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Michael Scherer

Mr. Fix-It

Michael Scherer grew up in St. Clair Shores, moved to L.A. to launch a successful management-consulting firm, and returned to play a key role in Detroit’s bankruptcy.
Michael Budman and Don Green

Roots of Success

A footwear company launched by two Detroit natives included a novel cast — Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Martin Short, and Eugene Levy.
Jody Levy

Juicing a Business

Jody Levy grew up in Bloomfield Village and went on to co-found a watermelon juice company that’s ecological and sustainable.
Jonathan Victor now

Home Values

Jonathan Victor’s journey, from growing up in Palmer Woods in Detroit to running Balmoral Funds in Los Angeles, had its share of twists and turns.
Lawrence S. Bacow

Born to Learn

From his upbringing in Pontiac, Lawrence S. Bacow rode his educational aptitude to become president of Harvard University.

Heart at Work

Tech entrepreneur Angel Gambino helped Ford Motor Co. establish its upcoming R&D mobility campus in Corktown, but she didn't stop there.
Marc Friedman with children in Senegal

An Early Calling

Marc Friedman uses his sales skills to help build schools in impoverished areas around the world.

Recipe for Success

More than 300 restaurants have opened in metro Detroit since 2014. Can they all survive?

The Social Network

Our second annual Michigan Social Index, where 50 state-based companies primarily serving consumer markets are rated on their annual Web presence, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and forums.

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