Ann Arbor, Michigan – Afia Inc., has been recognized as one of the 2016 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.
Afia Inc. will be honored at an awards ceremony during the twelfth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event, May 5, 2016 in Lansing, Mich.
About Afia Inc.
Afia Inc. is a healthcare consulting firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan that assists healthcare organizations navigate the sea of technology options and implement IT systems and strategies.
Afia Inc. offers high-level expertise in a diverse array of healthcare services, including electronic health records (EHR) vendor selection, implementation support, social media services, IT strategy, infrastructure, integrated health and financial services.
“We started Afia on a mission to revolutionize healthcare. That isn’t something you accomplish overnight so an award like this is an important benchmark. We are honored by the recognition of our work so far and grateful for the vote of confidence for where we are heading.” – Chris Akerley – President
Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Afia are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and their sustainable competitive advantage.
Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, and venture capital communities.
Michigan 50 Companies to Watch is presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Founding underwriters are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, PNC Bank, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, and Dynamic Edge, Inc.
Contributing Underwriters are Comcast Business Class, Consumers Energy, DTE Energy Foundation, Hungerford Nichols CPAs and Advisors, Edge Partners, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, Rehmann, Michigan Business Network and Varnum Attorneys at Law.
Michigan Celebrates Small Business was founded by Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration – Michigan, Edward Lowe Foundation, Chris Holman – Small Business Advocate, and the Small Business Association of Michigan.
Information about Michigan Celebrates Small Business, can be found at www.MichiganCelebrates.biz.All Thought Leadership