Junior Achievement, WJR 760AM Partner with DBusiness for Champions of the New Economy Event


tDETROIT – Junior Achievement (JA), in partnership with DBusiness magazine and News/Talk WJR 760AM introduces Champions of the New Economy event presented by Quicken Loans. For the third year, with the goal to inspire growth in our region, this exciting program is recognizing business leaders in metro Detroit who are contributing to and moving our economy forward.

t2012 Champions of the New Economy include:

tJim Anderson
tFounder, President, CEO, Urban Science

tMindi Fynke

tAlicia Renea Jones
tCEO, Harmony Point CTC

tJames Kamsickas
tPresident & CEO, IAC Group

tDr. Prabhakar Patil
tCEO, LG Chem Power Inc.

tAn event scheduled to honor the 2012 Champions of the New Economy takes place Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at  Quicken Loans JA Finance Park, 577 E. Larned St., Detroit MI 48226. Strolling Dinner by Opus One, Business Attire and Complimentary Valet Parking.

tThe event will highlight each of the Champions as well as Junior Achievement’s accomplishments in helping to shape the leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. JA’s mission, to empower young people to own their economic success, depends on business leaders like these who share their experiences and recipe for success with young people in our community. Attendance at the Champions of the New Economy event will provide an opportunity to network and enjoy a fantastic evening with Detroit’s business leaders.

tIn addition to the event, an editorial profile of each Champion will appear in the May/June issue of DBusiness Magazine and on www.dbusiness.com. Personal podcast interviews courtesy of News/Talk 760WJR at www.wjr.net will also be available.

tAttendees of the event must register by Friday, May 4th by contacting Blythe Spitsbergen at bspitsbergen@jamichigan.org or 313.962.5685 or visiting http://2012cne.eventbrite.com. Tickets are $150 each.