Propelling Impact and Innovation
Michigan Entrepreneurs

2006 Award Winners

Innovation of the Year

Michael S. McCorquodale, Ph.D., Chief Technical Officer and Founder
Mobius Microsystems, Inc.

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) Government Contract Procurement Award

Michael R. Lowry, President
Steven R. Lowery, VP & VP of Government Affairs
Mark Brown, VP New Business Development
Lowry Computer Products

Best Small Business, Main Street USA

Noel Cuellar, President and CEO
Ethan Barde, Vice President
Primera Plastics, Inc

Small Business Person of the Year

Keith R. Malmstadt, CEO
Great Lakes Woods, Inc

Minority Small Business Champion of the Year

Dante O. Villarreal, Business Consultant
Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center

Women in Business Champion of the Year

Joan M. Schroeder, Vice President
National City Bank

Michigan and Midwest Region Small Business Journalists of the Year

Sheena M. Harrison, Small Business Reporter
Crain’s Detroit Business

Michigan and Midwest Region Financial Services Champion of the Year

Eric B. Seifert, Senior Vice President
Community Shores Bank

Small Business Counselor of the Year

Pat Salo, Satellite Director
Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center

Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Winners

Adaptive Materials Inc.
AEGIS Environments
Airfoil Public Relations
American Systems Technology Inc.
Arrow Strategies LLC
Big Communications Inc.
BlueWare Inc.
Chemico Systems Inc.
Cleantech Venture Network
Dendritech Inc.
Diversified Natural Products
Duperon Corporation
Flood Professionals Inc.
Garden Fresh Gourmet Salsa Inc.
General Sports and Entertainment LLC
Harbor Optical Inc.
Highland Group
Holwerda Homes
IDV Solutions
iknowvate Technologies Inc.
Illuminating Concepts Inc.
Insolexen Corporation
Intelligent Connections LLC
Leade Health Inc.
McGraw Wentworth
Menlo Innovations LLC
MicroMax Inc.
Mobius Microsystems Inc.
Molecular Innovations Inc.
Physicians Practice Management Corp
Pilgrim Technology LLC
Plexus Systems LLC
Primera Plastics Inc.
Project Advantage
Project Service Inc.
Proteos Inc.
Qualigence Inc.
Sensicore Inc.
SenSound LLC
Strathmore Development Company
Sygnetics Inc.
TechSmith Corporation
The Apothecary Shoppe Pharmacies
V.I.O. Inc.
Viewpoint Mobility LLC
WorkForce Software
Xede Consulting Group Inc.