From scrubbing floors and fitness equipment to managing the day-to-day operations of big-box clubs, Dean Mitchell has held pretty much every job in his career as a health and wellness expert. Now, he’s added a new title: author. The owner of one of Downtown Northville’s successful fitness businesses, Mitchell Fitness Solutions in downtown Northville, recently […]
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Daniela Rodriguez, MD PLC, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in St Clair Shores, MI. As a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), she’s great at what she does, but that’s not her only talent. Daniela is a decorated horse jumper and has been since her early childhood. She trains at the Bayside […]
The Silverton Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada hosted a Team Member Talent Show on Wednesday, March 8th. The show gives team members a chance show off their hidden talents among comedians, artists and singers.
Regan Ford knows it is a good idea to stop and smell the flowers – but why walk through life when you can race? Ford owns Vivid Maintenance, a company that works with businesses across Southeast Michigan from Ford Motor Co. to the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Vivid Maintenance is a facility management company […]
They say that music soothes the savage beast, calming anyone who hears its melody. For busy entrepreneurs, that could mean a dose of Adele or Jill Scott could be just what you need to slow down and enjoy the ride. That’s certainly true for Nathan J. Mazur, who plays music with friends to defuse some […]
About five years ago, Tony Majka was walking through his Brush Park neighborhood, taking pictures of the Detroit architecture as was his routine. Looking for a filter to enhance the shot, he stumbled on something called Instagram. He downloaded the app, messed around with it, posted his first picture and “Tony Detroit” was born. Fast […]
It’s a word that few of us may be familiar with – but the term “merces” – (mur’sez) has deep meaning for Royal Oak business Merces Consulting Group Inc. “Merces” is Latin for pay, reward or recompense. And for company President Edmund B. Ura, working with companies to be their best and to serve others […]
There are voices that stick in your memory – locally, people including Sonny Eliot, Ernie Harwell and Paul W. Smith immediately come to mind. Here’s an up-and-coming voice to add to that list – Neil Rockind. The criminal-defense attorney has a hidden talent for sports announcing, and he wouldn’t mind seeing his talents become a […]
Jessica Woll can mix it up in the courtroom – the longtime attorney is known for defending her clients like a tiger. But did you know this litigator also can mix it up in the kitchen? Woll, managing partner of Birmingham-based divorce and family-law firm Woll & Woll PC, is a pretty impressive chef in […]
To most people, he’s Al “The Geek” Zara, owner of Geektown USA in Farmington Hills, a company that provides a full-service marketing and IT solution for small to large businesses across Michigan. But Zara also has turned his passion for high-tech stuff into another enterprise. Like most golfers, Zara is obsessed with improving his game. […]
During the day, they are normal folks – answering phones, writing papers and going through the motions of a day job. But at night, they become killers. Killer actors, that it. After responding to an ad in the local paper, local PR person Franklin Dohanyos tried out for and earned a lead role in a […]
Pretty much every kid experiments with being an author –writing a story, creating the illustrations and stapling it together to show Mom and Dad. E.M. Olson took that dream and brought it into reality. The successful business attorney just wrote his first book, “Oliver The Toaster,” which is aimed at children ages two through eight. […]
A cup of tea may be one of life’s most familiar and comfortable beverages – its warmth and flavor serve as a soothing force against cold nights, cold viruses, cold hands or anything else that ails you. Under the careful management and reverence of Joe Uhl, tea takes on another important yet overlooked purpose: To […]
Marc Evan Jackson may have a California suntan, but he will always remember those cold, rainy or snowy gray days in Detroit. Why? Because those years in Michigan were among his most creative. Jackson is an actor, comedian and writer. These days, you may recognize him from his spots on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” or […]
The worst thing you could do to Sherry Sabbagh would be to put her in a colorless room or office. That’s because color – and how it affects people and their environment – goes beyond Sabbagh’s working life. It is her passion. Sabbagh is the Design Manager for Color and Materials and Advanced Trend Research […]
Starting a business and watching it grow is one of life’s more satisfying accomplishments. Starting a business and seeing it take off to become a worldwide family tradition? That’s the stuff of dreams. That’s what happened to Carol V. Aebersold, createor of “The Elf on the Shelf,” a book and toy combo that has turned […]
Drew Maresco knows how to build a website, putting together the right programming and components to create something interesting and compelling. The Warren native also knows how to build a recipe, putting together the right ingredients to create something memorable, appealing and delicious. It is these two talents that merged to help Maresco create his […]
Appearing before a judge to present a case is tough enough. But presenting your courtroom skills before a television camera is another matter entirely. It’s all in a day’s work for the husband-and-wife duo of Danielle and Andy Mayoras, who are the legal stars of “Celebrity Legacies,” a television show that runs every Tuesday night […]
Even when they were young, the Boos brothers knew they wanted to “keep it in the family” and start a business together. That was in part because Brandon and Jonathan Boos of Northville grew up in a home with entrepreneurial parents. Business is deep in their blood. For example, Brandon has a deep background in […]
Lenny Brucato is the kind of guy who doesn’t scare easily. He can handle the changes in health care. He can talk to a crowd. And he can tackle fondant frosting with the best of them. Wait, wait. Those first couple things make sense – after all, Brucato is Priority Health’s director of sales in […]
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