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Mackinac Partners’ Founder and Managing Director James Weissenborn recognized in “Detroit 500” by DBusiness Magazine

September 14, 2018

Mackinac Partners’ Founder and Managing Director James Weissenborn was recognized in the “Detroit 500” list of the most powerful executives in more than 30 industries across metro Detroit and Michigan by DBusiness magazine in its September 2018 issue.

Ranked one of the top three regional business magazines in the country from 2011 to 2016 by The Alliance of Area Business Publishers, DBusiness named Weissenborn to the “Detroit 500” in the Banking/Finance/Turnaround Management/Business category.

“It’s really rewarding to be recognized with such an influential group of leaders and innovators whom are helping drive the rebirth of Michigan business and industry” Weissenborn said. “I have had the opportunity to work directly with many of our region’s business leaders throughout Mackinac Partners’ growth, and we really appreciate that bond in all our continuing efforts to help revitalize businesses and growth across the state”.

Weissenborn, who has more than 35 years of executive and leadership experience, has led many successful corporate restructurings, turnarounds, M&A transactions, strategic initiatives and brand and portfolio development efforts for leading companies and equity sponsors while leading Mackinac Partners.  He has also served in C-level executive roles for companies that include First Heights Bank, National Mortgage Corporation, Sunterra and Pulte Homes, and Board roles for Hamilton Pacific Inc., PTC Alliance and Sunterra prior to founding Mackinac Partners, now in its 20th year of business.