Great News! August 2017
Saginaw Future Inc.
Business & Opportunities Update
  New Assistant Economic Developer

Cassi Miller is the new Assistant Economic Developer at Saginaw Future Inc., a non-profit, economic development organization.  Miller started her career at Spicer Group, Inc.

Miller received her undergraduate degree from Ball State University in Urban Planning and Development, with a minor in Real Estate Development. She is a member of the American Planning Association and the Michigan Economic Developers Association. She currently is working on her economic development certification through the International Economic Development Council.

Miller works on a variety of Saginaw Future projects including grant writing, Corporate Watch Program, and conducting research on behalf of local businesses. She also creates and implements programs for residents and businesses within the Saginaw Downtown Development Authority district. 

Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! 2018 Skilled Trades Training Fund

The Skilled Trades Training Fund awards grants to employers to assist in training, developing and retaining current employees and individuals to be hired. Training is customized to meet employee skill requirements and is short-term in duration, preferably less than three months, with no training extending more than six months.

Information sessions scheduled at Great Lakes Bay Michigan Works! service centers: 


Tuesday, August 29 - Saginaw Center, 9:00am-10:30am

Tuesday, August 29 - Midland Center, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Thursday, August 31 - Alma Center, 9:00am - 10:30am

Thursday, August 31 - Mt Pleasant, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Bay City session is in progress

To RSVP, contact Ann Marie Batkoski at (989) 754-1144 x 212 or email

Earn a Michigan State Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering in Midland

Steer your career toward the growing field of automotive electronics in the Michigan State University Midland Electrical Engineering Master of Science degree program. This new option within the MSU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will enhance your knowledge
of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, automotive electronics, robotics, signal processing and
wireless technologies. The program is designed around your full time schedule with evening classes
Learn more on-line at
How can the DASI Apprenticeship Program Benefit Your Company? 

WHEN: August 30th, Noon to 2:00 PM 

LOCATION: Saginaw Future
515 N Washington Ave, 3rd Floor, Saginaw, MI 48607
Lunch and Learn: Free to Attend

Are you or your team looking to broaden your skill sets? Do you want to get globally recognized certifications? 

The DASI Solutions Apprenticeship Program is a training pathway designed to help develop highly skilled engineers. 

Be part of the Apprenticeship movement! Reserve your seat today so you can take advantage of training credited by a US Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program.

Saginaw Future Inc.
P: 989-754-8222 | F: 989-754-1715