Inside Track

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

Inside Track: Ball bounces right way for D-League president Jbara

A young man’s unlikely path leads to becoming the face of the Grand Rapids Drive.

September 12, 2014

Inside Track: Buikema has overseen a sea change at Habitat

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County’s new model involves neighborhood stabilization and revitalization.

September 5, 2014

Inside Track: Rahinsky is a Type A executive in uniform

The new Grand Rapids police chief says the job has many similarities to managing a business.

August 29, 2014

Inside Track: Sprague lives out the pro-life journey he endorses

The local Pregnancy Resource Center is one of the largest in the country with an annual budget of $2 million.

August 22, 2014

Inside Track: Millennial entrepreneur rides the wave of GR’s renaissance

Andrew Montpetit’s start-up, Thoughts You Can See, draws on his talent of expressing ideas visually.

August 15, 2014

Inside Track: Brewery Vivant is a good business and a good neighbor

Jason Spaulding learned from his experience and travels in Europe that there’s more to a brewery than making good beer.

August 8, 2014

Inside Track: Keeping aspiring entrepreneurs on track

Linda Johnson Otterbridge’s Hook a Sista Up organization provides support and teaches accountability.

August 1, 2014

Inside Track: Walker chief marks 40 years in law enforcement this year

For Catherine Garcia-Lindstrom, becoming a police officer in the 1970s meant overcoming a series of obstacles.

July 25, 2014

Inside Track: Munger gives men a chance to leave their past behind

The founder of the five-year-old Exodus Place strives to help residents find their purpose in life.

July 18, 2014