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Ann Arbor Spark

Unpacking the Deal

Thursday, February 28 2019 at 11:30am - 2:30pm

An insider’s look into how companies make location decisions and how Ann Arbor stacks up.

Join us on February 28 for a deeper dive into the site selection process and a behind-the-scenes look at how Ann Arbor SPARK worked with the University of Michigan and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to attract KLA Corporation to Ann Arbor resulting in an investment of $70 million and the creation of up to 500 jobs. Connect with members of the Ann Arbor SPARK Business Development Committee, Public Sector Committee, CEO Roundtable, and other regional stakeholders. Lunch will be provided.

Seats are limited, so register today.


Featured Speakers & Panelists:
Paul Krutko, President and CEO at Ann Arbor SPARK
Phil Santer, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff at Ann Arbor SPARK
Matthew Szuhaj, Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting
John McLaughlin, Senior Director and Ann Arbor Site Leader at KLA
Valerie Christofferson, Regional Director, MEDC
Gregory Dill, Administrator, Washtenaw County

Keynote Speaker

Matt Szuhaj, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Matt Szuhaj is a founding member of Deloitte Consulting’s Real Estate and Location Strategy practice.  He has 26 years of experience in domestic and international site selection and development, specializing in global deployment strategy, market entry, footprint optimization, operating model design, supply chain strategy, real estate and site evaluations, infrastructure review, operating costs/conditions analysis, and business incentives and entitlement negotiations. Matt has managed and performed global strategies for numerous corporate clients across the functional spectrum including manufacturing, distribution operations, share service centers, call centers, R&D facilities, and headquarters for projects throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Ann Arbor SPARK Central Innovation Center
East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI, USA