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WMSBF Hosts Forum on Building Material Reuse and Talent Retention & Development

West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum hosted a luncheon discussion at Davenport University featuring seperate presentations on building material reuse and people focused solutions for talent development and retention for its April education and networking program.

See photos of the event on Facebook here.

Mike Bauer, Founder and CEO of Detroit Audio Lab and Chris Rutherford, Executive Director of Architectural Salvage Warehouse of Detroit, discussed how their organizations are leveraging building deconstruction to forward job creation and circular economy improvements in Detroit.

Milinda Ysasi, Executive Director of The Source shared insights on the need for comprehensive support structures to improve employee performance, retention and address structural inequities in the West Michigan economy.

Presentation available below:

The WMSBF April Forum was presented by Davenport University.