Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

Customers read reviews of a product before buying to ensure they know what they’re getting; they want to know an individual’s first-hand experience with the item. Here at the NLEA we put this strategy to practice, creating a short interview video series featuring business owners and their key to success doing business in Northern Michigan. We hope these videos will encourage business owners, employers, workforce, and community members to learn from each other. When we all work together, we all win together.

Interested in being featured in a video? Contact:, or call 231-582-6482.

Industrial Magnetics: NLEA Business Spotlight

Featuring Bud Shear, CEO of Industrial Magnetics

Socks Kick: NLEA Business Spotlight

Featuring Baris Atmaca, Owner of Socks Kick




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