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

Gerard M. Anderson

Executive Chairman
DTE Energy

He’s been Newsmaker of the Year for Crain’s Detroit Business, WXYZ & Detroit News, and now he is BLM’s Board Chair for the next two years. At DTE, Gerry has been a forward-thinking leader, increasing focus on clean energy as well as increasing the company’s philanthropic contribution to the Detroit region.

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