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The globalEDGE Business Beat is on the Michigan Business Network and available worldwide on globalEDGE. gBB is hosted by Tomas Hult.

Speaker: Natalie (Schiefer) Chmiko, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Air Date: June 12, 2017

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Natalie (Schiefer) Chmiko, who is Director of International Trade at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). MEDC is the State of Michigan’s economic development branch.

Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. In this segment of the gBB, Natalie tells us about the State of Michigan and MEDC winning the President’s “E” Award, and she provides background on the award as well as shares some of MEDC’s International Trade Program results.

Perhaps most importantly, Natalie highlights why it is important to assist and promote Michigan companies’ export efforts.

Speaker: Tomas Hult, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: June 13, 2017

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Sheri Jones who is anchor and reporter for WLNS-TV Channel 6, a CBS and ABC affiliate in Mid-Michigan.

Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Sheri has been named as the Women’s Hall of Fame Extraordinary Woman; Citizen of the Year; Woman of the Year; and Community Service Person of the Year, just to name a few awards. In this interview segment,

Sheri shares her experiences and community service working with Habitat for Humanity Capital Region. In some way, Sheri’s community service helps her in her role as a TV News Anchor and Reporter and vice versa.

Speaker: Sheri Jones, WLNS-TV Channel 6

Air Date: June 13, 2017

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Sheri Jones who is anchor and reporter for WLNS-TV Channel 6, a CBS and ABC affiliate in Mid-Michigan.

Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Sheri has been with WLNS-TV for 27 years and is a staple for trusted news in the mid-Michigan community. A lot of this trust comes from Sheri always being in the community volunteering, participating in events, and making herself available for community involvement.

Her background tells a story about cliff diving and cave diving, having a knack for finding sand dollars on the ocean floor, and traveling all over – recently Sheri’s Habitat for Humanity Capital Region took her to Kenya to build a house. In this interview segment, Sheri shares her experience in Kenya.