Entrepreneurial plunge pays off for former Pfizer employees
Dan and Samantha Ross had just built a 4,000-square-foot log cabin for themselves in Jackson County when their employer, the drug giant Pfizer Inc., announced it was closing its sprawling campus in Ann Arbor.
They could have taken another position with Pfizer in Connecticut, but they had no intention of leaving.
“I knew what I wasn’t going to do, and that was move,” said Dan Ross. So the couple took an entrepreneurial plunge. Together, they founded TransPharm Preclinical Solutions LLC, a fast-growing biotech company based in Napoleon Township, a small community in southern Jackson County.Read more