality of life and economic progress. DTE Energy is relied upon 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year to produce, acquire and deliver that energy, whether from traditional sources or from renewable and alternative technologies. That makes us, in a sense, a company that never sleeps. At DTE Energy we believe that we have a greater responsibility. We believe that being part of a community means being involved in the fabric of that community. It means being a force for growth and prosperity in the communities that we serve. The DTE Energy Foundation, the charitable arm of DTE Energy, is integral to that mission.


Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

At Eastern Michigan University, we’ve always focused on helping students find their true passion. Founded in 1849 as a small teacher’s college, EMU is a major learning and research institution with a distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources and strong community initiatives. We offer more than 200 undergraduate majors, minors and certificates, plus more than 150 graduate programs to our 21,105 students.

Financial & Capital Services

Fifth Third Bank

Ann Arbor, MI
Real Estate

First Martin Corporation

Ypsilanti, MI

First Martin is a full-service commercial real estate firm dedicated to thoughtful development, exceptional management, and extraordinary vision to elevate the future of our guests, our partners, and our community.


Granger Construction

Novi, MI
Automotive & Mobility


Ann Arbor, MI

Hagerty was built by people who love cars. We began as a niche insurance agency offering coverage for collector cars. We’re now a global automotive enthusiast brand and the world’s largest membership organization for car lovers. And it’s all driven by our love for cars.

Legal Services

Honigman LLP

Ann Arbor, MI

Honigman LLP is a leading business law firm serving clients locally, nationally, and internationally from its Midwest base, including an office in Ann Arbor. We counsel clients on complex legal issues in more than 60 areas of legal practices, and pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ businesses. The extraordinary proficiency of our attorneys, our client service ethic, and our Midwest cost structure allows Honigman to successfully compete with some of the nation’s largest law firms. Honigman is repeatedly recognized as a “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” and “Top Workplace.”

Life Sciences & Healthcare

IBM Watson Health

Ann Arbor, MI

Watson Health is a business unit of IBM that is dedicated to the development and implementation of cognitive and data-driven technologies to advance health. Watson Health technologies are tackling a wide range of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges including cancer, diabetes, drug discovery and more.

Life Sciences & Healthcare


Ann Arbor, MI
Established in 1994, IHA is one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in Michigan delivering more than one million patient visits each year, practicing based on the guiding principle: our family caring for yours. Lead by physicians, IHA is committed to providing the best care with the best outcomes for every patient and an exceptional work experience for every provider and employee. Recognized as Metro Detroit’s Top Physician Group by Consumer Reports magazine, IHA offers patients from infancy through senior years, access to convenient, quality health care with extended office hours and urgent care services, online patient diagnosis, treatment and appointment access tools. IHA is based in Ann Arbor and employs more than 3,000 staff, including more than 700 providers consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, care managers, and midwives in more than 100 practice locations across Southeast Michigan. IHA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and a member of Trinity Health.