Inside Track

Inside Track: Schuil finds specialty coffee industry to her taste

Leaving behind a career in the finance industry, Greta Schuil helped take her parents’ company to a new level.

November 21, 2014

Inside Track: Still in charge and going places

Adversity has never stopped Bridgett Tubbs-Carlon, the founder of the highly successful AppleTree Learning Centers.

November 14, 2014

Inside Track: Restaurant business is a family affair for Chang

Lisa Change came to Grand Rapids to pursue a culinary degree but instead decided to open her own restaurant.

November 7, 2014

Inside Track: ‘Commitment is the foundation of a good life’

John Wolohan, Guiding Light’s substance abuse program administrator, is a successful product of the nonprofit’s efforts.

October 31, 2014

Inside Track: Troy Yarbrough is happiest when he’s building something

The CEO of Preferred Construction Group promotes mentorship within the industry.

October 24, 2014

Inside Track: Perseverance trumps upbringing for Blackford Capital director

Jeff Helminski experienced being poor as a youngster and decided that would not be his lot in life.

October 17, 2014

Inside Track: A recovering workaholic with strong communication skills

Bethany Weaver, the young CEO of Legal Copy Services, tries not to draw attention to her age.

October 10, 2014

Inside Track: Event planner responds to clients' needs for PR

Jessica Ann Tyson recently transitioned her company into a full-service public relations firm.

October 3, 2014

Inside Track: Chef turns his focus to teaching life skills to local youths

Tommy Fitzgerald’s eyes were opened to the importance of community at a very young age.

September 26, 2014

Inside Track: Judo inspires Grand Rapids lawyer in and out of court

Eric Richards went to law school by default after being unable to get a job with a history degree.

September 19, 2014