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Networks Northwest


Physical address:

600 East Front Street, Suite 104, in Traverse City.

Our mailing address is:

Networks Northwest
PO Box 506
Traverse City, MI 49685-0506

Telephone and FAX:

Phone toll-free: 800.692.7774
Local Traverse City: 231.929-5000
Fax: 231.929.5012


The following staff welcome comments, questions and suggestions:

Matt McCauley
Chief Executive Officer

Terry Vandercook
Northwest Michigan Works!, Director of Operations

Steve Shugart
Director of Operations Support Systems

Denise Culman
Executive Assistant

Darla Rowland
Director of Finance & Quality Assurance

Lisa Schut
Manager of Planning & Program Development, Northwest Michigan Works!

Dan Boss
Communication Specialist|Media Relations

Sarah Lucas, AICP
Director of Community Development

Annie Olds
SBDC Regional Director

Anne Helbig
Director of Business Development

Cathy Fairbanks
Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Program Director

Chris Bosio
International Trade Manager
Export Office, MEDC

Jessica Willis
Offender Success Community Coordinator




Department Contacts:

PTAC Staff

Community Development Staff

SBDC Staff



Networks Northwest administers programs for the 10 counties of northwest Michigan. Our primary service categories are: workforce development; business & economic development; regional planning & community development.

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Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.

Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager