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Ann Arbor Web Development Firm, Switchback, Signs MichBio and Learning Care Group

Leading Michigan Organizations Choose Switchback for Content Management System Overhauls.

Ann Arbor, MI, August 20, 2008 – Web development company, Switchback has recently added MichBio and Learning Care Group to their client roster. Both companies have chosen Switchback to migrate existing websites to a Drupal-based content management system (CMS).

MichBio is non-profit, statewide trade association, headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI. The organization is committed to building Michigan's life science industry into a growth engine that will drive a revitalized economy.

MichBio has contracted Switchback to completely rebuild integrate its database and CMS, as well as extend the features and usability of the website.

"Switchback offered us a comprehensive package at a price that met our needs," said Stephen Rapundalo, Ph.D., MichBio executive director. "They've done an excellent job of organizing the project and keeping it on track for an on-time launch of the new site."

Headquartered in Novi, MI, Learning Care Group, Inc. provides early education and care services to children between the ages of six weeks and 12 years under its umbrella of brands: The Children’s Courtyard, Childtime Learning Centers, La Petite Academy, Montessori Unlimited and Tutor Time Child Care / Learning Centers.

For Learning Care Group, Switchback will stabilize its current website by migrating it to Drupal, a more reliable CMS.

"These projects show the range of needs we can accommodate," says Mike Monan, co-founder of Switchback. "While both projects are large-scale, one requires a complete redevelopment of backend systems, while the other focuses on migrating existing functionality."

Since the launch of Switchback in March of this year, the company has experienced rapid growth, signing ten clients and expanding its team by four. Switchback is actively seeking experienced Drupal developers for future projects. More information can be found on their website at

About Switchback
Based in Ann Arbor, MI, Switchback, LLC ( provides small- to medium-sized organizations with the ability to update and maintain their own websites. Using a popular, open-source content management system (CMS) as a development platform, the company builds robust, highly-usable, full-featured websites that, once in place, can be managed by anyone regardless of their web design experience.

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