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Michigan Environmental Controls co-founder to speak at Lawrence Tech Feb. 16

Release Date: February 8, 2012

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Kit Tomkow, vice president and co-founder of Michigan Environmental Controls Inc., will speak at the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5:45 p.m. in Lear Auditorium (T429) of the University Technology and Learning Center at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 W. 10 Mile, Southfield.

The event, which is scheduled to run to 6:30 p.m., is free and open to the public.

Tomkow, who earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lawrence Tech in 1990, co-founded New Hudson-based Michigan Environmental Controls (MEC) in 1994. He is a leading expert in control systems and systems integration for commercial, industrial, institutional, and educational buildings. MEC provides user-friendly building control systems that save energy and maintain comfort for the occupants.

The Entrepreneurial Lecture Series is sponsored by WWJ Newsradio 950, the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report, the Lawrence Tech chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, and the Legends entrepreneurial alumni organization.

Lawrence Technological University,, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Students benefit from small class sizes and experienced faculty who provide a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus include over 60 student groups and NAIA varsity sports.