Laura Sigmon - Faculty - Business Management

Laura Sigmon has nearly two decades of corporate management experience with demonstrated abilities to anticipate and capitalize on market trends. Her career accomplishments are steeped in her ability to identify profit potential, and position business units or segments to maximize market share.

Laura acquired her management experience by managing business units for FedEx National, USF Holland and United Parcel Services (UPS). She has strong management oversight as a change agent including strategic planning, human resources management, capital improvement, budget/finance and sourcing. She had devoted her entrepreneurial pursuits to developing and growing small businesses throughout the State of Michigan. She has successfully helped to launch and expand more than 50 small businesses in Metro Detroit.

Laura holds an MBA in Business Administration with special concentration on her under graduate degree in Management and Organizational Development.

Mrs. Sigmon launched in 2008 Best Practices Consulting Services, LLC (BPCS) a consulting firm designed to partner with small businesses seeking direction in business planning, business development, marketing, and government contracting. BPCS has a team of four veteran consultants each maintaining successful partnerships in both for-profit and non-profit areas of interest, working to expand market share and sustainable profitability.

She is an adjunct instructor at Mott Community College, in Flint, Michigan where she teaches Small Business Management, Principles of Management, Strategic Marketing, Business Leadership and Introduction to Business.

Laura Sigmon trains small business owners through an economic development program in the city of Detroit and Flint, MI. She’s also a Marketing Technical Assistance provider for ProsperUS Detroit and Motor City Match, Detroit, MI.

Past Appointments

Advisory Board Member, Baker College, Allen Park, MI
Vice President, Rosedale Park Community Development Corp, Detroit, MI
Advisory Board Member, Bivens Transportation, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Board Secretary, Detroit Black Chamber of Commerce, Detroit, MI

Current Offices

President & CEO
Best Practices Consulting Services
Board President
Church of the Messiah
Housing Corporation
Board Secretary
Courageous Incorporated
Advisory Board Member
C.O.L.O.R.S. Detroit