Debasish Dutta has been selected as the new chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint, effective Aug. 1. His five-year appointment was approved June 20 by the Board of Regents. Dutta is a distinguished professor of engineering and the former chancellor at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. As UM-Flint chancellor, he will serve as the chief executive officer […]

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Greetings! I’m fresh off the Mackinac Policy Conference, where I attended with nearly 1,700 of Michigan’s business and political leaders and wanted to share a few observations. While civility continued to be an important theme, the conference pillars focused on uniting the state as one Michigan under a set of pillars: Prepare Michigan (Education and […]

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Greg Viener, a 15-year veteran of Huntington, has been named the bank’s Mid-Michigan regional president. Viener most recently served as the community president in Flint and Genesee County. As a highly engaged and respected leader, Viener will extend his focus on local involvement and purpose-driven leadership across Mid-Michigan. In his new role as regional president, he will be […]

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(Photo credit: University of Michigan-Flint) The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce wants to help developers and real estate investors get in the Zone. The Opportunity Zone, that is. The Chamber’s Economic Development team has prepared the 24-page Opportunity Zone Prospectus that highlights the county’s 16 zones and some of the shovel-ready land available within […]

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