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.
Ann Arbor Area Board of RealtorsAnn Arbor, MI
The Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors is the Trade Association for the Washtenaw County, Michigan REALTORS. Established in 1919, the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors has grown from 20 REALTOR members to over 1,000 REALTORS and Affiliate members today. The mission of the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors is to strengthen our REALTOR community through advocacy, collaboration, education, innovation and civic engagement. The Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors promotes standards of REALTOR professionalism, ethics and integrity; provides tools and technology to enhance membership profitability; communicates REALTOR viewpoints on private property issues to government officials; and markets the value of REALTORS to members of the public.
Bank of Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI
Founded in 1996, Bank of Ann Arbor is a dynamic, entrepreneurial driven community bank serving Southeast Michigan, including Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Plymouth, Saline and Birmingham. Throughout this time, we have made technology and life science leadership part of our mission. Every account is managed locally by a dedicated banker who assists customers in reaching financial goals. When you see our billboards reading “We love to help”, we mean it. We help organizations that are important to our communities through volunteer hours, sponsorships, and investments. Whether these are local nonprofits, community events, or newly formed tech companies, we love to help.
Barracuda Networks, Inc.Ann Arbor, MI
Barracuda was launched to give businesses an email-security solution that didn’t cost a small fortune. With more than 1 million cloud-enabled products delivered since, we continue to disrupt the IT-security market with innovative solutions that every business can afford. We’re on a mission to protect customers, data and applications from today’s advanced threats by providing the most comprehensive and easy-to-use IT-security platform and backing it up with best-in-class customer support.
Bodman PLCAnn Arbor, MI
With over 140 attorneys in five offices throughout Michigan, Bodman PLC has delivered extraordinary results to our clients for over 90 years. Our attorneys provide savvy business counsel to any of the region’s most successful companies and individuals on a broad range of issues, and we provide clients with the personal attention of a small firm with the talent and skill expected of the nation’s leading law firms.
With practices in Banking & Financial Services, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Aviation Law & Finance, Construction, Health Care, Environmental, Enterprise Procurement, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Data Privacy & Security, Tax, Trusts & Estates, Labor & Employment, Bankruptcy, and Insurance, we work to understand our clients’ businesses and the markets in which they operate. This enables us to provide strategic advice and preventative counsel to address potential issues efficiently and discreetly before they become significant and expensive problems that affect their bottom line.
Butzel LongAnn Arbor, MI
Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1854, Butzel Long is one of the oldest firms in the Midwest, having played a prominent role in the development and growth of several major industries. Business leaders have turned to us for innovative, highly effective legal counsel for over 160 years. Butzel Long has over 3,000 geographically diverse clients that are active in national and international markets from many sectors including automotive, banking and finance, construction, cybersecurity, employee benefits, health care, insurance, labor, manufacturing, media, professional services, real estate, and technology.
Citizens Commercial BankingAnn Arbor, MI
Citizens Commercial Banking, a division of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE CFG), is one of the oldest and largest financial institutions in the United States. Our commercial banking division offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients and sponsor-owned entities a full range of wholesale banking products and services. Whether you’re a privately held company or Fortune 500 corporation, we have the expertise to assess your unique needs and financial operating requirements, and to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions to help your business reach its potential.
Domino’s Farms CorporationAnn Arbor, MI
Domino‘s Farms Corporation is one of the largest holders and mangers of commercial, residential, and agricultural property in Washtenaw County. Domino‘s Farms signature property, the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Domino‘s Farms Office Park, has been a premier business address in southeast Michigan for over three decades. The rolling 271-acre prairie style campus is the site of one of the most distinctive Class-A office buildings in Michigan. Conveniently located at the junction of US-23 and M-14, this landmark complex, with nearly one million square feet of space, is home to some of Michigan’s most prominent companies, along with numerous professional firms and health care clinics.
DTE Energy FoundationYpsilanti, 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 UniversityYpsilanti, 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.