Midland Business Alliance Announces Staff Updates

The Midland Business Alliance (MBA) is pleased to announce multiple staff updates, including promotions, job title changes and hiring.

DeVries Hired as Marketing Specialist
The MBA hired Matt DeVries as a Marketing Specialist where he will work on social media, website development, multimedia projects and more. DeVries comes to the MBA after more than seven years at the Great Lakes Loons, most recently working as Assistant General Manager of Marketing & Communications. He is also actively involved in the community, volunteering with Family and Children’s Services of Mid-Michigan, the United Way of Midland County and Energize Bay Area Young Professionals Network.

Quinlan Named Permanent Executive Director of MiTCON
Tracy Quinlan was named as permanent Executive Director for MiTCON after serving as Interim Executive Director since earlier in the year. Quinlan previously served as Director of Economic and Business Development for the MBA.

MiTCON is a consortium-based IT service provider primarily serving nonprofit organizations and a nonprofit wholly owned subsidiary of the MBA.

Bruzewski Promoted to Vice President
Jenny Bruzewski was promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the MBA, continuing to serve on the MBA’s leadership team. She has been working in marketing at the MBA since 2017 where she has led the branding efforts of the organization’s consolidation into one organization.

 

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Bruzewski

Updated Job Titles for Farley, Lynch and Lyons
Lastly, the following MBA staff members have updated job titles:

  • Melissa Farley, Director of Events
  • Tina Lynch, Director, Economic & Workforce Development
  • Emily Lyons is now the Director of Innovation & Small Business in addition to continuing her role as the Midland Area Farmers Market Manager

“All of these staff updates will allow the MBA to be better aligned to operate more effectively,” said Tony Stamas, MBA President and CEO. “Everyone on our team is working hard to serve Midland’s business community and these changes reflect that.”

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Lynch

Lyons