Opportunity Detroit - Quicken Loans Zing BlogDo the unbearably cold temperatures have you down? Do you dread venturing out on the slick roads? If so, I’ve got the perfect idea for you. Stay bundled up (and warm) tonight and tune into your favorite radio show, Opportunity Detroit. Join host Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Quicken Loans Vice President Stephen Luigi Piazza at 7 p.m. as the two welcome special guests to promote all the great things going on in Detroit. Here’s a rundown of tonight’s show.

Are you excited for the North American International Auto Show? If so, you’ll want to hear what Tavi Fulkerson, President of the Fulkerson Group, has to say about it.

Tavi has more than 30 years of experience in event marketing, sponsorship sales and public relations. He’s sold, negotiated and serviced hundreds of sponsorship contracts for the leading industry, sports and civic events held in Detroit including the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and the Detroit Jazz Festival.

Interested in decorating a new room? Meet Steve Lineville, Lead Designer, Fathead.

Steve leads the custom install team, a relatively new team dedicated to creating exciting spaces for a wide variety of situations. He spends most of his days sketching, dreaming and thinking up innovative, interesting and exciting new ways to enhance a client’s space.

How did the Opportunity Detroit Shop come about? What types of merchandise is available? Get the answers for these questions and more from Lisa Dancsock, Vice President, Rock Detroit.

Prior to joining Rock Ventures in 2012, Lisa was a managing partner of the professional consulting firm, D&D Advisors, LLC. She received her Executive MBA from the Eli Broad Graduate Program at Michigan State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Michigan State University.

Are you familiar with MHacks, a University of Michigan student-ran event that will bring students from across the country to downtown Detroit for a 36-hour hackathon? If not, get the inside scoop from Lucy Zhao, Organizer, Hacks.

Lucy currently attends the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Participants can form teams anywhere from 1-4 people, and are allowed to make anything as long as it doesn’t break any laws. Last year, the group held a similar event at Michigan Stadium that drew 1,214 college students.

Be sure to tune in tonight, January 10, at 7 p.m. ET for all that and much more!

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