About Advancing Macomb

Advancing Macomb is a business and community leadership group representing 20 leading employers, three principal business organizations and the largest higher educational institution in Macomb County, an area encompassing approximately 900,000 residents and 18,000 businesses. Our organization is committed to enhancing local communities by leveraging a unified civic leadership voice throughout the Detroit region.


Serve as the premier business and community leadership organization for Macomb County.
Grow a community investment fund for Macomb County assets that enhance community, economic and natural resource development.
Provide a unified voice to enhance the promotion of Macomb’s assets.


Provide a central brand for Macomb County through which communities are strengthened by attracting corporate, foundation and individual support.


Enhance the quality of life for Macomb County communities, add value to the lives of residents and create an enriching environment to live, learn, recreate, innovate and conduct business.

About Macomb County

In the past 10 years, Macomb County has experienced the most population growth (6.7%) of any county in Michigan and, with 840,978 residents, it is the third most populous county in the state. Macomb County is home to more than 130 parks covering 12,000 acres, has four major public parks (Freedom Hill County Park, Macomb Orchard Trail, Lake St. Clair Metropark and Stoney Creek Metropark) and is recognized for its 89.34 square miles of water including Lake St. Clair, which borders the County on the east.


You may be wondering just how you can help Macomb create an enriching environment to live, learn, recreate, innovate, and conduct business. If we work together we can truly become the unified voice of Macomb County. Whether you reside in Macomb, or own a business in the county, we can partner to keep investment and growth strong.