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Future Thinker Award

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Future Thinker Award

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We are pleased to announce that our President/CEO, April Clobes was selected as the inaugural recipient of the 2017 Future Thinker Award by the GreenLight Business Model Competition.


The GreenLight Business Model Competition was co-created by Spartan Innovations and MSUFCU (OU Credit Union is a trade name of MSUFCU) in 2013 and works to expand entrepreneurship and small business success throughout Michigan. Participants in the annual competition have the opportunity to pitch their business plans to a panel of judges, network with some of Michigan’s top talent in angel and venture capital investment, and help encourage small business and startup ventures. In the competition’s five years, the Credit Union has participated as a co-creator, sponsor, and representative on the judging panel.


Further recognizing entrepreneurs in the community, GreenLight created the Future Thinker Award this year, with Clobes as the 2017 recipient.