Birmingham Public Schools

 “The Birmingham Public Schools serves a large and diverse portion of Oakland County. Nine municipalities feed into our district from Southfield to Birmingham and from Troy to West Bloomfield. With eight elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, a district-wide 3-8 school of choice, an alternative high school and expansive early learning and adult education programming, BPS strives to serve our entire community. With exceptional graduation rates and strong test scores, BPS is a district that college and career recruiters seek.” (Birmingham Public Schools)

Birmingham Education Foundation 

“Inspiring minds. Expanding Possibilities. We are parents, teachers, community members, administrations, business leaders, alumni and friends, all coming together to support Birmingham Public Schools. We are a group who believes that our children deserve the very best education possible, and who strive to support our schools as they provide this for our kids. We are hundreds of volunteers, fifteen trustees and two staff members backed by hundreds of donors like you, all committed to doing what we can to ensure excellence in Birmingham Public Schools by connecting innovative teachers with community support to help create exceptional educational experiences for BPS students.” (Birmingham Education Foundation)

Mac Valves

“MAC Valves, Inc. Is a global manufacturing leader in pmeumatic and fluid valves, proportional valves, flow control and regulator technolagy. MAC was founded in 1948 with a focus on establishing and maintaining our position as the technological leader in our market, having since amassed over 80 patents related to pneumatic valves and their auxiliary components.” (Mac Valves)

FCA Foundation

“The foundation supports programs designed to inspire young minds, particularly in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM); support financial and basic needs of military service members, veterans and their families; promote inclusion and opportunity for diverse populations; and help young people develop the skills and leadership qualities to succeed in school, at work, and in life. ” (FCA Foundation)

Ford 

“People working together as a lean, global enterprise to make people’s lives better through automotive and mobility leadership. Great vehicles are great for drivers everywhere, and that’s the foundation of our business’s strength. To meet demand, Ford is in the midst of its most ambitious manufacturing expansion in 50 years. We’re increasing capacity in the United States and adding plants around the world. ” (Ford)

Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union

“This legacy of people helping each other make smart decisions about finances is very much a part of who we are today. Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union is a member-owned, not for-profit, financial cooperative that was formed to encourage savings by offering a fair return on members’ savings. The Credit Union then used those savings to make loans to other members at competitively low interest rates. Birmingham Bloomfield Credit Union has maintained its strong financial stability and has proven that the convenience and service provided under the cooperative, member-owned and market driven philosophy results in the most safe, secure and successful means of providing financial services.” (BBCU)

Electrical Terminal Service

“Customer service is at our core… and we mean it! Rather than talk about us, let’s talk about what we can do for you. Founded in 1996, we are an organization focused on meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs. To highlight a few of the benefits of working with us: Over $1 million in inventory – 96% of orders ship from stock. Stock orders received by 4:30 pm EST ship same business day. 90% of orders ship with 1-2 day delivery from coast to coast. No order minimums. Smallest package quantities in the industry. Open accounts available upon request. No machines here – knowledgeable humans answer the phones.” (Electrical Terminal Service)

 

Vulcan 

“Seattle-based Vulcan Inc. is the engine behind philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder Paul G. Allen’s network of organizations and initiatives. Empowered by Paul’s vision to make a positive difference in the world, we work to be catalysts for change. We share a commitment to improving our planet through catalytic philanthropy, inspirational experiences, and scientific and technological breakthroughs. As we look at tackling some of the world’s hardest problems, we join Paul in always asking: “What solution should exist that doesn’t?” We are a unique group of professionals – from technologists to biodiversity experts to filmmakers to investors to research scientists to art curators – who thrive in the face of the challenge and opportunity to help solve big problems in unconventional ways. ” (Vulcan)

Central Screw Products 

“Central Screw Products is a company with a deep history in manufacturing, starting more than 95 years ago. We’ve created our own unique recipe for how we operate day to day. This recipe has allowed us to focus our efforts on our customer needs and simplify the workflow areas. We are more than just another machine shop. CSP leverages the latest in robotics and automation technology to achieve one of the machining industry’s most efficient engineering to production ratios. The result is mastery and control of the manufacturing process, maximum customer value, and unparalleled quality.” (Central Screw Products)

Clippard

“We are engaged in honorable work, providing the world with useful, productive, affordable products. We do this with the distinction of a long reputation for quality, service, performance, and value. We deal fairly. We keep our word. We understand profit is a vehicle to our purposes and not our only purpose. We support our community. We enjoy what we do. We are good at it. We are getting better all the time. We are grateful to God for our blessings. We respect and encourage each other. We show pride in our work. We are Clippard.” (Clippard)