Shelly Stobierski

Director of Research Services

Shelly Stobierski is the Director of Research Services for the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center. She has more than 20 years of market research experience, the first 10 years with a primary focus on automotive-related manufacturing businesses. She has extensive skills in survey research (phone, internet, focus groups) and in data mining proprietary industry databases.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining The Center, Shelly spent five years as a research analyst for a turnaround firm conducting secondary research with databases such as LexisNexis, Capital IQ, and IHS Automotive forecasts. That was preceded by seven years working at various levels for leading primary research firms.

Education
Shelly has an MLIS, with a focus on data analytics and information visualization, and a BA in English from Wayne State University and is certified as an Economic Gardening Market Research Professional by the Edward Lowe Foundation.

PUBLICATIONS

Will Your Company Survive the Next Recession?
There's Nothing Artificial About This Intelligence: How to Get the Facts You Need to Know
How Manufacturers Can Avoid Extinction by Using Competitive Intelligence