ULI Michigan: Webinar - The Change in Supply Chain Management and How it is Affecting Real Estate


Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT


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Part 6 of the ULI Michigan Here to Help Webinar Series. Join us Tuesday, August 4th as we discuss the growing demand and change in infrastructure for industrial real estate and warehousing. We will explore OEM's, the change in supply chain needs, economic attraction, and redevelopment issues.
Registration required to receive virtual meeting details.
Tips for joining the webinar series:
1. Register with the link above
2. Zoom Directions:
a. Locate your ULI registration confirmation email for the Zoom meeting access.
b. Join from any computer with Zoom OR join by phone if you just want to listen in.
c. TURN OFF your CAMERA and MUTE your AUDIO to prevent disrupting feedback.
d. Click the SPEAKER VIEW option if viewing from your personal computer.
e. Ask your questions in the chat box only. We will hold all questions until the Q&A portion of the program and we will call on you to read your questions aloud.
f. Sit back, enjoy and learn.
Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Corissa Green, Corissa.Green@uli.org or Victoria Comer, Victoria.Comer@uli.org.

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Elie Torgow

Chief Executive Officer , Sterling Group

Elie Torgow is the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Group, a privately held investment and real estate firm that acquires and manages high potential and high performance properties. In this capacity, he has employed his leadership ability and team building skills to help shape the direction of the company. Mr. Torgow has been with Sterling Group since 2008 and has been involved in acquisitions, leasing, property management, development and management of company operations. Since becoming CEO in 2013, Mr. Torgow has applied innovative strategies that has allowed Sterling Group to anticipate market transitions and continued growth. Mr. Torgow has worked with business leaders and community activists to contribute towards the ongoing growth and betterment of Detroit. He maintains active involvement in several community organizations and currently serves on the board of the Judson Center, the Downtown Detroit Partnership and City Year Detroit. Mr. Torgow is married with four children.


Drew Coleman

Director, US & Foreign Direct Investment, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Mr. Coleman serves as the Director, US & Foreign Direct Investment for the State of Michigan’s Economic Development Corporation. In this role, Mr. Coleman develops and implements the State of Michigan’s national and international business attraction strategy and oversees a staff that work to implement this work, with the goal of driving new jobs and investment to Michigan. Formerly, Mr. Coleman served as the State of Michigan’s lead for Japanese OEM and Tier-1 business development efforts as a Senior Business Development Manager. In this role, Mr. Coleman focused on providing resources to assist job creation and investment, connecting Japanese businesses to local and regional partners, and facilitating a successful transition to the State of Michigan. Prior to joining the MEDC, Mr. Coleman served as the International and Government Sales Manager for a mid-sized company based in Michigan. As well, Mr. Coleman spent time in banking with Flagstar Bancorp. Mr. Coleman graduated from Alma College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Business Administration and has earned his Master of Business Administration, Business Management, from Davenport University. He is also an Economic Development Finance Professional certified through the National Development Council.