Domino’s Becomes Title Sponsor for “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”

DETROIT, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Business executive, local entrepreneur, educator and small business expert Mark S. Lee launched “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee” on Entercom’s CBS Detroit’s WXYT AM1270, in June 2014.  Since its initial launch, Lee has interviewed over 600 individuals, including entrepreneurs, business and community leaders who have provided their perspective on…

Starting a “Mature” Business

Historically, Detroit has had its own unique sense of fashion style.  And like the Motor City over the years, it has evolved and continues to make its own statement, locally and nationally. And entrepreneurs have taken notice and continue to tap into the fashion industry as part of the city’s resurgence and re-emerging status as…

NBA Legend Providing an “Assist” to Young People

Former Detroit mayor, NBA Hall-of-Famer and Detroit Piston legend, Dave Bing, continues to make a difference. While he was the master of dishing out assists during his storied twelve-year NBA career (including ten with the Pistons), Bing continues to help young people from across the city of Detroit and beyond. And as Detroit’s mayor from…

Using Technology to Tackle Water Issue

Metro Detroit native Abess Makki, founder and CEO of Detroit-based CityInsight is devoted to helping municipal utilities provide residents with better tools to manage their water usage and costs. CityInsight is a civic-tech company that provides mobile applications to municipalities.  It was founded by Wayne State University alumn Makki in 2014 and was in direct…

Neighborhood Summit Panel to be Moderated by Lee

A blue ribbon panel of developers and community leaders will discuss how to promote inclusive neighborhood development at the 8th annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Rising Summit on Saturday, November 4 at the downtown campus of Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD), 1001 W. Fort Street, Detroit 48226. The summit’s purpose is to equip residents with…

Celebrating 30 Years in Business

Under normal circumstances, business longevity and sustainability are challenges.  Now, consider starting a business in one of Detroit’s most economically-challenged neighborhoods, twenty years and exactly one mile removed from where the civil disturbances started in 1967.  Thirty years later, your business has grown and is still striving and expanding.   Meet Jesse R. Brown, N.D,…

Lee to Moderate Business Resource Network Roundtable

The Wayne County Business Resource Network was established to make a direct connection with area businesses and County resources and partners to assist in their growth and success. On Thursday, November 2nd, 7:30-10:30am, you will have the opportunity to attend this kick-off event and engage in partner roundtable discussions.  This event will be moderated by…

The “Detroit Vs Everybody” Brand – What’s Next?

One of the hottest brands was launched right here in Detroit five years ago.  It succinctly captured Detroit’s attitude and seemed you couldn’t go anywhere around town and beyond without seeing the “Detroit Vs Everybody” brand. Well, it’s still around.  It continues to grow, expand and is going stronger than ever. “Detroit Vs Everybody” was…

Lee to Emcee 25th Annual AACC Gala

The American Arab Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 25th Annual Building Economic Bridges Gala on Friday, 10/13, at 6:30pm, at The Henry, in Dearborn, MI.  It will be a wonderful evening of recognizing organizations making a difference in the community.  Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group, Blogger and Host, “Small…

The Power of Diversity in the Workplace

I was at a restaurant recently where someone flatly stated, “It’s time for us to consider moving because this town is changing…”   While attending a meeting in New York recently focused on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), John Quiñones, from ABC News, shared a heartfelt journey beginning with his early days in Texas radio to…