Pratt & Miller's Director of Business Development Selected as Top 40 under 40
Pratt & Miller Engineering is proud to announce that Brandon Widmer, Director of Business Development, has earned the prestigious Crain’s Business Detroit “40 under 40” award. This award honors 40 of Southeast Michigan’s best and brightest who have launched companies, helped grow established firms, created products, swung international deals, improved health care and aided nonprofits before the age of 40. This year’s honorees were selected from over 300 nominees.
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As Director of Business Development, Brandon helped develop Pratt & Miller’s revenue and customer diversification strategies which facilitated the tremendous growth of its Engineering Services business. As a result, Pratt & Miller has grown its Engineering Services business from just under $1 million in sales in 2007 to over $15 million in sales in 2013 providing innovations to defense, automotive, powersports, and medical industries.
“Brandon was the catalyst in helping us grow our business and achieve our diversification goals during the recession” said Gary Pratt, co-founder of Pratt & Miller Engineering. “The leadership, strategies, and relationships that Brandon brought to Pratt & Miller were instrumental in accelerating our business in the defense industry, which came at a critical time when our motorsports business saw significant reductions during the recession. We congratulate Brandon on this achievement and thank him for the many contributions he has made in helping Pratt & Miller to grow and become the success that it is today”
“This is a great honor to be recognized by Detroit Crain’s for the 40 under 40 award and I am humbled to represent Pratt & Miller in this capacity.”, said award recipient Brandon Widmer, “Pratt & Miller is a company who's success was built on teamwork. I hope my teammates feel this award is as much theirs as it is mine, as without them none of this success would be possible.”