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Washtenaw Economic Club 25th Season Speaker Series

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Washtenaw Economic Club 25th Season Speaker Series

May 11, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The president of the Small Business Association of Michigan will visit campus next week as part of the 25th season of the Washtenaw Economic Club speaker series.

Brian Calley will speak at the luncheon scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor.

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The event, titled “Fostering a Pro-Small Business Economy,” will include a question and answer session moderated by Michelle Julet, WCC’s Entrepreneurship Center Director.

Calley will offer a unique perspective of the economic climate from the viewpoint of an established private sector career that dovetailed with an extensive record of public service.

He serves as a director of a publicly traded community bank and as a Trustee of Oakland University. Additionally, he sits on various boards, including Special Olympics Michigan, Sparrow Health System, Disability Rights Michigan, and the Autism Alliance of Michigan.

Calley served as Michigan’s 63rd Lieutenant Governor from 2011-2018. Prior to that, he served two terms in the Michigan House of Representatives, two terms as an Ionia County commissioner and worked for over a decade in community banking. He holds a BA from Michigan State University, an MBA from Grand Valley State University and an MPA from Harvard University.

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WHAT: Washtenaw Economic Club Speaker Series

WHEN: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11

WHERE: Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor

HOST: Washtenaw Economic Club


About Washtenaw Community College 

Washtenaw Community College (WCC), Ann Arbor, Michigan, educates students through a wide range of associate and certificate programs in areas such as health care, business, STEM and advanced transportation and mobility. WCC offers accelerated and online programs and is ranked the number one community college in Michigan by and The college also works through community, business and union partnerships to develop highly specialized training programs to meet the region’s workforce talent needs.

For more information about Washtenaw Community College,visit



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May 11 at 11:30am - May 11 at 1:30pm

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