SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN ECONOMIC GROWTH ALLIANCE INC

Address
333 NORTH 2ND STREET
NILES, MI 49120
Contact
Website: http://www.southwesternalliance.org
Phone: +1 (269) 683-1833
Nonprofit
NTEE: S30 - Economic Development
EIN: 38-2433621

Mission

THE ORGANIZATION'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS TO THE GREATER NILES AREA AND RETAIN EXISTING BUSINESS IN THE SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN AREA.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1982
Subsection code04
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area0870
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$70,383.00    
Number of employees33   
Personnel
Applegate, Dan
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDR DAN APPLEGATEDR DAN APPLEGATE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Bell, Sara
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personSARA BELLSARA BELL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Carboneau, Mark
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personMARK CARBONEAUMARK CARBONEAU   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Carpenter, Peter
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personPETER CARPENTERPETER CARPENTER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Clay, Troy
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personTROY CLAYTROY CLAY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Dyer, Rick
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personRICK DYERRICK DYER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Eifler, David
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDAVID EIFLERDAVID EIFLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Finan, Jim
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJIM FINANJIM FINAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
French, Jerry
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJERRY FRENCHJERRY FRENCH   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Habicht, Robert
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personROBERT HABICHTROBERT HABICHT   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Halbritter, Ted
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personTED HALBRITTER IIITED HALBRITTER III   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Hamel, Loren
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personLOREN HAMEL MDLOREN HAMEL MD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Hamilton, Ed
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personED HAMILTONED HAMILTON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Harrison, Robert
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personROBERT HARRISONROBERT HARRISON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Hess, Brenda
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personBRENDA HESSBRENDA HESS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Hicks, Steve
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE HICKSSTEVE HICKS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Huff, Ric
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personRIC HUFFRIC HUFF   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Janick, John
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJOHN JANICKJOHN JANICK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Keenan, Jim
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJIM KEENANJIM KEENAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Klug, Shelly
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personSHELLY KLUG    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Mandarino, Tony
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personTONY MANDARINO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Marx, Bill
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personBILL MARXBILL MARX   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Mathews, David
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDAVID MATHEWSDAVID MATHEWS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
McCauslin, Michael
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL MCCAUSLIN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Miller, Neil
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personNEIL MILLER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Obren, Todd
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personTODD OBRENTODD OBREN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Parris, Wannis
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personWANNIS PARRISWANNIS PARRIS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Rey, Rick
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personRICK REYRICK REY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Ringler, James
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJAMES RINGLERJAMES RINGLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Saratore, Dominick
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDOMINICK SARATOREDOMINICK SARATORE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Stover, Jim
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJIM STOVERJIM STOVER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Tyler, Matthew
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW TYLERMATTHEW TYLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Tyler, Scott
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT TYLERSCOTT TYLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Weber, Mark
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personMARK WEBERMARK WEBER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Weller, Tyanna
Title BOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated person TYANNA WELLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE ORGANIZATION'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS TO THE GREATER NILES AREA AND RETAIN EXISTING BUSINESS IN THE SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN AREA.THE ORGANIZATION'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS TO THE GREATER NILES AREA AND RETAIN EXISTING BUSINESS IN THE SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN AREA.   
Program service expenses, total$152,364.00$121,828.00   
Programs, including revenue & expenses
WORK IN PROMOTING INDUSTRIAL RETENTION AND THE CREATION OF JOBS IN THE GREATER NILES AREA. ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS AND PROVIDE THE NECESSARY SUPPORT SERVICES THAT WILL ENABLE THE NEW BUSINESSES TO OBTAIN AVAILABLE BUSINESS START-UP ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS. ASSIST CURRENT BUSINESSES IN EXPANSION AND OTHER GRANT OR ABATEMENT OPPORTUNITIES.
Program expenses$152,364.00$121,828.00   
Program descriptionWORK IN PROMOTING INDUSTRIAL RETENTION AND THE CREATION OF JOBS IN THE GREATER NILES AREA. ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS AND PROVIDE THE NECESSARY SUPPORT SERVICES THAT WILL ENABLE THE NEW BUSINESSES TO OBTAIN AVAILABLE BUSINESS START-UP ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS. ASSIST CURRENT BUSINESSES IN EXPANSION AND OTHER GRANT OR ABATEMENT OPPORTUNITIES.WORK IN PROMOTING INDUSTRIAL RETENTION AND THE CREATION OF JOBS IN THE GREATER NILES AREA. ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS AND PROVIDE THE NECESSARY SUPPORT SERVICES THAT WILL ENABLE THE NEW BUSINESSES TO OBTAIN AVAILABLE BUSINESS START-UP ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS. ASSIST CURRENT BUSINESSES IN EXPANSION AND OTHER GRANT OR ABATEMENT OPPORTUNITIES.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$136,089.00$136,725.00   
Revenue from contributions (total)$109,291.00$107,751.00$115,150.00$109,275.00$171,260.00
Investment income, current yr$985.00$251.00   
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$109,291.00$107,751.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00   
Other revenue, current yr$1,263.00$1,783.00   
Program service revenue (total)$24,550.00$26,940.00$3,875.00$3,300.00$2,556.00
Gross receipts$136,089.00$136,725.00   
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$57,291.00$73,750.00   
Contributions from related organizations$46,000.00$20,000.00   
Revenue from gov't grants$6,000.00$14,001.00   
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$1,263.00$1,783.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$985.00$251.00   
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$152,364.00$121,828.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $152,364.00$121,828.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00   
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$143,601.00$159,876.00$144,979.00$144,133.00$143,443.00
Total assets, beginning of year$159,876.00$144,979.00   
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$143,601.00$159,876.00   
Net assets$143,601.00$159,876.00   
Net assets, beginning of year$159,876.00$144,979.00   
Other assets $60.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$90,484.00$59,106.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$59,106.00$44,460.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$16,275.00$14,897.00   
Advertising (total)$168.00$496.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$50,099.00$100,710.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$143,601.00$159,876.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$534.00    
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members3533   
Number of independent voting members3533   
Cash accountingTrueTrue   
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-01   
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entityTrueTrue   
Org transacted with controlled entityTrueTrue   
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990   
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-122017-03-28   
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.1   
Filing identifier201743199349307849201613209349309496   
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