These Detroit area companies and organizations are leaders in their industries. They believe in the importance of retaining and attracting innovative, entrepreneurial thinkers as well as their commitment to philanthropic initiatives in greater Detroit. Our companies employ Challenge Detroit fellows in interesting and relevant jobs for the year.

  • Brooks Kushman
    Claire Babala
  • Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix
    Alicia Blake
  • Clark Hill
    Demond Childers
  • Detroit Collaborative Design Center
    Julia Kowalski
  • Detroit Experience Factory
    Ian McCain
  • Detroit Future City
    Jeffrey Lewis II
  • DTE Energy
    Cassi Meitl & Yesenia Castaneda
  • Eastside Community Network
  • EcoWorks
    Miranda Day & Shaina Davidson
  • Edward C. Levy
    Mariisa Franz & Peter Walle
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
    Claire Huttenlocher
  • Ford Motor Company
    Poonam Narotam
  • Fusco, Shaffer & Pappas , Inc.
    Adam Coppersmith
  • General Motors
    Michael Swafford & Rachael Aptowitz
  • Goldfish Swim School
    Brooke Tiller
  • Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
    Laura Winningham
  • GTB
    Esther Okunrounmu
  • Hamilton Anderson Architects
    Natalie Punzak
  • Henry Ford Health System
    Deleah Sharp
  • Horizons Upward Bound
    Paulette Bolofer
  • LEAR Corporation
    Gregory Hardy
  • Level One Bank
    Erin Cardwell
  • Marketing Associates
    Athena Grills
  • Mosher Dolan
    Andrea Stegeman & Nicole Justian
  • PWC
    Alex Bloomquist & Claire McCarthy
  • Quinn Evans Architects
    Lauren Strauss
  • RecoveryPark
    Alexander Mayo
  • Rock Ventures, LLC
    Gabrial Taylor & Ryan Hebert
  • Rossetti
    Elizabeth Stanfel
  • Sachse Construction
    Everett McMillen Cislo
  • Slow Roll
    Kelsey Hubbell
  • Talmer Bank & Trust
    Kendra Ollis
  • University of Phoenix
    Jarrett Waddy
  • Wayne Children’s Healthcare Access Program
  • Wayne County Community College District
    Anne Duerr