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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.


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.


GDI Infotech

Ann Arbor, MI

GDI Infotech is a consulting and solutions company with deep knowledge and experience in the IT professional services, data analytics, and business intelligence fields. Our guiding principles include delighting our customers through a ‘customer for life’ mindset and making our organization ‘the best place to work’ for our team members. On every project, we aim to exceed client expectations.

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.”


Hopp Electric

Ann Arbor, MI
Financial & Capital Services, Technology

Huntington Technology Finance

Ann Arbor, MI

Huntington Technology Finance, a subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN), is a full-service national technology leasing company headquartered in southeast Michigan. For three decades, we’ve worked with small, medium and large businesses across a broad range of industries to solve highly complex technology and financing challenges. At the core of our success is an experienced team with a strong belief in doing the right thing, always. We look out for our customers by providing forward-thinking solutions that create a competitive advantage and make it easy to invest in and manage technology today and into the future.

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.