Macomb-OU INCubator
Velocity Collaboration Center
6633 Eighteen Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
(586) 884-9320
Fax: (586) 884-9331
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Meet the Staff


Our Staff

Larry HerrimanMike Brennan

Larry Herriman

Interim Executive Director

Currently Seeking:

Client Strategist
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Mike Brennan

Capital Strategist

Joan CarletonRachel LouzonAndrea Chom

Joan Carleton

Marketing & Communications Manager

Rachel Louzon

Business Manager

Andrea Chom
Support Services Coordinator


Shaniece BennettPaul BarnardSteve Czerniak

Shaniece Bennett


Paul Barnard

Homeland Security

Steve Czerniak

Organization Development

Beth GotthelfLaura JohnsonFelicia Harris

Beth Gotthelf


Laura Johnson


Felicia Harris

Human Resources

Jimmy GwizdalaSalim MominJim Ruma

Jimmy Gwizdala


Salim Momin

Technology Validation

Jim Ruma


Peter Starceski

Peter Starceski

Information Security


Internship Program

The Macomb-OU Incubator values the talent of Oakland University students and the high level of knowledge and professionalism they can bring to the incubator and our client companies. Mac-OU Inc's internship program combines the experience of working for a business incubator along with the projects associated with startup companies.   

Rahma Tawfiq

Intern Spotlight: Rahma Tawfiq
Information Technology, Cyber Security and Data Processing Intern

Rahma interned for Mac-OU Inc during the summer of 2016 focusing on data processing, IT and cyber security. With an IT major and communications minor, she assisted Mac-OU Inc with day-to-day IT issues as well as implementation of the overall vision for the Velocity Hub of the Michigan Cyber Range. In the midst of her internship at Mac-OU Inc, the team at major automotive supplier Faurecia saw the value in her knowledge and offered her a job. This stepping stone means that Rahma has now been hired even prior to her graduation from Oakland University. We wish her the best!

Our Former Interns
Ahmed Ali - market research

Brian Anstett - network support

Mike Belanger - information technology

David Boni - graphic design

Tim Brown - communications

Kathleen Buchanan - web development

Luke Cloutier - social media

John DeFour - information technology

Danielle Donakowski - marketing

Matt Fruth - network support

Lyndsey Hurford - criminal justice

Nikki Kartsonas - grant developer

Andrea LaBudie - video production

Ryan Rinke - marketing

Rahma Tawfiq - data processing

Matthew Zak - cyber research