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The Advisory Board is a family of business professionals from many diverse market places, each with years of experience.  The Advisory Board brings value to the company uniquely and in compliment to the goals of the company.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call me or one of our advisors.  Please allow for scheduling of returned calls.  Conference calling is optional.

AEM, Inc.

Lee Bates,   President

P.O. Box 903
Southfield, Mi.  48037
248-540-9500
www.AEMinc.com
AEM strives to be the Quality Supplier of Motion Control and Power Control and to provide quality, reliable products at a fair price and in a timely manner to all customers. 
We supervise installation, we inspect and follow up after installation and start up, we are present during debug, and we work with maintenance personnel during repairs.  Products training and technical assistance are also provided upon request.   Having built AEM from the ground up, Lee Bates brings a wealth of knowledge and power.

Ann Arbor Transit Authority

Greg Cook,  CEO/Executive Director

2700 South Industrial Highway
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
734-973-6500
www.TheRide.org                 GCook@TheRide.org
It is the mission of the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority to contribute to the management of mobility in Ann Arbor and the urbanized area by working to provide options for efficient and reliable transportation.  They are recognized for having one of the most technologically advanced bus systems in the US, developed under the leadership of Mr. Greg Cook.

Chas Arnold

10 Kent Ave.
Devonshire DV 04
Bermuda
Tel: 441-232-4287
Cell: 441-505-4287
Fax: 441-292-0686
Email:    chasarnold@tataclassical.com

Chas Arnold’s diverse background includes experience in event planning, music instruction and non-profit management.  He currently resides in Bermuda where he teaches violin and is President of a non-profit music organization.  He graduated from the Colorado College with degrees in Biology and Music.  He brings a number of international resources and contacts to the Interstate Traveler team.

Timm J. Finfrock, Ph.D.

 

Danotek Motion Technologies, Inc. 

Dan Gizaw,   President / Founder

7879 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
734-426-5976
www.DanotekMotion.com            
Advanced-technology engineering and manufacturing firm, designing and producing motors, drives, actuators.  Brushless motors and power controls are our specialty.  Fractional to 10,000 HP:  AC, DC, Brushless motors.  Danotek employs state-of-the-art design tools and industry experts with more than 100 patents and disclosures in electromechanical devices and digital controls.  Mark Hepburn is a successful industry veteran with technology companies in startup phases.

Engineering Solid Solutions, Inc

Fred Karam - Founder and President

Corporate Headquarters
47451 Avante Drive
Wixom, MI 48393-3616
Phone: (248) 735-0403
FAX: (248) 735-0407
http://www.essweb.com

Engineering Solid Solutions, Inc. (ESS) is a full-service product development firm specializing in high-end engineering applications for vehicle development. We have consistently assisted our clients in bringing new products to the marketplace. The scope of our work ranges from turnkey assignments to any single aspect of the product development process. Our approach to product development stems from successfully combining high-end analytical engineering tools with traditional engineering practices and principles.

Executive Leadership Recruiters, Inc

Chuck Meek

801 North Main Street
Wheaton, IL  60187
O: 630.784.9100   F: 630.784.9700
cmeek@executivelead.com   www.executivelead.com
     

ELR is a retained executive search firm located in the Chicago area.  They capitalize on strong ties across a wide range of industries to attract and develop the management team that will lead the Interstate Traveler Project domestically and internationally.    Chuck Meek is ELR's founder and president, and focuses his practice on Private Equity Groups and their portfolio companies. 

Forrest Meek

Retired Professor of English, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China

Professor of Geology & Astronomy Mid Michigan Community College

Author of: ONE YEAR IN CHINA, MICHIGAN'S TIMBER BATTLEGROUND, MICHIGAN'S HEARTLAND

co-Author of: MICHIGAN'S LOGGING RAILROADS

Listed: WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD - 1996      WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA - 2002

President: Blue Water International Trading Co., Inc.

Chairman of ITC Shanghai MAG-LEV, Inc.

Neil Lehto, Esq.   About Neil....

Neil J. Lehto
Attorney and Counselor at Law
4035 Iverness Lane
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
248-851-4276         nlehto@sbcglobal.net
                

 Neil Lehto is nationally recognized in municipal and telecommunication law specializing in pipelines and rights of way issues.

McDonald Communications

Educational Television Consulting

Sharon McDonald,  President

25171 Appleton
Farmington Hills,  Mi  48336
248-476-4315

Sharon McDonald has been recognized for her innovative use of media facilities to support the education communities learning curve of technology.  Sharon has been successful in writing and securing grants and has received national recognition for television programming.   Sharon has many fruitful relations within municipal and corporate environments which support our effort.

