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GROW Welcomes a New COO

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 07:15
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) has been empowering West Michigan women to launch, sustain and enhance their entrepreneurial business endeavors for the past 26 years. Lead by CEO Bonnie Nawara, GROW provides training, networking opportunities and financial resources to these enterprising women. Read more...
From Belarus to Siberia to Egypt to ... Holland, Michigan? The 2016 Tulip Time Festival poster winner's path was a circuitous one, filled with obstacles and emotional hurdles. Her mother introduced her to art at a young age, providing a lifelong creative outlet for this inspirational woman. Her winning painting, "Spectacle," is a mixture of brush strokes and paint splashes that casually dance across the canvas. It is truly an original piece of art, just like its creator. Looking at the painting, you will witness the joy that is Alla Dickson. Read more...

Floriza Genautis: Determination at Its Finest.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:00
On December 15, 2015, Management Business Solutions, Inc. (MBS), a Grand Rapids-based staffing firm, announced that its principal founder and CEO, Floriza Genautis, officially offered company shares to Latoya Person, Managing Partner. In 2014, MBS employee Amy Marshall was also offered shares under the Company's 5-year Employee Ownership Plan. This move is consistent with Floriza's plan to hire future owners. Read more...

Sara Lachman: An Inspiration.

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:00
The ATHENA Young Professionals Award recognizes emerging leaders, promotes women's leadership, and honors outstanding women and men in their earlier career stages. Sara Lachman, the 2015 recipient of this prestigious award, is a civil litigator with Miller Johnson. She chairs the firm's recruiting committee, created its current mentorship program and is active in her community. She enjoys her career, her activities, her family, her world. And she walked really deep into a dark woods to get there. Read more...

Teresa Hendricks-Pitsch

Monday, 21 December 2015 08:13
Breast density matters—more than some realize, enough that one West Michigan woman and cancer survivor was driven to action. Read more...

Mina Breuker: Leadership and Service

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 00:00
From serving 20 years as a nurse and hospital administrator at Holland Hospital, to her first role at Holland Home, which she took in 1998, Mina Breuker has established a well-rounded understanding of how to lead in the health profession. Read more...

Tiffany Grubaugh: Strong Body, Strong Business

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:00
Tiffany Grubaugh translated her love of sports and desire to help people into Fitness and Sports Performance gym, where she has devoted the past four and a half years to coaching clients to achieve their goals. Read more...

Meredith Bronk Named Top Entrepreneur

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00
Recently, Inc. magazine recognized Grand Rapids' Open Systems Technologies (OST) CEO Meredith Bronk as one of the top 50 women entrepreneurs in the country, citing the company's three-year growth of $39.1 million, and 2014 revenue of $107.9 million. Read more...
The inspiration for Make Me Up Foundation, Ashley Quinn's nonprofit organization, came from helping a family friend feel beautiful during the course of her treatment for cancer. Read more...

Sara Buzzitta: Luminous Joy

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00
The work of Jenison High School art teacher Sara Buzzitta will be among more than 1,550 entries on display at the 7th ArtPrize, which is expected to draw nearly half a million visitors during its 19-day run. For Buzzitta, who recently graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design, it's all a little surreal. Read more...

 

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