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Prosper Spotlight: Doug Smith

Doug Smith is director economic development and community affairs for Oakland County. He worked directly with Oakland Schools to help put in place County Executive L. Brooks Patterson's program...

Oakland County Launches Effort to Assist Filmmakers, Communities

Oakland County unveiled a new initiative to assist communities become "film ready" when production companies come to shoot in their towns. A new website, OaklandCountyFilm.com, and a toll-free phone...

Welcome to Prosper — Tell Us What You Think

Welcome to Prosper, our free electronic newsletter about economic development in Oakland County. Twice a month, Prosper gives you the latest news and information from the vast landscape that is Oakland County's...

Prosper Spotlight: Rita Brown

Rita Brown's husband, Doug, was working for a Chicago-based steel company here in Michigan. After they pulled out, Doug and Rita sat down, brainstormed, and decided it was time to move...

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Emerging Biz in Oakland County

Who is growing in Oakland County?These companies from the county's Emerging Sectors Program and Traditional Program are making big strides and growing the local economy -- and jobs and...

Watch Oakland County Prosper

Welcome to Prosper, our free electronic newsletter about economic development in Oakland County. Twice a month, Prosper gives you the latest news and information from the vast landscape that is...

Prosper Spotlight: L. Brooks Patterson

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has been the chief elected official of Oakland County for the past 16 years and is seeking a fourth four-year term in November....