APEX Accelerator

South Central Michigan APEX Accelerator

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What is South Central Michigan APEX Accelerator?

The SCMAA APEX Accelerators is a partner organization of The Enterprise Group of Jackson, Inc.(EG) and services Jackson, Hillsdale, Lenawee, Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. APEX Accelerators is a grant funded program, and this procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. In addition, there are funds coming from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and other local partners. APEX Accelerators supports national security by ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers for the defense industry and other agencies.

APEX Accelerators offers a variety of services for businesses wishing to obtain awards from Federal, State, & local government. We offer businesses assistance in obtaining the ability to bid on government contracts, market research, one-on-one business counseling, training seminars, conferences and networking events, and internet business opportunities.

Learn more about Michigan APEX Accelerators

Mike Hindenach

Program Director
Direct Line: 517-788-4680

Shannon Barker

Procurement Counselor
Direct Line: 517-783-0795

David Froman

Procurement Technician
Direct Line: 517-782-8269

We are here to help your business find and procure government contracts

Our dedicated professional staff will help you:

  • Determine suitability for contracting
  • Identify bid opportunities
  • Help with bid preparation
  • Registration/Certification assistance
  • Specify Procurement award history training
  • Training for research

We also provide training for Marketing, and Selling to Federal, State and local governments

What can APEX Accelerators do for you?

We can help you sell your goods and/or services to the Federal, State, or local government. APEX Accelerators Staff can also serve in a trouble-shooting capacity, serving as a liaison between you, the buying agency, and/or the end user.

Take advantage of One-on-One Business Counseling – one of our most requested services. We also can provide assistance in Market research, Bid preparation, Pre-award survey preparation, Technical and quality requirements, and Contract modifications.

Our Bid Matching Service will help you with:

  • Daily searches of various government databases
  • Reports specific to your company’s products and services
  • Leads sent directly to your company via email

Your APEX Accelerators Manager

Mike Hindenach

Mike Hindenach is the Program Manager with the APEX Accelerators of South Central Michigan, in the Jackson and Lansing Satellite Offices. Mike Hindenach has over fifteen years of experience in non-profit management. His background includes Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development and accounting for government and industry. Mike is a graduate of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

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