Inside Track

Inside Track: Hollywood talent uses improv to heal grief

Actor Bart Sumner founded a nonprofit to help others who have suffered the loss of a loved one.

October 2, 2015

Inside Track: Friis-Hansen is no chicken when it comes to world of art

Grand Rapids Art Museum director finds something ‘unique and different’ about the city and its commitment to creativity.

September 25, 2015

Inside Track: Supinski finds people component essential

The career of Emerge West Michigan’s director has evolved in an entrepreneurial fashion.

September 18, 2015

Inside Track: Cuellar puts the focus squarely on education

The owner of Primera Plastics not only invests in his business, he invests in his employees and their children, as well.

September 11, 2015

Inside Track: ‘Car guy’ builds on entrepreneurial background

John Hoekstra has made a business of connecting sellers and buyers of investment-grade collectible cars.

September 4, 2015

Inside Track: Cohen helps organizations in their time of need

Consultant strives to bring the best of herself to someone else’s battle.

August 28, 2015

Inside Track: A calling to work with children and youth

Jim Paparella, the new head of D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s, says Kent is not like any other county in Michigan.

August 21, 2015

Inside Track: Creating meaningful public spaces for everyone

As Grand Rapids’ new Parks & Rec director, David Marquardt wants to be thoughtful about where funds will be spent.

August 14, 2015

Inside Track: Blue-collar housing and strong work ethic are nice fit

John Bitely’s ‘never give up’ farmer’s mindset saw his Sable Homes through the Great Recession.

August 7, 2015

Inside Track: Coaching the basics on and off the court

Jim McGannon’s youth sports organization focuses on the kids and learning athletic skills, rather than on competition.

July 31, 2015