“An Initiative of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson” Oakland Next was created to focus on the next generation of leaders in Oakland County through a branding campaign designed to highlight and retain the human capital so important to the county’s future. Giving a voice to “Oakland’s next ___________” – the blank could include Oakland’s next leader, change maker, professional or volunteer.
Oakland Next – a collection of successful Oakland County
entrepreneurs, business and community leaders – is cultivating the next
generation of talent to help meet the increasing needs of Oakland County
employers. Through a series of face-to-face meetings and career events
with high school students, Oakland Next is energizing and informing
these future leaders about the rewarding and high paying job
opportunities they never knew existed that await them in Oakland