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R.J. King

R.J. King is editor of DBusiness magazine, DBusiness Daily News, Tech and Mobility News, Detroit 500, and Michigan Makers, all of which cover companies in metro Detroit and Michigan that are expanding locally, nationally, and internationally. He is author of four books — “Detroit: Engine of America,” a gold medal recipient of the Midwest Book Awards, “8 Track: The First Mobile App,” “Passport to the Corner Office: The Starter’s Guide to Corporate Life,” and “Mystical.” Since 2011, DBusiness magazine has been honored with more than 45 Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in the Editorial Excellence Awards from the Alliance of Area Business Publishers, including being named the top regional business magazine in the country. Prior to launching DBusiness in 2006, Mr. King was a business writer for The Detroit News for 16 years, where he wrote more than 4,000 articles covering economic development, automotive, aerospace, health care, technology, transportation, and other business sectors. Mr. King is a board member of the Brother Rice Business Alliance, Beyond Basics, Detroit Aircraft Corp., Detroit Spacecraft Corp., ASX, and the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees for The Parade Co. and Detroit Sessions. He is a member of the Detroit Athletic Club, and on the board of the DAC Executives Club and the DAC Car Club as well as a member of the DAC Marketing and Communications Committee. Named a Knight of Woodward, he is a member of the Boston-Edison Historic District and the University of Michigan Alumni Association. In 2014, Mr. King was inducted into the International Heritage Foundation’s Heritage Hall of Fame.
Chaps Lofts

Sustain and Grow

Town Partners in Detroit expands small business opportunities.
R.J. King

Letter From The Editor: Blame Game

At the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island in late May, the annual gathering of 1,600 business, educational, and political leaders will shine a spotlight on our area’s successes and shortcomings.

Mobile Convenience

Quadrobot in Madison Heights is taking autonomous delivery services to the next level.
2019 ACG M&A All-Stars

2019 ACG M&A All-Stars

The Association for Corporate Growth Detroit Chapter and DBusiness magazine honor the annual winners.
Jennifer Dukarski

PDA Q&A: Jennifer A. Dukarski

The E-Interview, Shareholder, Butzel Long Detroit
Adam Cosola

On Board

Like most entrepreneurs, Michael Grindem, founder and president of ARC Payments, a credit card processing company in Bloomfield Hills, thought he could hire a key employee — in this case, an account manager — to help meet the needs of his growing business.
Corporate Eagle

Corporate Eagle Opens New and Larger Headquarters and Bay Hangers in June

Corporate Eagle, a provider of membership-based fractional and managed business aviation programs at Oakland County International Airport in Waterford Township, will open its new headquarters on June 4 following a year of construction.
Detroit Grooming Co. products

Natural Groom

Set in an old manufacturing center with large, industrial-style windows, Detroit Grooming Co. offers a product line that doubles as a timeline of the history of men’s personal care products, including straight razors, brushes, shaving mugs, and bar soaps.