Arlene Oisten

Economic Analyst

12515 Hidden Vale Dr.
Perry, MI.  48872
517-675-7278

With a career that includes the Governor's Administration Board in the State of Michigan, Arlene is a wealth of knowledge for contract management and regional economic development.  Arlen has recently received accolades from Gov. Engler for distinguished service.  Arlene also has many fruitful relations within municipal and corporate environments which support our effort.

Chris O'Brien

803 Jones Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48105
734 -997-9796

Chris O’Brien’s background is rich in multimedia, including advertising, product marketing, researching, news reporting and photography.  He brings to the ITC experience and a desire to develop the company’s market appeal, media exposure and consumer recognition through development of a company history and other strategies.

Phillips Consulting & Sales, LLC

Frank Phillips

11902 Larkins
Brighton, MI  48116
810-220-1706               fphilli1@mich.com

Mr. Phillips is an automotive manufacturing project manager experienced in multi-million dollar new model introductions.  He has demonstrated success with new model launches meeting quality and cost targets with Ford Motor Company for over 28 years.  He has Managed projects on a global basis with extensive experience in India.  His company will share extended hands-on experience with project development from design to production.  His excellent communication and people skills required for team-oriented projects will be an asset to our team.

Martin Ringhofer

Economic Development and Tourism
Port of Sun Lakes [Proposed]
PO Box 216
23 Dogwood South
Soap Lake, WA 98851
Martinringhofer@aol.com

With a career in supplier management and contracting, Martin has been active in "grassroots" advocacy for economic development in Washington State.  Martin has worked to establish a Port of Sun Lakes in Grant County, WA., advocates for the construction of a giant 65-foot lava lamp as a tourist attraction in his hometown Soap Lake http://www.giantlavalamp.com/ and is advocating for the Seattle ITC and Moses Lake ITC Loops, as well as the Washington Interstate Traveler.

M’hawk Promotions, LLC

 Rochelle Montour Ballard, President

Voice 313-268-5462
rochelle@mhawk.biz

Rochelle has 30 plus years coordinating volunteer programs from food co-ops to Scouting. M’hawk has produced training videos, cultural video programs, coordinated interfaith, traditional and conventional events on the state, national and international levels.

Solar, passive solar and any alternate energy technologies creating non-polluting energy aligns with her traditional Native American beliefs. We are “Keepers of the Earth” and must be responsible to the next Seven Generations. This project will underpin the self sufficiency" programs of our future.

Jack Salo

Automotive Consultant
41741 W. Village Green,  Suite #105
Canton, MI  48187
734-260-8526

Retired Manager from Ford Motor Company (30+ yrs) and now implementing New Product Training programs for FoMoCo as a consultant. He has been involved with New Model Product Development Programs for the past 6 years. His expertise is in manufacturing, production planning and facility renovation. He trained in ISO 9001, OSHA and other Federal/State requirements for start up programs utilizing his 12 member "Launch Specialist" team to maintain time lines.

Samouelian Communications, Inc.

Corporate Development Consulting

Lark Samouelian,   President

298 Harvard
Howell, Mi   48843
1-517-545-0466
www.SamCommInc.com                  Lark@SamCommInc.com

With a career developing interactive networks, Lark specializes in solutions for product and service development.  Lark is working closely with the founder to provide national and international corporate resources. Lark's diverse understanding of technical applications through her multifaceted government and corporate experience shall energize the international diplomatic scope of the Interstate Traveler Project.

CxO Resources, LLC

Merger & Acquisition, Accounting and Business Resource

Joseph Yassay - The Business Resource Group

34166 Bretton Drive
Livonia, MI.  48152
Cell: 248-807-0200
FAX: 248-477-0923
joe@giddyup.com

Joe has over 15 years of experience in the manufacturing and construction industries predominately in the Executive Vice President \ Chief Financial Officer role.  He has over 8 years experience of successful Merger \ Acquisition and business start-up experience.  A founding member of the Business Resource Group (BRG) that provides businesses with hands-on expertise and prides itself on delivering results in the areas of ; M&A, capital resources, strategic and business operations, ISO certification, OSHA compliance, full information  technologies solutions, and innovations in advertising and marketing communications.

