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Leaders & Innovators: Camille Nicita

Camille Nicita is president and CEO of Gongos Inc. in Auburn Hills. Gongos, which includes Gongos Research and O2 Integrated, provides research on initiatives spanning the entire product and marketing life cycle, and combines enterprise and research knowledge through consultative relationships. Gongos works with corporations such as Coca–Cola, Visa, Johnson & Johnson, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler. First named to the Inc. 5,000 list of the Fastest Growing Companies in America in 2007, the company was a 2010 finalist in Inc. magazine’s Winning Workplaces and is among the Honomichl Top 50 U.S. marketing research organizations. Gongos is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Under Nicita’s leadership, the company increased revenue growth 12 percent in 2013, and the number of full–time employees increased by 15 percent. During the past five years Gongos experienced 70 percent revenue growth and 70 percent full–time employee expansion. Nicita is vice chair of the advisory board of Michigan State University’s master’s in market research program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and her MBA from Wayne State University. Read the complete profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

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Senior Killed After Being Struck By 2 Cars While Walking Along Road

A 79-year-old woman was in the westbound lane of Auburn Road when she was hit by a pickup truck and then hit by another vehicle going eastbound on Auburn Road.

97.1 The Ticket–03/30/2014

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Chrysler Recalls Over 25K SUV’s Due To Braking Issues

Chrysler is recalling over 25,000 SUVs because of some braking issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2014

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Clean-Up Underway After 4,000 Gallons Of Diesel Fuel Spill In Auburn Hills

The spill happened at a business near I-75 and Lapeer Road when a valve malfunctioned on a backup generator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Public Will Pay To Help Build Ilitch’s New Arena

If Bill Davidson could build the Palace of Auburn Hills on his own, why can’t Ilitch build his own arena?

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

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Downed Power Line Forces Closure Of M-59

A popular stretch of M-59 was completely shut down, Friday morning, due to a downed power line.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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Patti Engineering Partnering With Texas Firm

After successful collaboration on five recent manufacturing projects, Auburn Hills-based Patti Engineering Inc. has announced a strategic alliance with Round Rock, Texas-based Hagbros Precision LLC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

Auburn Hills Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying this man, believed to be responsible for numerous home invasions. Anyone with info should call police at 248-370-9444.

Auburn Hills Police Search For Serial Home Invader

Police have released a computer generated image of a man suspected of breaking into several homes in Auburn Hills over the last few weeks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014

Steve Fulton. (Booking photo)

Police: Drunk Driving Dad Boozed-Up 13-Year-Old Son Before Hit And Run

A father on the run allegedly takes his teenage son along for a drunken drive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

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University Drive Bridge Deemed Unsafe, Will Close For Repair

Auburn Hills Lieutenant Ryan Gagnon says alternate routes will need to be taken while repair work begins.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2014

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