Inside Track

Inside Track: Moving up the ladder

Mike Mitchell, executive director of the American Red Cross of West Michigan, started as a volunteer shortly after 9/11.

December 8, 2017

Inside Track: Social entrepreneur wears many hats

Engineer, psychologist, activist Dr. Mira Krishnan blends drive for helping underserved with problem-solving skills.

December 1, 2017

Inside Track: Best of both worlds

Entrepreneurship helps Megan Odegaard grow in her day job as an assurance manager for accounting firm.

November 24, 2017

Inside Track: Impacting communities through business

President of Cascade Business Team believes in power of business for social change.

November 17, 2017

Inside Track: Enriching the culture of Grand Rapids

After 33 years with Calvin College, Michael Van Denend looks to make city ‘globally astute’ as executive director of World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

November 10, 2017

Inside Track: Matthews’ message is clear: ‘Live with art’

Grand Valley State University director of galleries and collections approaches 20 years acquiring art for public good.

November 3, 2017

Inside Track: Learning from defeat

Owner of The Mitten Brewing Co. has no regrets after leaving music career to open brewery.

October 27, 2017

Inside Track: Turning passion into vocation

Grand Rapids designer values mentorship and client relationships.

October 20, 2017

Inside Track: And he still isn’t done

Executive director of Alano Club uses personal experience with drug abuse to help those in need of sobriety.

October 13, 2017

Inside Track: YWCA leader ‘moved by survivors’

In first six months of CEO role, Charisse Mitchell puts passion for human development at the forefront.

October 6, 2017