Tigers Honor Metro Detroit Entrepreneur with Diversity Award


The Detroit Tigers have selected Temeria Heard and her company, Corporate52 Marketing Group, as the recipient of the 10th annual Jackie Robinson “Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner” award. Heard is the first-ever African-American woman in metro Detroit to receive this award.

The award rewards diverse business partners that reflect the character and commitment to excellence of Jackie Robinson.  The Detroit Tigers have partnered with Corporate52 Marketing Group since 2015.

Royal Oak-based Corporate52 Marketing Group provides innovative promotional items to its clients to increase their corporate brand visibility.

Heard, of Troy, earned a bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Phoenix in addition to her master’s in international business from Central Michigan University. She is also a recent graduate of U of M – Stephen Ross School of Business emerging leaders program.