Learn with Jim McBryde about the economic footprint of the Saginaw-Chippewa Indian Tribe, CMU, Yoplait Yogurt, and other important businesses in the 4 county stretch of the Middle Michigan Development Corporation. Also hear about Jim’s connection with Star Wars!
Join Jim McBryde, President & CEO of the Middle Michigan Development Corporation, and host Ed Clemente as they discuss the economy of this region. The Middle Michigan Development Corporation assists with services designed to retain, expand and attract businesses in Clare and Isabella Counties, with two new counties coming online soon, to foster economic vitality and resilience in the region. Learn how Central Michigan University and the Saginaw-Chippewa Indian Tribe, plus a large amount of manufacturers in the region, help make this center of the state economically attractive. Plus Jim will share his unique path from university, to county and state rep., Michigan Liquor Control and even a good stint at the MEDC. You can also read the transcript from our conversation.