Southwest Michigan First is an organization of privately funded economic development advisors who act as the catalyst for economic success in Southwest Michigan. Founded in 1999 with the mission that the greatest force for change is a job, our team members work across all industries throughout the seven counties of the Southwest Michigan region. Community-driven, Southwest Michigan First is dedicated to economic growth, government and education alignment, acceleration of its vibrant core communities, talent development and communication of our region’s advantages.
We are extremely proud to have been recognized with the honors below for our teamwork.
And we don’t do it in a vacuum. We are honored to have the support of our Board of Directors and Council of 100 contributors, along with other valued partners throughout the communities we serve, to assist in our efforts. Get to know more about our team, celebrate our partners and start a career at Southwest Michigan First through the links below.