LANSING, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Dave Trott for U.S. House. Trott is seeking election to represent Michigan's 11th Congressional District, which includes portions of Oakland and Wayne counties.
"We are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber endorses Dave Trott for Congress," said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. "Dave possesses the business experience, leadership skills and vision needed to build Michigan and America's economic competitiveness, create jobs and move our country forward."
"Dave Trott started working for his family's business in 1985. Under Dave's leadership, the family business has grown stronger and provides hundreds of good paying jobs for the community," noted Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President for Business Advocacy & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber. "Voters in the 11th Congressional District have an important opportunity to support a candidate who knows what it takes to succeed in the private sector."
"Dave Trott understands the environment needed to encourage job creation and business growth in Michigan," said Scott L. Holman, Chair of the Michigan Chamber Board of Directors and President & CEO of King Lake Wilderness, LLC. "Dave is an effective business and community leader who will be an effective member of Congress."
"We can count on Dave to promote our free-enterprise system," Holman continued. "He is the best candidate for this congressional seat."
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,500 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. Michigan Chamber member businesses provide jobs to 1.5 million residents. One of every 2.6 employees in Michigan works for a Chamber member firm. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process. It is one of only six state chambers accredited by the U.S. Chamber and one of only four state chambers accredited with distinction.
SOURCE Michigan Chamber of Commerce