Michael Ford II

Michael Ford II

Author | Blogger | Dynamic Speaker

Saginaw, Michigan Area
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Michael Ford II's Overview

  • Driver at FedEx
  • Clerk at The State of Michigan

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Michael Ford II's Summary

I have held a few different roles at The Dow Chemical Company, my present employer. I am currently a Grinder Operator.

I am an avid writer and blogger. My goal for my time with The Dow Chemical Company is to continue to progress and hopefully land an opportunity to write for the company.

My dream is to become a world-renowned author and highly sought-after speaker. I want to help others reach beyond their present circumstances and fulfill the true desires of their heart.

My first effort toward this dream comes in the form of my debut novel, "So You Have a Dream...Now What?" which was published in September 2011.

My book, endorsed by bestselling author, Dan Miller (48 days to the Work You Love), will challenge men to pursue their dreams instead of simply dreaming about them.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Be blessed,

Michael Ford II

Michael Ford II's Experience

Grinder Operator

The Dow Chemical Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DOW; Chemicals industry

January 2014Present (9 months) Midland, Michigan

Feed pulp into grinders for transfer to reactors.
Know and adhere to cGMP standards for quality.
Order supplies and pulp to maintain warehouse inventory.
Responsible for shipping of finished goods on a daily basis.
Assist packaging department by loading/unloading trailers.
Operate a fork truck daily.
Provide troubleshooting/maintenance for various plant machinery.


The Official Site of Michael Ford II

2011April 2014 (3 years) Saginaw, Michigan

Author of "So, You Have a Dream...Now What?"


Dow Chemical

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DOW; Chemicals industry

June 2012January 2014 (1 year 8 months) Midland, MI

In this role, I am responsible for packaging expensive liquid material that is used for highly-sensitive electronics. I handle clean-room activities as well as shipping responsibilities, including: reading detailed shipping papers, boxing the product, applying labels, and driving a fork truck.

Lab Technician

Dow Chemical

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DOW; Chemicals industry

February 2010July 2012 (2 years 6 months) Midland, MI

This is my current job; not my final position.

Trust me.



Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FDX; Package/Freight Delivery industry

August 2002March 2008 (5 years 8 months)


Delivering various time-sensitive packages to residences and businesses, completing paperwork, organizing routes, handling financial transactions, and interacting with customers on a face-to-face level.

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

February 1999March 2001 (2 years 2 months)

Typing, handling financial transactions, general customer service, working quickly to assist customers with a variety of concerns.

Michael Ford II's Publications

  • So, You Have a Dream...Now What?

    • October 16, 2011
    Authors: Michael Ford II

    "So You Have a Dream...Now What" is guaranteed to inspire dreamers to the next level of dream fulfillment. Filled with biblical wisdom as well as down-to-earth practicality, this book is simple enough for a ten-year-old, yet profound enough for adults.

Michael Ford II's Skills & Expertise

  1. self-starter, self-motivated, interpersonal skills, communication, leadership
  2. typing, Microsoft applications, bringing people together, solving issues
  3. Motivational Speaking
  4. Ghostwriting
  5. Public Speaking
  6. Leadership Development
  7. Coaching
  8. Customer Service
  9. Fundraising
  10. Strategic Planning
  11. Community Outreach
  12. Public Relations
  13. Event Planning
  14. Microsoft Office
  15. Social Skills
  16. Problem Solving
  17. Communication
  18. Leadership
  19. Team Leadership
  20. Entrepreneurship
  21. Management
  22. Team Building
  23. Training
  24. Customer Satisfaction
  25. Social Media Marketing
  26. Social Media
  27. Marketing
  28. Budgets
  29. Organizational Development
  30. Editing
  31. Facebook
  32. Social Networking
  33. Microsoft Word
  34. Strategic Communications
  35. Microsoft Excel
  36. PowerPoint
  37. Blogging
  38. Corporate Communications
  39. Internal Communications
  40. English
  41. Inventory Management

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Michael Ford II's Education

Saginaw Valley State University

N/A, Business Administration


Bridgeport High School


Handley Elementary


Michael Ford II's Additional Information


Writing, singing, reading, playing basketball, and playing video games.

Groups and Associations:

Great Lakes Bay Region African American Leadership Institute 818 Business Development Group

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