Andra Rush is founder, chair and CEO of the Rush Group of Companies, including Dakkota Integrated Systems, Detroit Manufacturing Systems and Rush Trucking. Rush Group specializes in component manufacturing, complex assembly and sequencing, supply chain management, logistics and freight distribution for global brands, and employs nearly 3,000 team members. It is one of the largest Native American and woman-owned enterprises in the U.S.
Rush’s mission is to create profitable and sustainable job opportunities in underrepresented communities. She also is an active member of business and charitable organizations, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Business Leaders for Michigan, Detroit Economic Club, Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit Workforce Board, Downtown Detroit Partnership, United Way of Michigan and Women Presidents’ Organization.