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What Drives Us

There's one thing that Kinexus is not short on − that's passion for helping our region be an outstanding place to live, work, and play. Hear directly from the changes agents themselves about why they wake up every morning excited to bring the Kinexus mission and vision to life.

Our Mission:

We are change agents who create solutions for business, workforce, and community challenges to promote economic vitality in the southwest Michigan region.

Our Vision:

Each and every Kinexus team member comes to work every morning with this vision that drives our work and decisions.

We invest: in people, in businesses, in our region. We are action-oriented catalysts for positive change. We envision future demand and execute impactful solutions. Our work drives economic vitality and creates a sense of place for the Southwest Michigan region.

In people: Our culture inspires respect with team members and partners feeling empowered and valued. Through continuous improvement, we influence excellent outcomes and promote accountability. We attract the best and the brightest talent for ourselves and our partners. Transforming the region through the development of talent, we advance opportunities for growth.

In businesses: Employers identify our organization as a crucial partner to ensure business success. Providing quality-driven solutions, businesses recognize our benefit and seek to continually re-invest in our mission.

In our region: We are a world class organization nationally recognized as the model for workforce, business, and community development. Building on the strengths of our partners, we transform intent into action. Our entrepreneurial approach makes a measurable difference in the economic vitality of the region, creating the ideal destination for businesses and people.

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    Ray Mays

    Business Development Highlight

    "I'm pleased and overwhelmed with the level of service that I received!" - Ray Mays, Owner, Ray's on the Green more >>

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    Marie Eisbrenner

    Workforce Development Highlight

    "Kinexus has sped up the hiring process for our organization, allowing us to focus on the many other challenges which we face in the ever-changing healthcare environment." - Marie Eisbrenner, CEO, Pride Care more >>

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    Bret Witkowski

    Community Development Highlight

    “Our goal was to get the deconstruction done the right way; Kinexus’ eager and active team did it how it should be done from start to finish.” – Bret Witkowski, Berrien Co. Treasurer more >>

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