Entrepreneurial Support Organizations

Barton Consulting Services works closely with the following support organizations to help entrepreneurs locate the resources they need:

SPARK promotes the economic development of innovation-based businesses in the Washtenaw county area by offering programs, resources, and proactive support to business.


The GLEQ is a non-profit program that helps entrepreneurs prepare business plans and build a management team.


The MI-SBTDC enhances Michigan’s economic well-being by providing counseling, training, research and advocacy for new ventures, existing small businesses, and innovative technology companies.

NEF, a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1986, links entrepreneurs to management expertise, potential joint venture partners, mentors, business services, capital, and other critical resources.