Pancakes & Politics News

March 23rd, 2022

Solero Technologies Announces New CEO

In December 2021, the company formerly known as BorgWarner’s North American Controls was acquired by Atar Capital and renamed Solero Technologies. Now, the leading global supplier of transmission solenoids, engine solenoids, stop-start accumulators, and hydraulic control modules is continuing to make changes to its company. Dr. Donald R. James has been hired as the company’s … Continued

March 23rd, 2022

Marathon’s Detroit Refinery Hires Veteran Environmental Expert

Marathon Petroleum Company’s (MPC) Detroit refinery recently announced the hiring of Chris Abshire as its new Environmental Supervisor. Abshire has extensive experience in environmental compliance, both in the petroleum industry and in government with West Virginia’s Office of Air Quality. “When we were looking for the right candidate to fill this position, we knew that … Continued

March 16th, 2022

Disrupting the 21st Century C-Suite Workforce Status Quo

The very face of C-Suite is changing, and an agile, diverse workforce is growing right alongside it with intentionality, poise, and purpose while meeting the needs of this in-demand executive. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business (operated by the University of Michigan) isn’t waiting for tomorrow to make those changes happen – rather through … Continued

March 16th, 2022

Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes & Politics Overdrive Series Returns

The Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes & Politics season is here with not only a four-part event series (April-June) highlighting business, political, and economic issues concerning Detroit and Michigan, but this season the brand is kicking things up a notch and going into “overdrive.” This year, Pancakes & Politics is deepening its reach even more by expanding … Continued

March 9th, 2022

WATCH: Pancakes & Politics 2022 Kickoff Reception Recap

We are excited to kickoff our 2022 season of Pancakes & Politics. Check out a recap of our welcome reception and new logo unveiling.

March 9th, 2022

Business Leaders Confident on Economy, But Feel Pains of Labor Shortages

Concerns about labor shortages and inflation are weighing heavy on the minds of Michigan’s business leaders, according to a recently released quarterly economic survey by Business Leaders for Michigan, per a press release. Labor shortages are being felt across all job categories, including in manufacturing, office and front-line positions, with 85% of survey respondents expecting … Continued

March 9th, 2022

Van Dyke Horn Public Relations Announces Georgella Muirhead as CEO

Van Dyke Horn Public Relations (VDH), Michigan’s largest minority-owned public relations agency, recently announced that Georgella Muirhead, APR, has been selected to serve as the agency’s interim CEO. Muirhead is heading up a central role in VDH’s leadership team to replace Peter Van Dyke, who ended his term as CEO around early March to venture … Continued

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