Jennifer Kluge is Executive Vice President and COO of the Michigan Business & Professional Association (MBPA) and sister org. Michigan Food & Beverage Association (MFBA. In her tenure, Ms. Kluge has seen the Association grow a third in size and with now over 20,000 businesses and one of the largest trade Associations the Midwest, as well as nationwide. Among Jennifer’s many awards are the Michigan Society of Association Executives Emerging Leader Award in 2002, Small Business Achievement Athena Award for her dedication to the community, women’s issues, and growing small business in 2003, and in 2007 the Innovator Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners, Greater Detroit Chapter. Jennifer launched the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) in 2005 and in 2006, acquired Corp! magazine, becoming publisher.