AUBURN HILLS – The Macomb-Oakland University INCubator has added three new companies to its Executives-In-Residence program that allows commercialization clients to get 16 hours of consulting each month for free.

The new consultants are Hunch Free, El Shaddai and Barnard will be located on site at Mac-OU INC.

“It is an honor to be selected as an EIR with this wonderful organization,” said Jimmy Gwizdala, Hunch Free Founder and Head Huncho. “I’m also very excited to help make Macomb County the place where innovative companies want to be. In my opinion, we have everything areas like Detroit and Ann Arbor have to offer but with less competition and at a lower cost.”

Hunch Free is a full-scale digital marketing agency with a mission to empower clients with the technology and data they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world, using data science and creativity to solve complex business problems.

“As a business owner with over 25 years HR experience, my team and I feel honored to share our HR expertise in hopes of bringing economic growth to the region,” said Felicia Harris, El Shaddai Consulting President and CEO.  

El Shaddai provides human resource services that drive business, with a suite of tools to equip talent management with expert solutions.

“My objective in joining the Mac-OU INC team is to apply more than 40 years of security experience to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs with the safeguarding of their creative efforts to further needed defense and homeland security technologies,” said Paul Barnard.

Barnard has both government and corporate security experience, most recently serving as the Command Security Officer for the U.S. Army TACOM LCMC. His numerous certifications include Certified Protection Professional through ASIS International and Certified Information Security Manager through ISACA.

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