Inside Track

Inside Track: A passion for sports

For 10 years, West Michigan Sports Commission president has helped region become a go-to destination for youth, amateur sports.

March 16, 2018

Inside Track: Crafting a better cocktail scene

Reserve’s Adam Fortuna uses bartending experience in Seattle to expand offerings in native Grand Rapids.

March 9, 2018

Inside Track: An epigenetics pioneer

Peter Jones’ early research leads to change in standard of care for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome.

March 2, 2018

Inside Track: Female empowerment is Gaddy’s mission

Women’s Resource Center CEO uses diverse background to help women renew their lives.

February 23, 2018

Inside Track: A love of language

Former ballet dancer turns to sign language interpretation to help deaf students communicate.

February 16, 2018

Inside Track: Problem-solver pedigree

Earning reputation as ‘fix-it guy,’ Jack Johnson helps bring advanced energy to companies big and small.

February 9, 2018

Inside Track: Striving for inclusion

Executive director of Grand Rapids Pride Center uses leadership skills learned from first job to empower LGBTQ community.

February 2, 2018

Inside Track: Juggling school, sports and startup comes up aces

At 20 years old, Grand Valley student-athlete Katarina Samardzija is growing athleisure startup with pitch competition wins.

January 26, 2018

Inside Track: Ambition drives Jbara

A penchant for turning ‘no’ into ‘yes’ helped president/owner bring professional basketball to Grand Rapids.

January 19, 2018

Inside Track: Efficiency drives innovation

President of SalesPad uses emerging technology to increase productivity in every step of career.

January 12, 2018