Oakland County’s #OaklandTogether40 Under 40 Award Reception

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Some of the best and brightest young professionals who live or work in Oakland County came together last week to receive their Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Program awards. These individuals exemplify Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter’s vision for a community working together to leverage its strengths, address its challenges, and find value in working with regional partners.

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Business Forward Program Boosts Availability of Small Business Services in Oakland County

Oakland County launched an innovative program that will help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow and thrive, County Executive Dave Coulter announced last week at a news conference in Southfield. Business Forward will engage the county’s 36,000-plus small businesses with expertise and resources in the communities where they are located.

Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter speaks at the Business Forward press conference on March 10, 2022 at the Centrepolis Accelerator in Southfield.

“The Business Forward program has already started working in communities throughout Oakland County making it easier for entrepreneurs to run successful small businesses. They will be bringing their expertise and resources directly to the thousands of small businesses that call Oakland County home.”

-Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter

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Coulter unveils roadmap to keep Oakland County All ways, moving forward

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Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter revealed his roadmap for Oakland County’s future during his State of the County speech Tuesday night at the M1 Concourse Event Center in Pontiac. The five-year strategic plan commits Oakland County to “All ways, moving forward,” by making a real and measurable impact in three primary areas: a strong economy, healthy and safe communities, and opportunities for residents to live their best lives.

“Our mission is simple, but powerful: To serve through collaborative leadership and to help support communities where residents flourish and businesses thrive,” Coulter said.

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How To Watch: 2022 State Of The County Address

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The 2022 Oakland County State of The County address will be broadcast live next week on Tuesday, March 15th, at 7 p.m. from M1 Concourse in Pontiac.

Oakland County Executive, David Coulter, will unveil a roadmap for the future, a strategic plan that will guide the county’s efforts over the next five years. The Roadmap will outline a key set of goals that are fundamental to providing excellent service and support to Oakland County residents, businesses, communities, and organizations.

Oakland County will livestream the event on the County Executive website, OakGov.com/SOTC, as well as Oakland County’s YouTube channel, @OakGov, and the Executive Office Facebook page, @OakGov.EO. The county’s Twitter handle, @OakGov, will feature live tweets with highlights from the speech. WDET-FM (101.9) will also broadcast the event live for the listening audience. Folks are encouraged to use the hashtag #OCSOTC22 to join the conversation online.

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Oakland County’s #OaklandTogether40 Under 40 Class of 2022

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Congratulations to the members of the Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Class of 2022!

The 10th 40 Under 40 class honors young professionals who live and/or work in Oakland County. These individuals exemplify Oakland Together—Oakland County Executive David Coulter’s vision for a community working together to leverage its strengths, address its challenges, and find value in working with regional partners.

Meet the Class of 2022:

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