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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

Arboretum Ventures

Ann Arbor, MI

Arboretum Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in the healthcare sector. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, we have raised $700 million in capital to support a portfolio that is diverse in stage and geography. We invest in companies that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare system costs across medical devices, life science tools and diagnostics, and tech-enabled care delivery. We target opportunities that can achieve significant milestones and value creation in a capital-efficient manner and prioritize “under-ventured” geographies, particularly the Midwest.

Financial & Capital Services

Bank of Ann Arbor

Ann 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.

Financial & Capital Services

Citizens Commercial Banking

Ann 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.

Financial & Capital Services

Fifth Third Bank

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.

Financial & Capital Services

Lake Trust Credit Union

Ann Arbor, MI

Why do you work each day? To us, our jobs are not just something we do to make a living, it’s a way to live. We work to support our members; whether celebrating moments of joy, finding a solution to an obstacle, or offering encouragement through a time of struggle. The worth of our work isn’t measured in dollars and cents, it’s seen in our communities and felt by the people who believe in us.

Financial & Capital Services

Old National Bank

Ann Arbor, MI

Old National is the largest bank headquartered in Indiana. With $20.4 billion in assets, it ranks among the top 100 U.S. banking companies and has been recognized as a Worlds Most Ethical Company for nine years. Since its founding in 1834, Old National has focused on community banking by keeping our clients at the center of all we do. This is an approach to business that we call The ONB Way. Old Nationals footprint includes Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. In addition to retail and commercial banking services, Old National offers wealth management, investment and capital market services.

Financial & Capital Services

Plante & Moran, PLLC

Ann Arbor, MI

Audit, tax, consulting, & wealth management leaders. Plante Moran is among the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms. We provide a variety of services to help you achieve your goals today and in the future: Audit, tax, wealth management, business advisory, commercial real estate, investment banking, international services, and technology. With professionals specializing by industry, you’ll benefit from expertise and advice of a team that knows your specific challenges and how to combat them. For years, we’ve served clients in all 50 states and in more than 100 countries around the world.

Financial & Capital Services

PNC Bank

Ann Arbor, MI

PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.

Financial & Capital Services

Rehmann

Ann Arbor, MI

Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services firm of CPAs and consultants, wealth advisors, and corporate investigators dedicated to providing clients proactive ideas and solutions to help them prosper professionally and personally. Additionally, through a unique combination with Trivalent Group®, a top 100 managed IT service provider, we have expanded our technology capabilities and launched a managed IT solutions practice. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio, and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach.