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Jacques Panis

President of Shinola, Jacques Panis is at the helm of a company on a meteoric rise. In the past year Shinola has produced over 50,000 high quality watches and boasts a product base that includes everything from handcrafted bicycles to linen journals and home furnishings.

Mark St. Peter

The Managing Director and CEO of Computing Source, Mark St. Peter defines the fields of electronic evidence, computer forensics, and data review, offering full-service, all-in-one legal support solutions to a menagerie of clients, including both the creditors and the city in Detroit's bankruptcy case.

David Farbman

The first president of NAI Farbman Group, a commercial brokerage, leasing, and management firm, and the founder of Outdoor Hub, which later merged with Carbon Media Group, David Farbman has joined his natural interests with the world of business to become a major name in the outdoor market.

Matt Mosher

Matt Mosher launched hiredMYway.com in 2010 and, soon after, started a related site called CollegeTopTalent.com. Together, the two sites streamline the hiring process by better organizing and qualifying candidates.

Ron Harwood

In the last six months, Ron Harwood, creative director and principal of Illuminating Concepts in Farmington Hills, launched a division called Intellistreets, an LED street lighting system where individual poles are loaded with applications such as cameras, digital signs, wireless networks, and speakers.

Joseph L. Welch

Operating the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company, Joseph L. Welch — chairman, president, and CEO of ITC Holdings Corp. in Novi — isn’t one to stand still.

Ron Utterbeck

As CIO of General Electric Co., Ron Utterbeck orchestrates the generation and delivery of billions of pieces of data on behalf of 300,000 global workers.

Andy Greenlee

With more than 90 percent of its sales in the automotive industry, US Farathane Corp., a supplier of plastic trim, molding, and parts with eight facilities in Michigan, saw the 2008 global financial crisis coming.

Yash Sutariya

After earning a finance degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Yash Sutariya joined Southfield-based Stout Risius Ross as a consultant in the valuation department before transferring to bankruptcy and turnaround management.

Mindi Fynke

The personal exercise craze and better diets have raised overall wellness, but health care costs have never been higher. Mindi Fynke, president and CEO of EHIM Inc., a pharmacy benefit manager, says overnight changes to healthcare were never in the cards.