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Friends of Small Business

Thank you to our Friends of Small Business members.  We appreciate your support of Michigan’s small business community.  SBAM encourages its members to visit the small-business friendly links below, and utilize the products and services provided by the SBAM Friends of Small Business members.

Interested in becoming a Friend of Small Business member? Learn more.

Accident Fund

Accident Fund offers workers’ compensation insurance policies, loss control consulting, and risk management services to businesses.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan commits to being your trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve your care and health.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Specialty Benefits

Choose from long-term care, hospital recovery, personal accident, critical illness. Get complete coverage with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan specialty benefits.

Business Leaders for Michigan

Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, is dedicated to making Michigan a Top 10 state for jobs, education, widely shared prosperity and a healthy economy. It is a statewide nonpartisan, nonprofit organization composed exclusively of the executive leaders of Michigan’s largest companies and universities.

Consumers Energy

Consumers Energy is one of the nation’s largest combination utilities, providing electric and natural gas service to nearly 6.6 million of Michigan’s 10 million residents, in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.


DoorDash (NYSE: DASH) is a technology company that connects consumers with their favorite local businesses in more than 25 countries across the globe. Founded in 2013, DoorDash builds products and services to help businesses innovate, grow, and reach more customers. DoorDash is building infrastructure for local commerce, enabling merchants to thrive in the convenience economy, giving consumers access to more of their communities, and providing work that empowers.


DTE Energy Co. (NYSE: DTE) is a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.

Electric/Gas Utilities: Our largest operating subsidiaries are DTE Electric and DTE Gas. Together, these regulated utility companies provide electric and/or gas services to more than three million residential, business and industrial customers throughout Michigan.

Non-utility Businesses: Our electric and gas utility businesses have each been in operation for over a century. We have leveraged that wealth of experience and assets to develop a number of non-utility subsidiaries which provide energy-related services to business and industry nationwide.


Enbridge’s vision is to be the leading energy delivery company in North America. We deliver the energy people need and want—to heat their homes, to keep their lights on, to keep them mobile and connected. We operate across North America, fueling the economy and people’s quality of life. We move nearly two-thirds of Canada’s crude oil exports to the U.S., we transport about 20 percent of the natural gas consumed in the U.S., and we operate North America’s third-largest natural gas utility by consumer count. Enbridge was an early investor in renewable energy, and we have a growing offshore wind portfolio. We work collaboratively every day to provide safe, reliable energy. Enbridge connects energy supply with growing markets in North America through our three core businesses:

  • Liquids pipelines
  • Natural gas pipelines
  • Utilities and power


Customer experience and a respect for team members are the basic philosophies that guided Hendrik Meijer more than 80 years ago when he opened the first Meijer store out of his barber shop in Greenville, Mich.

The Meijer family continued to follow those core values throughout the years as it evolved. Today, brothers and co-chairmen Hank Meijer and Doug Meijer lead the privately-held company that operates more than 240 stores and employs more than 70,000 team members in six states.

Rocket Companies

Rocket Companies provides simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions.

Washtenaw Community College

WCC is a national premier community college that is making a positive difference in people’s lives through accessible and excellent educational programs and services. Working in partnership with communities, organizations, businesses, and individuals, relevant technical and career education programs are designed, implemented, and valued for professional success.

Become a Friend of Small Business Member

Interested in becoming a Friend of Small Business member? View available options and process your membership below, or get in touch with Michelle Beebe for more information.