The Wolverine Community Network

We call it the Wolverine Community Network . What this consists of is a listing of businesses run by Michigan fans, by category, that would like to do business with other Michigan fans.

Any business interested in using this service, free of charge, needs to send an e-mail to with the following information:

Your name
Company Name
Phone number
FAX number
Brief description of the business and the services offered.


Roger Leatherman
Loan Officer
Cross Point Funding
Hurst, Texas
Phone - 817-285-6108 x137
Toll Free - 888-394-6339 x137
FAX - 817-285-6113
We service all types of lending needs (refinance, purchase, seconds, debt consolidation, etc.). We are regional, covering Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

Tom Apostolou
Mortgage Consultant
TLA Consulting, Inc.
Winter Haven, FL
Phone - 863-875-0585
Toll Free - 866-202-9852
FAX - 734-661-5955
I help people with their residential mortgage needs in all 50 states (primarily for purchases and debt-consolidation or cash-out refinances).

Rick Hawkins
Shore Mortgage
3408 Washtenaw Ave.
Ann Arbor, Mi 48104
Phone - 734-975-2300 Office ext. 4607
FAX - 734-975-8162
Pager - 888-438-0934
We specialize in first time homebuyers and government loans (FHA, VA, USDA), but are capable of processing 150+ different loan programs to best service our clients and their situations.


Bill Ritter
Ritter-Smith, Incorporated
Southfield, MI
Phone - 248-353-2470
FAX - 248-353-3474
My company is a manufacturers representative agency and I sell the following products and services mainly to the automotive market:
Bare Circuit Boards (Taiwan)
Circuit Board Assemblies (Michigan)
Electronics components such as connectors and switches (California)
Potting and encapsulation of electronics (USA)
Rubber hose and and tubing in bulk and molded (Korea)
Combination Aluminum and rubber hose assemblies (Korea)

Real Estate

David Upton
David Upton, REALTOR®,
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Office Phone - 239-765-2425
Cell Phone - 239-565-3333
Toll Free - 800-903-1037
I would like fellow UM fans to know that I can help them with their real estate issues in SW Florida. I have been here for 20 years and know the area from Marco Island to Boca Grande

Doug Adams
Adams & Associates
751 Kenmoor SE, Suite D
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone - 616-977-9500
FAX - 616-977-9501
Commercial, industrial and investment real estate specialist serving Western Michigan. We provide a variety of services including appraisal, brokerage and consulting. Always looking forward to working with a fellow Wolverine!


Erik Stamell - Attorney
DKW Law Group
4000 Town Center, Suite 1500
Southfield, Mi 48075
Phone - 248-263-8516
FAX - 248-358-3599
Our practice focuses on the small to medium sized business and its entrepreneurial owners, with particular focus on establishing, developing, maintaining and buying and selling businesses. We are pay close attention on business succession planning and estate planning for business owners (wills and trusts). In addition, we spend a great deal of our time and attention toward raising capital for our clients. The financing can be debt, equity, mezzanine etc. depending on a client's particular needs.


Mike McClure
Klaus and Effect Santas
Manchester MI
My family runs a small Santa Sculpture company known as Klaus and Effect Santas. I carve them and my mother and wife dress them. We have just started a Michigan Football Santa (complete with blocking sled).


Randy Sachs
Davie, Florida
Phone - 954-475-0700
FAX - 954-475-1201
Family and cosmetic dentistry


Mark Weaver - Vice President
Ed Taylor Construction South, Inc
Tampa, Fl.
Phone 813-623-3724
Fax 813-621-1439
We are a commercial General Contractor specializing in Tilt Wall construction, small office buildings, interior construction, churches, and building renovations.We self perform many scopes of work and our quality is second to none.

Frederick M. Hay
Newport Builders
Romulus, Mi.
Phone - 734 941 8957
FAX - 734 941 8957
We offer custom building services, specializing in larger homes and small commercial projects. We have been building in the greater Ann Arbor area for the past twenty years. Our projects are turn key operations with a personal touch.

Office Systems

Bob Budlong
Document Workflow Systems, Inc.
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334
Phone - 800-870-8939
FAX - 248-324-1170
We are a dealer for a number of manufacturers in the office file systems industry. We offer everything from the file folders to supplies, cabinets and software. We also offer a program to convert your present file system to the more productive and efficient systems available today. While we have customers throughout the country, we concentrate our efforts in the Midwest.

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