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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
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Terry Vandercook
Chief Program Officer 
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Steve Shugart
Chief Services Officer
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Denise Culman
Executive Assistant
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Darla Rowland
Chief Financial Officer
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Rob Dickinson
Northwest Michigan Works! Regional Director
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Lisa Schut
Northwest Michigan Works! Regional Director
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Dan Boss
Communication Specialist|Media Relations
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Kathy Egan
Community Development Regional Director
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Annie Olds
SBDC Regional Director
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Cathy Fairbanks
Procurement Technical Assistance Center Regional Director
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Chris Bosio
International Trade Manager
Export Office, MEDC
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Jessica Willis
Offender Success Regional Director
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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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The professionals at Networks Northwest help our City Council, Planning Commission, and staff make thoughtful decisions to ensure our community is sustainable and resilient for many years to come.

Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager