Where Michigan Stands

We’re pleased to provide you with this year’s fact-based assessment of Michigan’s economic competitiveness relative to other states.

View The Key Findings
If Michigan were
performing like a
“Top Ten” state today,
there would be:

Data &

At Business Leaders for Michigan, we pride ourselves on developing strategies that are research-driven and fact-based. Our featured and most recent studies, reports and benchmarking websites are included below.


Meet Our
BLM Members

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) is composed exclusively of the executive leaders of Michigan's largest companies and universities.

Wright L. Lassiter III

President & Chief Executive Officer
Henry Ford Health System

At Henry Ford Health System, he oversees a $7.5 billion health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan and numerous health-related services. Wright has been integral in leading Michigan's fight against COVID-19, from patient care in the hardest hit region of the state to advising the Governor as part of the Michigan Economic Recovery Council. As CEO since 2016, Wright has been a forward-thinking leader, increasing quality of patient care and financial performance.

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