Mackinac Economic Alliance

Ph: (906) 984-2095
330 N. State St., St. Ignace, MI 49781


Program Description

The Mackinac Economic Alliance (MEA) works closely with trained and certified business consultants to offer you guidance in your business planning process and to provide tools and resources that will help your business succeed.

Whether you are a start-up or an existing business we can help. Our staff can provide free, personalized, one-on-one assistance in areas such as:

  • Developing a business or marketing plan
  • Financial planning
  • Skills management
  • Problem Solving
  • Building Management Skills

To meet with an MEA Representative call:

Anne Ottaway, MEA Executive Director

(517) 667-0437

Or Visit:

Michigan Small Business Development Center



The Small Business Association


Financial Planning-Local Lenders Serving Mackinac County

Traditional Lenders

First National Bank of St. Ignace

  •      Bob Richardson    (906) 643-6800

UP State Credit Union

  •      Deb Brandstrom    (906) 643-8138

Soo Coop Credit Union

  •      Krystal Lacrosse     (906) 632-5373

Old Mission Bank

  •      Steve Glezen           (906) 253-8010

M Bank

  •      Dave Thomas          (906) 632-5060

Central Savings Bank

  •      Mark Savoie             (906) 253-1214


Non-Traditional Lenders

Northern Initiatives

  •      Colleen DuFlo          (906) 293-6103