Freelance Star Photography

 Adam C. Williams, Owner

1288 Edgebrook Drive
Howell, Michigan 48843-7252
Tel/Fax: (517) 552-9869
williamsa@ameritech.net
 www.freelancestarphotography.com   

Mr. Williams has been in business as a Corporate/Industrial Photographer since 1992, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as newspapers, public relations, television, marketing firms, and local companies.

Summer 2004, Mr. Williams will be receiving his Teaching Certification in Industrial Technology Education, and has started his Masters of Science in Career, Technical and Workforce Education from Eastern Michigan University.

Mr. Williams has also worked in vehicle, research and development with digital photography, high-speed digital/film imaging, micro cameras, video data acquisition, fiber optics, and digital calibration.

Professor Frank and Professor Paula Jamison

Frank Jamison Ph.D - Professor Emeritus of Instructional Media WMU
Paula Jamison Ph.D - Assitant Professor Department of Occupational Therapy WMU
Kalamazoo Mi.
Frank.Jamison@WMICH.EDU
Paula.Jamison@WMICH.EDU
269-381-3010

Pat Wierzbicki

James B. Willer III

Risen Development, LLC
Planning, Consulting, Design and Management
James B. Willer III, Owner
2203 Kipling Ave.
Berkley, MI 48072
jamesbwilleriii@hotmail.com

James began his career working as a union carpenter for six years, being
professionally trained through the Detroit Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship
Committee.  His construction experience progressed naturally into General
Contracting and Project Management for a well respected firm within the
Detroit community where he successfully managed hundreds of projects ranging
from multi-family residential through the wide spectrum of commercial.  
James founded Risen Development, LLC in 2003 to serve mainly as a
consultation firm to serve his clientele base established over the years of
working in the trenches.  During which time, James has been working towards
his degree in architecture at Lawrence Technological University and is
eligible for graduation in May of 2006.  He plans to pursue a dual Masters
degree in Urban Planning and Architecture, having already the real world
experience in both fields from working hand in hand with developers and
design professionals.

Ross Witschonke

Ross Witschonke recently retired as vice-president of marketing and sales from Ballard Power Systems, Inc., the largest maker of fuel cells for automotive and stationary power applications. He was President and CEO of Ecostar Electric Drive Systems, LLC, a joint venture with Ford, DaimlerChrysler, and Ballard prior to Ballard’s acquisition of the company in 2001. 

 Mr. Witschonke has been involved in numerous worldwide car and truck product programs throughout a twenty-five year career at Ford Motor Company, including assignments as Program Manager for the Ranger, Explorer and Taurus car lines, and as Director of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles, a government/industry cooperative venture to develop high efficiency vehicles.  He also spent five years in Japan where he was Senior Managing Director of Product Development for Mazda Motor Corporation. 

Mr. Witschonke is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the University of Alabama.  He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and a Master's Degree in Administrative Science.

Gary Wellings

Labor Relations Consultant
 
985 West 7 Mile Road
Whitmore Lake, MI.  49189
1-313-300-6979

Mr. Wellings has successfully executed leader positions in education programs related to social service agencies, and maintains a strong communications network with labor relations management teams in the mid west.  Gary's communications and negotiation skills will be of great service to our organization as we reach out to Labor Unions around the country to help build the Interstate Traveler.

ZDR Engineering Excellence

Paul Zwirkoski,  President

121 W North Street,  Suite 8
Brighton,  MI   48116
810-225-2810
www.ZDR.com

ZDR, Incorporated, a.k.a. ZDR, is an engineering design and development firm whose strategy emphasizes technology leadership, proven experience, and comprehensive engineering support. ZDR's goal to continuously and relentlessly strive for engineering excellence assures success of this mission.  Paul Zwirkoski is the founder and chief engineer specializing in mechanical engineering and orthopedic implant design.  Paul's firm maintains engineering teams in Michigan and New York.

Intelliquest Investigative Solutions, Inc.

Peter J. Perez,   President

110 N. Michigan Ave. , 2nd Floor
Howell , MI 48843
Phone (517) 545-5530
Fax (517) 545-5616
Email info@iqbackgrounds.com
http://www.iqbackgrounds.com/

Established in January 2000, IntelliQuest Investigative Solutions, LLC is a minority owned and licensed private investigative company based in Howell, Michigan.

Our staff of investigators has over 32 years of combined law enforcement experience, in addition to utilizing several retired state and federal agents to give our clients the most accurate and cost effective report possible.

Our core business is to provide pre-employment background screening services to companies, schools, churches, casino’s and organizations throughout the U.S.

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