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.

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Accident Fund

Accident Fund Insurance Company of AmericaAccident Fund Insurance Company of America is one of the nation’s leading workers’ compensation insurance organizations, managing risk and minimizing loss for our policyholders, creating a safer environment for their workers and building businesses with our agent partners. All backed by the reach, knowledge and best practices of our holding company, Accident Fund Holdings.

Consumers Energy

Consumsers EnergyConsumers 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.

Dearborn National

Dearborn NationalDearborn National® offers excellent group life and disability insurance customized for SBAM members.  They match the same flexible insurance plans offered by big businesses - and keep it affordable. Coverage is available down to one person, with flexible guaranteed issue amounts.


Dominos PizzaFrom humble beginnings as a single pizza restaurant in 1960, Domino’s has become today’s recognized world leader in pizza delivery. At Domino’s we’re all about pizza — and from the day our doors opened, we have dedicated ourselves to making and delivering delicious food with high-quality ingredients. Beyond pioneering the concept of efficiently delivering our made-to-order pizzas, we have been a part of innovations that have made a significant impact on the entire food delivery industry.



DOW LogoDow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture.

DTE Energy

DTE Energy Co
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.


General MotorsGeneral Motors is a global automotive company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.  From electric mini-cars to heavy-duty full-size trucks, General Motors provides a complete range of vehicles that meets the needs and expectations of drivers on a truly global scale. There are 9 distinctive automotive brands under the General Motors corporate umbrella: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Opel, Vauxhall, Holden, Baojun and Wuling and Jiefang.

ITC Holdings

ITC Holdings CorpITC Holdings Corp. (ITC), the nation’s largest independent electricity transmission company, has two operating subsidiaries in Michigan: ITCTransmission and METC (collectively, ITC Michigan). The systems comprise 8,700 circuit miles of transmission line serving the majority of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. ITC’s focus on transmission and grid development drives operational excellence and delivers superior value for customers, communities and other stakeholders. For more information, please visit ITC’s website.

MSU Demmer Center for Business Transformation

MSU Demmer CenterIn 2008, the Lansing-based Demmer Corporation and several other mid-Michigan companies were participants in the “Imaging the Future: Revitalization of Mid-Michigan Companies Through Deep Strategic Change” project directed by MSU professors Roger Calantone and Shawnee K. Vickery. This project was funded by a Michigan Initiative for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MIIE) grant which is designed to assist the participating companies in revitalizing or reinventing their organizations to more effectively compete in regional, national, and global marketplaces. Learn more.