Utiliserve and Fireserve: strategic expansion

8 Aug, 2022
CEO Zach Raley chalks up much of his companies' recent growth to working with the Edward Lowe Foundation and Louisiana Economic Development...

Orion Hunting Products: Alleviating shipping headaches

26 Jul, 2022
From CEO roundtables to the System for Integrated Growth, Beau Anderson of Orion Hunting Products has leveraged several of the foundation’s programs, hosted in Michigan in partnership with the MEDC, to ...

Skinnytees: Stretching its marketing acumen

15 Mar, 2021
“On my wish list was marketing, marketing and more marketing,” says Linda Schlesinger-Wagner, Skinnytees founder. "The deliverables were beyond our wildest dreams."

SentinelC3: Getting unstuck from a marketing quagmire

10 Mar, 2021
“Businesses get stuck a lot, and when that happens, you’ve got to go somewhere," says Stephen Owen. "The SIG team brought tremendous value about specifics, action steps and follow-up.”                                          

Scratch and Peck: Seeding a stronger supply chain

10 Mar, 2021
“On the discovery call, I could tell right away that our team leader was fantastic,” says CEO Rich Fowles. “He knew how to drill down and identify exactly what we were ...

HandyPro: Upgrading recruitment practices

5 Mar, 2021
“I’ve never been part of something like this with such high-caliber experts,” says Paul. “As a result, I think we’ll reach our growth goals faster — and with less headaches."

Westport Linen Services: Leveraging digital marketing

9 Dec, 2020
“We never had a Twitter or LinkedIn account before. Now we do, says Eddie Lefeaux, CEO of Westport Linen Services. "We’re using those avenues to generate marketing leads, and we’re ...

Josh’s Frogs: Leaping over potential obstacles

3 Dec, 2020
“SIG was far more of a value-add than I expected, both from a knowledge standpoint and a relationship standpoint," says Josh Willard.

Beards Brewery: Crafting a more resilient company

5 Oct, 2020
“It’s easy to start a small business, but once you hit second stage, you encounter unique challenges,” says Ben Slocum, co-founder of Beards Brewery.

boldSOCKS: Finding a foothold in custom products

21 Sep, 2020
Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, boldSOCKS aims to be a one-stop shop for socks — and a model for social impact...