Skip to main content
Michigan State University masthead

The John and Marnie Demmer Center for Business Transformation was recently established by a significant gift to assist Michigan manufacturing businesses transform into lean, agile global competitors, increasing their presence and profitability in domestic as well as global markets, and opening the doors to new employment opportunities for Michigan workers.


DEMMER CENTER FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION was established in December 2011, through a significant new gift from the John and Marnie Demmer family.




Business Transformation

Transforming Michigan companies into strategic, lean competitors by providing education, “hands-on” engagement, and thought leadership.




Faculty Advisors

Demmer Center for Business Transformation recognizes the critical role of the academic community at Michigan State University in enhancing effective organizations.




Lean Apprentice Program

All apprentices are Michigan State University upper level undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing. Currently, there are four types of apprentice assignments.





Qualifications to partner with the Demmer Center for Business Transformation
Partner companies and organizations are selected based on the following Demmer Center guidelines:

Michigan-based operation





Executive MBA 50th Celebration (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Eli Broad College of Business

facebook instagram linkedin twitter youtube
Michigan State University

Contact Us Accessibility Policy Privacy Policy Site Map
© Michigan State University Board of Trustees. East Lansing, MI 48824 (517) 355-1855
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. Visit