Inside Track

Inside Track: Physician rebounds to restart career

Addiction specialist Sandy Dettmann turns life around after chronic illnesses had her living out of her car, struggling for her life.

January 20, 2017

Inside Track: A long, winding road

Lifetime educator, incoming Grand Rapids Community College president achieves goal after detours along the way.

January 13, 2017

Inside Track: Being his own boss

Despite limited cash flow for many years, Paul McGraw is glad he took leap to begin construction firm.

January 6, 2017

Inside Track: Sustainability is her game

Alison Waske Sutter finds ‘perfect fit’ as manager of corporate responsibility for SpartanNash after originally pursuing law degree to work for EPA.

December 30, 2016

Inside Track: From rocket scientist to number cruncher

Financial advisor specializes in helping clients with dementia obtain financial security.

December 23, 2016

Inside Track: Baking up a new career

Spelling error serves as constant reminder for former teacher who purchased aunt’s cake shop.

December 16, 2016

Inside Track: Embracing the changing landscape

Executive director of Kent District Library hopes ‘to make libraries viable for another 100 years.’

December 9, 2016

Inside Track: Marriage leads to career break

Wife’s encouragement, support gives Keith Hopkins confidence to start his own fundraising firm.

December 2, 2016

Inside Track: ‘Leading with compassion’

Dean of MSU College of Human Medicine preaches treating everybody, especially his patients, with respect.

November 25, 2016

Inside Track: Changing people’s lives

Mel Trotter CEO Dennis Van Kampen opts for career in human services after destined for law enforcement career.

November 18, 2016