The Cackle: Episode #30
State Support of Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
SPECIAL GUEST: Josh Hundt, Executive Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer at Michigan Economic Development Corporation
AIRED ON: Wednesday, September 23rd on Facebook Live at 10:30 am EST
Josh Hundt, Executive Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer at Michigan Economic Development Corporation, joins The Cackle to discuss a state support of entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Josh Hundt is the Chief Business Development Officer & Executive Vice President with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. In this role Josh leads the organization’s efforts to attract retain and support businesses, foster high-wage skills growth, and catalyze entrepreneurship.
Josh has fifteen years of experience in economic development and has extensive knowledge of statewide economic development program and policy development and management, including playing a pivotal role in the development and implementation of the Michigan Business Development Program, the Good Jobs for Michigan Program, Michigan Build Ready Sites Program, and Michigan Small Business Relief, Restart, and Survival Programs.
Josh holds a Masters of Public Administration from Western Michigan University and is a graduate of Hope College.
About The Cackle
Each week on The Cackle, we highlight small businesses, startups, and people who have an impact on communities across the Midwest. We explore a wide range of topics relating to the vibrancy of local economies, including: entrepreneurial journeys, economic trends found in our research, the challenges facing small businesses and startups face, and the importance of building a diverse and inclusive community.