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Ayesha Maxwell

Senior Business Development Manager

616-840-2640 maxwella@rightplace.org

Ayesha is a senior business development manager for The Right Place, where she provides assistance to clients in Kent County. Her role covers site location and expansion assistance, primarily for food, agribusiness, and furniture manufacturers. 

Past Experience

Prior to joining The Right Place, Ayesha worked for the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation for five years, where she supported business development through management of Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Non-Strategic Accounts under the Business Retention Program. She also has experience as a business development manager, small business consultant, brownfield manager, and 10 years of experience as a senior communications specialist for the State of Michigan. 


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration | Grace College 

Notable Projects

Bagley Forest Property, LLC (27 Construction Jobs, 30 Permanent, $8M in Capital Investment)

220 West Congress Brownfield Redevelopment Project (40 Construction Jobs, 75 Permanent Jobs, $6.8M Capital Investment)

Favorite Part of Living in West Michigan

As a new resident to West Michigan, Ayesha still has plenty to experience in our region. She was drawn to the area, however, due to the growth and the vast array of opportunities it has to offer. She enjoys the vibrant community, and the unique balance between “city life” and “small-town feel.” 

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