MI-11: Haley Stevens (D)

About the District

Campaign Website

About Haley: 

Haley Stevens is the daughter of Jim and Maria. Her parents met at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan and after graduating they started a small landscaping company located in Utica, Michigan.

Haley’s mother Maria Marcotte spent her career breaking through glass ceilings. She is an accomplished business executive and a former CEO of a successful marketing agency who now serves on the company’s board. She is also a talented wood carver and oil painter and serves as board chair of the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC).

After selling the landscape business, Haley’s dad went on to become a public school teacher in the city of Detroit for the last 12 years of his career. He is now proudly retired and active in Kiwanis and Chamber organizations around Troy, Rochester, and Shelby Township — and still doing landscape design on the side

Growing up in an entrepreneurial home, self-determination, fiscal responsibility and hard work was a way of life instilled in Haley from a young age. As a child, Haley had a love for history and became a teenager active in public service and volunteering. It is a dedication to serving others that she has carried into her career.

Notably, Haley served as chief of staff on the Auto Rescue which helped return the auto industry to financial stability and saved over 200,000 Michigan jobs. She has spent her career in economic and workforce development, creating jobs and bringing economic opportunity to communities throughout the Midwest.

Most recently she led a job training program and created the country’s first online certification program for digital manufacturing, which is already changing lives. She has led innovation programs across the country, helping small and medium-sized manufacturers grow. Haley is a frequent speaker on job creation by way of harnessing new technology. She launched a STEM education program which has exposed over 200 middle and high school students to digital manufacturing concepts and processes with hands-on teaching.

Earlier in her career, Haley played a key role in setting up two federal offices critical in creating and retaining Michigan jobs: The Office of Recovery for Automotive Communities and Workers and the White House Office of Manufacturing Policy. She also served as a policy advisor in the Economic Development Administration, where she helped create advanced manufacturing job opportunities located around southeastern Michigan.

Haley was born and raised in Oakland County where she graduated from Seaholm High School. She earned a master’s degree in social policy and philosophy and a bachelor’s degree in political science from American University with honors and distinction. Haley is a woman of faith and a member of Kensington Church in Troy.

The biographical information above was sourced from the campaign website; see link above for more information.

In The News

Health

Voting

Michigan

Independent Redistricting Off to Rocky Start in Michigan
In The States
Independent Redistricting Off to Rocky Start in Michigan
April 22, 2021
by Dan McCue

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan's first-ever, independent citizens redistricting commission got off to a rocky start earlier this month after its decision to hire an alleged Democratic activist as an advisor inspired a strong backlash from the state’s Republican party. The commission, which is responsible for redrawing... Read More

Whitmer Signs Order Establishing Michigan Forensic Science Task Force
In The States
Whitmer Signs Order Establishing Michigan Forensic Science Task Force
April 2, 2021
by Reece Nations

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday instituting a forensic science task force as an advisory body within the Michigan Department of State Police.  The task force’s role will be to provide recommendations to improve the use of forensics as a... Read More

Once the Mainstream Model, Michigan GOP Embraces Right Wing
In The States
Once the Mainstream Model, Michigan GOP Embraces Right Wing

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Josh Venable, a longtime Michigan GOP operative and chief of staff to former U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, can trace the arc of the state's Republican Party clearly."This was the state where to be Republican was defined by Gerald Ford and George... Read More

Michigan House GOP Unveils Rebuttal to Whitmer’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan
State News
Michigan House GOP Unveils Rebuttal to Whitmer’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan
January 27, 2021
by Reece Nations

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan House Appropriations Committee Chairman Thomas Albert announced Republicans’ rebuttal to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed COVID-19 recovery plan.  The House Republicans’ plan would provide roughly $3.5 billion in federal and state funds for employers, families, schools and vaccine distribution, according to a statement... Read More

Whitmer Signs Bipartisan State Jail Reform Package
State News
Whitmer Signs Bipartisan State Jail Reform Package
January 5, 2021
by Reece Nations

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a comprehensive package of criminal justice reform bills Monday that stemmed from policy recommendations by the Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration.  The year-long study from key stakeholders and criminal justice experts that led to... Read More

Whitmer Signs $106 Million Bipartisan Relief Bill
State News
Whitmer Signs $106 Million Bipartisan Relief Bill
January 4, 2021
by Sean Trambley

LANSING, Mich. – This week, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the bipartisan relief bill that the legislature passed after she urged them to provide support for Michigan families, frontline workers, and small businesses.  The relief bill includes $55 million to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19.... Read More

News From The Well
scroll top