Ally ends stellar month of “Giving Back”

Ally ends stellar month of “Giving Back”

When it comes to charity Ally Financial employees believe in getting into the trenches. To celebrate its fifth anniversary of “Giving Back Month,” the company not only hosted 120 volunteer events nationwide, its Detroit team members packed a record-breaking 41 tons of food to help feed thousands of local residents. Observed in November, “Giving Back […]

DTE Energy & Consumers Energy look for young people to start work in the energy field

DTE Energy & Consumers Energy look for young people to start work in the energy field

DTE and Consumers has plans to brighten up some futures and some resumes and jumpstart young people’s interest in careers in energy. It’s asking on high school- and college-age kids to come work for the company after graduation and providing education avenues to encourage them. There’s a good reason. In Michigan approximately 50 percent of […]

Mission in Michigan: McDonald’s VP wants to ‘energize’ and give back

Mission in Michigan: McDonald’s VP wants to ‘energize’ and give back

Many customers overlooked the new kid who’d just started his first job at a Miami McDonald’s. It was 1984 and 16-year-old Marcos Quesada hadn’t even learned to speak English. Fortunately, his grandfather, a farmer, and his mother, a nurse aide, taught him a few values that extended beyond communication barriers. Quesada spoke the languages of […]

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Lear opens new Innovation Center in downtown Detroit

Automotive seats in coming years will reflect the collaboration announced this week between Wayne State University engineers, College for Creative Studies design students and Lear Corporation. The Southfield-based auto supplier opened a $10-million Innovation Center in downtown Detroit to accomplish this goal. “We are very excited to be opening a new Innovation and Design Center […]