Inside Track

Inside Track: Driven to find new opportunities and to discover ‘what’s next’

Tom Welch, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank Western Michigan, believes growth is a mindset.

March 6, 2015

Inside Track: Wieland is passionate about trash

Kent County’s manager of Resource Recovery & Recycling doesn’t want landfills to become our environmental legacy.

February 27, 2015

Inside Track: New symphony conductor thinks Grand Rapids pops

Bob Bernhardt, who also has roles with the Louisville and Chattanooga symphonies, was drawn to GR by its vibrant atmosphere.

February 20, 2015

Inside Track: Taking risks for a legacy of hope

The YWCA’s programs for victims of sexual assault, abuse and domestic violence have engaged Carla Blinkhorn for 30 years.

February 13, 2015

Inside Track: Integrity goes a long way

Former golf pro Brad Rosely uses his golf mindset to make over West Michigan commercial real estate.

February 6, 2015

Inside Track: Transition from food to beer started early for Crank

Jim Crank is happy to have joined the craft brewing scene; now he’s looking for more space in Grand Rapids.

January 30, 2015

Inside Track: Powered by challenges

Before joining Norris, Perné & French, Lon Swartzentruber helped a school system secure its financial future.

January 23, 2015

Inside Track: Boileau foresees dynamic growth ahead

A short-lived career in journalism after college led Randy Boileau into the finance industry and the field of communications.

January 16, 2015

Inside Track: Webster whips up ingredients for successful business

Community involvement and customer service are key ingredients for Second Floor Bakery owner.

January 9, 2015

Inside Track: Andy DeBraber helps others find their voices

Journalistic, religious and advocacy roots led Heartside Ministry director into nonprofits.

January 2, 2015