Inside Track

Inside Track: Bridging the opportunity gap

Executive director of the Hispanic chamber aims to apply international experience to open doors for Latino students, businesses.

June 2, 2017

Inside Track: Drive for change fuels Ley

Wanting more out of life, Better Drinking Culture CEO immersed himself in beer culture to help him land current job.

May 26, 2017

Inside Track: Paying it forward

A recovered drug addict and former Mel Trotter resident, Smashburger GM helps men get life back on track.

May 19, 2017

Inside Track: Dentist seizes business opportunity

John Bruinsma’s passion for patient care led him to create herbal suckers that battle tooth decay.

May 12, 2017

Inside Track: Trials prepare attorney for dual career

Elizabeth Rosario went from being a single mom at 14 and dropping out of high school to founding tax business and law firm.

May 5, 2017

Inside Track: Overseas work helps CSO grow

Entering college unsure of career path, Owen-Ames-Kimball’s Josh Szymanski landed on civil engineering and hasn’t looked back.

April 28, 2017

Inside Track: An environmentalist at heart

Beginning with collecting thrown-out pop cans at an early age, Bill Wood never envisioned a career in environmentalism.

April 21, 2017

Inside Track: Breuker has a ‘servant’s heart’

Holland Home CEO began nursing career on a dare.

April 14, 2017

Inside Track: Hair stylist follows her dream

Owner of JoJo’s House of Beauty creates a diverse salon where everyone is welcome, prioritized and celebrated.

April 7, 2017

Inside Track: Putting his mark on Grand Rapids

Architect Isaac Norris strives to innovate and change perception of local neighborhoods.

March 31, 2017