NEF Members

This page is a partial listing of NEF members. Our members are industry leaders with extensive experience across numerous fields. Want to have your listing shown among those already here - become a member!

Stefan Sysko
Sysko Thinking LLC
Areas of Expertise: Management, Marketing, Sales, Strategy
Industry Experience: Medicine / Healthcare, Nonprofit

Stefan Sysko is an entrepreneur with a diverse background and 20+ years of experience, much of which has been spent advising small business owners on developing strategy and on executing at a high level. His career includes broad experience in strategic marketing planning, market development, new product and business development, and training.

Sysko has been a consultant, advisor and mentor to dozens of start-ups and hundreds of small businesses. He advises startups, emerging, and turnaround companies with launch, growth, and rebuilding strategies. He helps founders discover and effectively tell their story, develop their value proposition, identify and avoid – or tear down – roadblocks, and turn their ideas into focused, viable business plans.

Through a strategic partnership with metro Detroit-based Poco Labs, Sysko helps companies with concept development, consumer research and product design.

Sysko is a board member and coach at New Enterprise Forum, and will be coordinating the organization’s pitch pit. He is a mentor at Detroit Creative Corridor Center, and helped develop and currently runs the highly successful Retail Boot Camp for TechTown Detroit. He serves on the Marketing & Development Committee for Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.

Sysko holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wayne State University and an MBA from Eastern Michigan University.

Scott Trossen
Michigan HR Group
Areas of Expertise: Management
Industry Experience: Automotive, Biomed/Biotech/Pharma, Cleantech / Energy, Financial Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing / Materials, Medicine / Healthcare, Nonprofit

I founded the Michigan HR Group in 2007. We are an “HR department for small business” and HR consultancy for mid-size organizations with solutions to strengthen people, improve processes and manage risk. We tailor our services to teach you how to do effective and compliant HR, or become your ongoing, outsourced HR partner. http://www.mi-hr.com

Ken Wunderlich
Wunderlich Consulting, LLC
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Strategy
Industry Experience: Biomed/Biotech/Pharma, Medicine / Healthcare

Ken is a financial executive with 33 years of experience in consumer products, pharmaceuticals, health care, environmental services, and medical devices. For 12 years, he was the CFO for EQ-The Environmental Quality Company in Wayne, MI. Prior to that, he worked in a variety of global assignments for Procter & Gamble, Hewlett-Packard, M&M/Mars, and the Stanford Research Institute. He is the founder of Wunderlich Consulting, LLC, providing strategy, value improvement, and transaction advisory services to small- and medium-sized firms. Ken is also a member of Cincinnati Consulting Consortium, which advises consumer products firms on strategic finance and marketing challenges.

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