Safety Net Honored as One of the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

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Michigan 50 Companies to WatchSafety Net has been recognized as one of the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.

Safety Net will be honored at a ceremony during the 13th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event on May 4 in Lansing, Michigan.

Safety Net is a managed service provider and IT consulting firm in its 14th year of business. They provide technology support to manufacturers, healthcare providers, banks and credit unions, and retailers in Northern Michigan and Greater Detroit through their offices in Traverse City and Farmington Hills.

“We are grateful to be included in the 2017 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch.” Our mission is to help great companies run even better, by providing a highly skilled team and process-driven approach to managing their technology,” said Kevin Bozung, Principal of Safety Net.  “Awards like this one acknowledge our dedication to serving the technology needs of Michigan businesses and our commitment to growing IT talent in this state,” added Safety Net Principal, Beth Holmes-Bozung.

Organizations on the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies, defined as having 6 to 99 full-time equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants.  These companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Safety Net are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creative innovation, and their sustainable, competitive advantage.

Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, and venture capital communities.

“Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Founding underwriters are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, and Dynamic Edge, Inc.

Contributing underwriters include Clark Hill, Comcast Business Class, Consumers Energy, Dean Transportation, DTE Energy Foundation, EDGE Partners, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Fifth Third Bank, Hungerford Nichols CPAs and Advisors, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, Rehmann, Varnum Attorneys at Law, and Vistage Michigan.

Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration – Michigan, Edward Lowe Foundation, Chris Holman – Small Business Advocate, and the Small Business Association of Michigan.