Lee to Emcee “Toast of the Town” October 12th in Detroit

Techtown Detroit’s “Toast of the Town 2017”, a celebration of Detroit’s entrepreneurial community, is fast-approaching.  Come join over 400 guests for an evening of networking, a strolling dinner and drinks while recognizing the “best of the best” within Detroit’s small business community, including the Small Business of the Year and the Business Champion, et. al….

Lee’s Thoughts on Bringing Amazon to Detroit

Amazon recently announced is seeking a second headquarters–HQ2.  It’s being reported Amazon may be investing $5 billion and potentially bringing 50,000 jobs.  Detroit’s being mentioned as a possible site–along with other cities.  What would it take to attract the company to the Detroit region? Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group and host,…

Comerica Hatch Detroit $50,000 Winner to be Announced

Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group & host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, will emcee and announce the winner of the 2017 Comerica Hatch Detroit contest on Friday, 8/25, at 2987 Franklin Street, in Detroit.  Recently four finalists, decided by community vote, advanced to the final round and are competing to…

Lee Joins Panel Discussion Focused on Detroit’s Challenges – Past, Present & Future

Mark S. Lee, Founder, President & CEO, The LEE Group and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, recently appeared on Detroit’s Fox 2 News’ “Let it Rip” to share thoughts on Detroit’s–past, present and future–challenges.  As part of a panel discussion, Lee joined Rochelle Riley, Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame columnist, Detroit Free Press,…

NAMIC Detroit Launch Event Video

Are you a marketing, communications, PR professional, et al?  NAMIC Detroit had its launch event at the District Detroit Preview Center on Monday, 6/19. What is NAMIC and how can it help with your professional development?  Please click here for a brief video with more information, including registration, on the organization and how it can benefit you in terms of…

A Father’s Day Tribute

On Father’s Day, Mark S. Lee, Founder, President & CEO, The LEE Group and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, shared his thoughts on his father along with four other Metro Detroiters.  The Detroit Free Press published five essays from sons whose late fathers had an impact on their lives and asked those stories…

NAMIC Detroit Launches Chapter & Names Executive Board

Mark S. Lee, Founder, President & CEO, The LEE Group, and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, has been named to the Executive Board for NAMIC Detroit.  Lee joins as Vice President along with Mikel Slater, President; Jackie Underwood, Secretary; and Abhijeet Kumar, Treasurer. Four chapter advisors have also been named including, Andrea Agnew,…

Lee to Speak at the City of Pontiac’s State of the City Address

Mark S. Lee, Founder, President & CEO, The LEE Group, and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee” has been invited to make comments at the “State of the City” address for the City of Pontiac.  Mayor Deirdre Waterman will be discussing economic opportunities in Pontiac and this year’s theme focuses on “Prospects and Promises…

2017 Small Business Workshop Focused on Business Sustainability

Looking to grow and sustain your business?  The 2017 Small Business Workshop, presented by Fifth Third Bank, the Michigan Women’s Foundation and The LEE Group, will provide you with business experts who will share with you practical advice and counsel for your business.  It will be held Wednesday, 5/3, 7:30-1pm, at TechTown, located at 440…

Speakers Announced for 2017 Small Business Workshop

May is small business month and small businesses are a major economic generator in Detroit and beyond.  Realizing that aspiring and current entrepreneurs grapple with how to build and grow their business, The LEE Group, in conjunction with Fifth Third Bank and the Michigan Women’s Foundation, will hold its annual Small Business Workshop on Wednesday,…