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Governor Names Lansing Entrepreneur Chris Holman As Michigan Small Business Advocate

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Michael Shore
(517) 335-4590

Role Is to Promote Small Business Growth, Link Entrepreneurs with Services

Holman will be under contract with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and work closely with the Michigan Business Ombudsman office, housed in the MEDC. The ombudsman office helps small firms resolve problems with state government agencies and unravel red tape. More than 2,100 companies received assistance in 2005.

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, a partnership between the state and local communities, promotes smart economic growth by developing strategies and providing services to create and retain good jobs and a high quality of life. For more information on MEDC initiatives and programs, visit the Web site at www.michigan.org

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