execWE Sponsors

Title Sponsors



Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, is Making every drive better™ by delivering intelligent in-vehicle experiences for customers around the world.

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Argent Tape and Label

Argent Tape & Label, Inc. is an award-winning company and 3M Preferred Converter. At Argent Tape & Label, we excel at helping our customers succeed and solving your complex challenges. We work with our customers to provide the most effective and cost-efficient products that are custom designed to meet your specific needs.


Titanium Sponsor


  DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million clients in Michigan.


Platinum Sponsor

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. BCBS of Michigan is a nonprofit organization, provides and administers health benefits to more than 4.3 million members residing in Michigan in addition to members of Michigan-headquartered groups who reside outside the state.


  Toyota is in the business of making great cars and trucks and engaged in the automobile business, finance business, and other businesses. The Automobile segment is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of sedans, minivans, 2box, sports utility vehicles, trucks, and related vehicles, as well as related parts and products. They also work every day to apply and share their know-how in ways that benefit people, the community, and our planet in order to build a better tomorrow.


Gold Sponsors



Stellantis is a leading global mobility player guided by a clear mission: to provide freedom of movement for all through distinctive, appealing, affordable, and sustainable mobility solutions. Our Company’s strength lies in the breadth of our iconic brand portfolio, the diversity and passion of our 400,000 people, and our deep roots in the communities in which we operate.



Silver Sponsors



Adient is an American Irish-domiciled company that manufactures automotive seating for customers worldwide and is based in Plymouth, Michigan. 


Argent International

Founded in 1977 by Fred Perenic, Argent has grown over the past 40+ years into a well-known and respected leader in custom die-cut solutions. Through a wide variety of converting technologies, we offer a great diversity of products ranging from simple die cut tapes, seals and gaskets, to fully assembled sub-components. Our commitment to manufacture products of the highest quality has been fundamental to our success. We utilize over 250 different raw materials for attachment, buzz, squeak & rattle / NVH, EMI shielding, fastening, gasketing & sealing, labeling, printing & identification, masking, safety, surface protection, wind noise/sound dampening, and much more!



Through our proprietary systems approach, we show you how to scale. Our continuum of services include Business Mentoring, Executive Coaching, Culture/Leadership/Organizational Development. Through our Business Innovation Lab, we offer CoWorking, Conference, and Tenant Space.



Flex is the manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products that improve the world. Through the collective strength of a global workforce across 30 countries and responsible, sustainable operations, Flex delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to diverse industries and end markets.



  Flex-N-Gate produces the highest quality products and systems for the automotive industry. With our extensive plastics, metals, lighting, and mechanical assemblies experience, we persistently strive for continuous improvement and on-time delivery of defect-free products.


  General Motors Company is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services, with global headquarters in Detroit’s Renaissance Center.



The Kellogg Company, doing business as Kellogg's, is an American multinational food manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Kellogg's produces cereal and convenience foods, including crackers and toaster pastries, and markets its products by several well-known brands including Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Pringles, Eggo, and Cheez-It. Kellogg's mission statement is "Nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive.



  Magna International Inc. is a Canadian mobility technology company for automakers.

MEDC | Pure Michigan

  The Community Development unit focuses on creating vibrant, sustainable, and unique places by providing economic development services and programs to attract and retain talent in Michigan communities.

Nippon Seiki International

  Nippon Seiki – North America (NSNA) is a tier-one supplier of Head-Up Display systems and Instrument Clusters. Major automotive OEM clients include General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Honda, BMW, Nissan, Mazda, and Subaru.

RIM Custom Racks

  RIM Custom Racks is a family owned, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise supporting the entire lifecycle of shipping racks and containers for the automotive industry. RIM began as a source for the modification and repair of shipping racks and containers for the automotive industry. Today, RIM is a full service supplier for the automotive industry’s shipping needs, from design to production to salvage and every step in between. 

Rose Moving and Storage

  Rose Moving and Storage has 50 years of experience in the office installation and moving industry. Based in metro Detroit, Rose is an Allied Van Lines partner. And we're one of only 32 certified Allied International partners.

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  Great Lakes Women's Business Council is partially funded as a Women's Business Center with the U.S. Small Business Administrations' Office of Women's Business Ownership. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made when requested.


  We’re helping small businesses succeed by offering key resources like free online courses, expert coaching, peer networking and grant opportunities.



Since 2002, USI has specialized in composite repair, protective coatings, paints and corrosion inhibitors that protect your valuable equipment, machinery, buildings and structures from abrasion, erosion, corrosion, and chemical attack. USI partners with your industry to repair, protect and upgrade your infrastructure. Problem solving  is what we are known for.

Walker Miller Energy

  Walker-Miller Energy Services (WMES) is a client-focused energy services company committed to changing lives through energy efficiency. Talented team of Certified Energy Managers (CEM), BPI Certified Energy Analysts, LEED Professionals, Building Analysts and internal support staff have been delivering Public Service Mandated energy efficiency services. 


  Yanfeng is a leading global automotive supplier, focusing on interior, exterior, seating, cockpit electronics, and passive safety, and is exploring new business actively.


Beverage Sponsor


  Our partners (employees) and our communities are at the center of the Starbucks Experience. Throughout our 51-year history we’ve been dedicated to inspiring and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time.  



Media Sponsors

CORP! Magazine   Corp! Magazine is the only statewide business publication dedicated to business owners and C-Suite leaders. Corp! Magazine is a certified WBENC, a woman-owned business.
DBusiness   DBusiness Magazine – Detroit's Premier Business Journal. Providing daily news and in-depth coverage of the business climate in southeast Michigan.


HOUR Magazine   Hour Detroit is a monthly city magazine covering the Metro Detroit area. The magazine uses a glossy oversized format and features content on restaurants, arts and entertainment, and trends in fashion and décor. It began publication in 1996 and is a member of the City and Regional Magazine Association.


  Women’s Enterprise magazine (WE USA) is the nation's foremost quarterly print and digital publication supporting Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) and supply chain inclusion.