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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.

Financial & Capital Services

Bank of Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Bank of Ann Arbor was founded in 1996 to serve our communities with the banking products and services of the largest national banks while offering access to the decision makers.  Over the years our advertising slogan, Bank of Ann Arbor helps, has come to represent how our team gives and cares for each other and our community. Each year, we help our community through hundreds of hours of work and thousands of dollars given to local nonprofits. We truly believe that being helpful—as opposed to constantly pushing a product of the day—is the far better way to go.

Technology

Barracuda Networks, Inc.

Ann Arbor, MI

Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications, and data, regardless of where they reside. These powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployments. Barracuda’s customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions that provide end-to-end network and data security. For additional information, please visit barracuda.com.

Legal Services

Bodman PLC

Ann Arbor, MI

Bodman is one of the Midwest’s leading business law firms, providing counsel to some of the region’s most successful companies and wealthiest individuals.  We are equally adept at helping startup and emerging companies address the broad range of issues they face when trying to form and grow a business. Our attorneys are deeply rooted in the Ann Arbor community, providing clients with the personal attention of a small firm combined with the talent and knowledge expected of the nation’s leading attorneys. Learn more at www.bodmanlaw.com.

Financial & Capital Services

Chemical Bank

Ann Arbor, MI
Chemical Financial Corporation is the second largest banking company headquartered and operating branch offices in Michigan. The Corporation operates through its subsidiary bank, Chemical bank, with 175 banking offices spread over 47 counties in Michigan. At June 30, 2016, the Corporation had total assets of $9.5 billion.
Financial & Capital Services

Citizens Bank

Ann Arbor, MI

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $147 billion in assets as of September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. Citizens operates through its subsidiaries Citizens Bank, N.A., and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania as Citizens Bank, Citizens Commercial Banking and Citizens One. Additional information about Citizens and its full line of products and services can be found at www.citizensbank.com.

Real Estate

Domino’s Farms Corporation

Ann Arbor, MI

Domino’s Farms Corporation in one of the largest holders and managers of commercial, residential and agricultural property in Washtenaw County.  Domino’s Farms signature property, Domino’s Farms Office Park, has been the premiere business address in southeast Michigan for three decades.  Our rolling, 271-acre campus is the site for one of the most distinctive Class-A office buildings in Michigan.  Conveniently located at the junction of U.S. 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.

Energy

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.

Financial & Capital Services

Fifth Third Bank

Ann Arbor, MI
Real Estate

First Martin Corporation

Ypsilanti, MI
First Martin Corporation is synonymous with Ann Arbor. Our ties to the community run long and deep. The company was founded in 1968 by William C. (Bill) Martin, and our goal is the same now as it was then: build relationships that stand the test of time. We’re proud of our portfolio of properties, which includes some of Ann Arbor’s finest commercial buildings and build-to-suit sites ready to be developed.  Our portfolio represents our business acumen in property acquisition and development over the past 40 years. We would be honored to show you our properties, and help you find the one that suits your company or client best.
Technology

GDI Infotech

Ann Arbor, MI

GDI Infotech is an award-winning IT and Engineering consulting, staffing and solutions company. GDI has been helping clients bridge the gap between business strategy and technical solutions for over two decades. We are proud to be headquartered in Ann Arbor with clients nationally.  GDI is a premier provider of talent acquisition and talent matchmaking solutions for many small-to-medium size fast-growth companies as well as fortune 500 companies. GDI’s flexible services range from Just-In-Time staffing to full range of outsourced project solutions in IT and Engineering. GDI is very proud of its high client retention.