Detroit, Michigan, April 24, 2012â€”As the president and CEO of one of Detroitâ€™s leading Second Stage companies, Perry Mehta joined a panel to talk to entrepreneurs about capitalizing on regional resources in order to achieve optimum business growth. At least 1000 people attended the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerceâ€™s first business conference that was created to promote innovation and investment in Detroit-based businesses, while positioning the city to attract the talent and entrepreneurship needed to flourish into a strong urban center.
Mehta was joined on the panel by
- Lola Are, Supervisor, Oakland County One Stop Shop/Business Center, and Center Director, Oakland County business Centerâ€”MIâ€”SBTDC
- Mark Davis, Business Development Officer, SEM Resource Capital
- Kala Gibson, Senior vice President and Affiliate Head of Business Banking, Fifth Third Bank.
Carolyn Cassin, President and CEO, Michigan Womenâ€™s Foundation, was the moderator.