President and CEO of Savance in Livonia. Savance creates custom software, hardware, and processes to increase office efficiency in various industries. Bardocz founded the company immediately after graduating from college to create software for remote inventory management and replenishment for the McNaughton-McKay Electric Co. He had a co-op position with the company through what is now Kettering University, where he ultimately earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Savance offers several network integration services and custom software, including EIOBoard, an electronic in/out board to monitor the status of employees, and Datamiser, which collects critical plant floor data. While starting Savance and working with the company part-time, Bardocz took a position with GE Medical Systems as a senior software engineer supporting key development initiatives, database design, and project management. He has worked at Savance full time since 2003 and the company has experienced double-digit growth each year.