Rochester Hils, MI (PRWEB) February 07, 2013
The event officiated by David Walker, Ambassador for the Rochester Hills Chamber of Commerce and was witnessed by over a hundred business leaders and local officials.
TTi Global, a staffing, learning, research and consulting solutions company moved into the 25,000-square foot facility in July, from its previous location in the Crooks Road and M-59 area. TTi Global employs about 60 people at its Rochester Hills headquarters, and will be adding another 125 this year.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett and Dr. Frank Sottile, Chairman of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors stood with CEO and President Lori Blaker during the ceremony.
County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented Blaker with a plaque saying: “We’re very proud that TTi Global is headquartered here in Oakland County. I’m a big fan of Lori Blaker and what she’s done here. Just watching the growth is phenomenal.”
Mayor Bryan Barnett presented Blaker with a city flag and stated, “When you recognize someone who is truly an industry leader and they hail from your hometown, it’s fantastic and it’s really cool to honor someone. The presence that they give us worldwide is incredible.”
“We needed more space,” said Lori Blaker, president and CEO of TTi Global. “We are very committed to this community. We’ve been located in Rochester Hills since 1984 and it was very important that we stay in our home community.” Blaker went on to say, “We’re seeing enormous movement and growth with our automotive manufacturers here — as far as hiring, product development — that’s always a really good sign, when you see engineers working on product that’s going to be released in three to five years,”
TTi Global has experienced 263 percent growth over the past five years and continues to receive recognition for corporate achievement. In 2012, TTi Global earned a position on the coveted Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list for the second time. Also in 2012 President/CEO Lori Blaker received the “Leader of Leaders” Award from Leadership Oakland. Additionally she was a part of the first ever US Department of Commerce trade mission to Afghanistan.
TTi Global was ranked as one of Michigan's fastest growing privately-held companies (as recognized by Crain's Detroit in 2010 and 2011) and ranked as one of the fastest growing private companies in America (according to Inc. Magazine). TTi Global also ranks consistently among the "Top 25 Woman-Run Businesses in the USA" as recognized by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
TTi Global provides staffing, learning, research and consulting solutions to industries across various sectors with automotive as a core focus. TTi Global oversees operations on five continents with offices spanning the globe, which include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela, UK and most recently Afghanistan.
With a staff of over 1,700 employees in international operations, they offer a wide range of services, tailor made to drive business goals, including business consulting, research, staffing, workforce development and learning solutions. TTi Global world headquarters are located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.