Dewpoint Expands Government Team: Dewpoint, a Lansing-based IT consulting and integration firm, is continuing to hire a number of talented individuals to its Government Solutions group. Joel Buczkowski, who will be based at the Lansing office supporting the Longitudinal Data System Project as a systems development manager. Also, Brendan O’Brien will join Dewpoint as a senior project manager, working at the State of Michigan supporting the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs project. For more information, visit www.dewpoint.com/about/careers.
TechTown Hires Managing Director Of Entrepreneurial Programs: Continuing its plans to expand programming in support of the region’s most promising technology-based enterprises, TechTown announced that Charlie Moret has joined the nonprofit incubator as managing director, entrepreneurial programs. Moret, a veteran of the technology innovation and entrepreneurial space, comes to Detroit from Rocky Hill, Conn.-based Connecticut Innovations Inc., where he most recently served as managing director of business development for the quasi-public corporation providing financing and other forms of financial assistance to technology companies in early stages of the business life cycle. At TechTown, Moret is responsible for the design and execution of the organization’s refined programming model to be announced next month. It will feature a highly competitive accelerator for technology-based or -enabled businesses and placed-based boot camps for retail and wholesale enterprises. He also oversees TechTown’s SWOT City neighborhood stabilization work; talent opportunities through mentors, interns and entrepreneurs in residence; capital for clients; and technology pipeline development in partnership with the region’s leading research institutions. Moret reports directly to TechTown President and CEO Leslie Smith and is a member of the leadership team. TechTown works to rekindle Detroit’s entrepreneurial culture by fueling business growth, job creation and the revitalization of Midtown and beyond. Through its partners and programs, the nonprofit business incubator and accelerator connects small businesses to the customers, talent, capital and location necessary to build a thriving enterprise in Southeast Michigan. Its entrepreneurs also gain unique access to research, academic and technology assets through TechTown’s partnership with Wayne State University. TechTown is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and is the Woodward Technology Corridor SmartZone. To learn more about TechTown, visit techtowndetroit.org.
Beaumont Appoints Health System Chair For Ob/Gyn: Beaumont Health System has appointed Ray Bahado-Singh, M.D., as health system chair of obstetrics and gynecology effective Dec. 1. Bahado-Singh joins Beaumont from Wayne State University and the DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital, Detroit, where he has served as professor and associate chairman in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also served as the director of Obstetric Ultrasound, Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, director of Perinatal Genetics and director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. He was a faculty member and researcher at the Perinatology Research Branch, the Intramural Division of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, from 2005 to the present. Before joining Hutzel in 2005, Dr. Bahado-Singh served as director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and was the director of the Prenatal Ultrasound Division at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Bahado-Singh received his medical degree from the University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, and did his residency in OB-GYN at New York Medical College / Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York.