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Business Journal names Top Women Owned Business finalists

January 23, 2017
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Rhonda Kallman
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Twenty-nine of the top women-owned businesses in the region will be the featured guests at a celebration of female entrepreneurs on March 15.

The 29 finalists are part of the Grand Rapids Business Journal’s Top Women Owned Businesses: A Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs luncheon at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids.

The luncheon is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Rhonda Kallman, the former founding partner and EVP of Boston Beer Co. — brewer of Samuel Adams — will be the keynote speaker. She is the Founder and CEO of Boston Harbor Distillery and is known within the beverage industry as “The Queen of Beer.” She has been recognized by Draft Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Innovators” in the beer industry.

The 29 finalists are separated into categories based on annual revenue.

$0-$1.49 million in revenue

Dr. Valencia Agnew, owner of Adolescent & Family Behavioral Health Services

Robyn Allison, owner of The Rental Company

Carol Chase/April Hulst, partners at Chase Bylenga Hulst PLLC

Kathy Dennison Adrianse, owner/broker of Lighthouse Property Management

Kristin Ekkens, founder/owner of C3 Consulting LLC

Sandi Frost Steensma, president/principal consultant of Kennari Consulting

Floriza Genautis, CEO of Management Business Solutions

Tracy George, managing member of Floral Ave Promo

Beth Kelly, managing partner of HR Collaborative

Veronica Kirin, owner of GreenCup

Rhoda Kreuzer, president of Partners in Action Inc.

Catherine Lazarock, founder of Symplicity Communications Inc.

Mercedes Lopez-Duran, owner of El Granjero Mexican Grill

Lindsay Rademacher, holistic and sports chiropractor/owner of Balanced 4 Life Chiro Wellness Center

Kristin Revere, co-owner of Gold Coast Doulas LLC

Elizabeth Rosario, owner/attorney of Grand Rapids Law Group PLLC

Amy Ruis, owner/co-owner of Art of the Table and Aperitivo

Mary Ann Sabo, president of Sabo PR

Sandra Slager, president of Walters Seed Company

Jennifer Sowers, owner/optometrist of Caledonia Vision Center

Sheila VanZile, owner of Watermark Insurance Services

Beverly Wall, CEO of Languages International Inc.

Leandra Williams, owner of Stingray Advisory Group LLC

$1.5 million to $3.99 million in revenue

Sara Knoester, president of Mixed Staffing & Recruiting

Kelly Larson, owner/president of Sweet Temptations, Fortino’s, The Front Porch, Skoops, Temptations

Gricelda Mata, owner/president of Lindo Mexico Restaurant Inc.

Kelly Rossman-McKinney, CEO/principal of Truscott Rossman

Karen Scarpino, president of Promotional Impact/Green Giftz

Ann Vidro/Menda Wright, co-owners of Creative Studio Promotions

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