Spencer Olinek is a business development manager with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC). In his role, he oversees the DEGC’s convening of the Detroit Business Support Network (DBSN) as well as the Network’s steering committee.
In addition to the DBSN, Olinek has worked on projects including 7.2 SQ MI, an ongoing project to capture and report on Greater Downtown Detroit, the progress that has been achieved, and the ongoing needs for the included neighborhoods. He has also spent time working on DEGC legislative and policy, and downtown strategy efforts.
Olinek has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Michigan.