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As part of the Ann Arbor SPARK 10-year anniversary celebration, we’ve invited founding board members to this special series to share their insights and reflect on the economic progress we’ve made in the Ann Arbor region.
During this podcast, Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK, interviews Laurel Champion, general manager for southeast Michigan at MLive Media Group. Laurel discusses the early days of SPARK and how leaders in the community came together at a critical time to cultivate jobs and retain talent.  Also, how the collaboration between the public and private sector was paramount to the economic growth the Ann Arbor region is experiencing today.  To hear more about her insights and how the region has changed to an area of economic prosperity, click here to listen to the podcast.