Department of Talent and Economic Development Directory Listing

  • Organizational Details
    Contact Information
    Mailing Address

    105 W. Allegan St.
    Lansing, MI 48933

Marketing and Communications

  • Marketing and Communications is responsible for all media relations and marketing for the Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development.

    Director of Marketing and Strategy:
    Sammie Lukaskiewicz
    Media contacts:
    Erica Quealy, director of communications 
    517-582-2961 or

    Camara Lewis, communications manager
    517-930-4928 or

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

  • The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business development, job awareness and community and talent development with the focus on growing Michigan’s economy.

    President & CEO:
    Jeff Mason

Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority

  • The mission of the Michigan Land Bank is to promote economic growth in this state through the acquisition, assembly and disposal of public property, including tax reverted property, in a coordinated manner to foster the development of that property, and to promote and support land bank operations at the county and local levels.

    Interim Director:
    Jeff Huntington
    Mailing Address

    105 W. Allegan St.
    Lansing, MI 48933

Michigan State Housing Development Authority

  • The Michigan State Housing Development Authority provides financial and technical assistance through public and private partnerships to create and preserve safe and decent affordable housing.

    Acting Executive Director:
    Gary Heidel


    Lansing Office

    735 E. Michigan Ave.
    P.O. Box 30044
    Lansing, MI 48909

    Detroit Office

    Cadillac Place 3028
    W. Grand Blvd., Ste. 4-600
    P.O. Box 02990
    Detroit, MI 48202

Talent Investment Agency

  • The Talent Investment Agency combines Michigan Unemployment Insurance and Workforce Development, and is responsible for their activities. Businesses need a talented workforce. Workers need the right skills to compete for available jobs. TIA programs are focused on job preparedness, career-based education, worker training, employment assistance and unemployment insurance.

    • Hours: Monday - Friday
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
    • Phone: 517-335-5858

    Victor Office Center
    201 N. Washington Sq.
    Lansing, MI 48913

  • Talent Investment Agency - Unemployment Insurance

    Unemployment Insurance operates Michigan's unemployment insurance program, which collects unemployment taxes from employers and provides temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. Unemployment Insurance offers online services to customers through the Michigan Web Account Manager.

    Steve Gray

    Cadillac Place
    3024 W. Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48202

  • Talent Investment Agency - Workforce Development

    Workforce Development promotes a flexible, innovative, and effective workforce system within the State of Michigan. To accomplish this, Workforce Development supports a demand driven workforce system, assists the structurally unemployed with financial independence, advocates for the integration of workforce development into the K-12 school system, and supports the alignment of workforce development with economic development efforts.

    Stephanie Beckhorn

    Victor Office Center
    201 N. Washington Sq.
    Lansing, MI 48913