Eastern Market is going through a lot of change. Shops are closing or moving. New land owners are moving in. Companies who have been in the market a long time need to expand. And at the center of it all is the Eastern Market Corporation (now the Eastern Market Partnership. Their CEO, Dan Carmody, saw these changes coming and has a plan. We talk about the changing neighborhood, the future vision, and how he defines the soul and authenticity of Eastern Market they’re looking to protect. It’s an interview that anyone who cares about the market that’s beloved by Detroiters near and far should give a listen. Also today from the Mackinac Policy Conference: Gretchen Whitmer signed into law auto insurance changes. But is it reform, or incremental progress? Detroit will still have the highest car insurance rates in the nation, and Michigan, the second-highest. And, there’s a $200 million bond proposal coming to pay for eliminating all blight in the city of Detroit by 2024. Thanks for listening!
154. What's In a Name? Bill and Dan Carmody Talk Fintech
There’s a ton of new technology out there in treasury and finance world, and you only have so much time in the day to read up about them. More important, treasury and finance professionals only have so much money to spend on them. Even more important, customers will only care about a few of them -- if any. So what’s a treasury and finance professional to do? That’s the question for today’s guests, Dan and Bill Carmody. Bill Carmody has been in digital marketing since the concept’s inception in 1994. He built some of the first commercial websites for AT&T, MasterCard, CBS and Coors. He placed MasterCard’s very first banner ad on Yahoo, and he’s founded two marketing agencies including his latest, Trepoint. Dan Carmody is president and executive director of TreaSolution as well as a faculty member at Northwestern University, where he teaches a post-graduate Certified Treasury Professional course.
3/20/18: New Life For The Old Train Station? Eastern Market Micro-Grants, Dan Carmody, Macomb's Terrible Roads & More
This is your Daily Detroit News Byte For Tuesday, March 20th, 2018. -Ford may breathe new life into the long-empty Michigan central station -Michigan gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer locks up a big union endorsement -Macomb County’s road situation is in dire straits -Eastern market is offering micro-grants to boost local businesses -Three of Detroit’s Golf Courses won’t close after all -Baseball will be played at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull again -You’ll be able to bring your dog to not just one, but two Tigers games this year -A Hatch Detroit contest winner is opening in Corktown -Antiques Roadshow is coming to metro Detroit And we caught up with the head of Detroit’s Eastern Market, Dan Carmody, to talk about what’s ahead for the historic and popular neighborhood. Thanks to our sponsors, Milo Digital and Digital Marketing Secrets Revealed.