Inside Track

Inside Track: Shires relishes role in expanding city’s culture

Little pieces of history nudged the new executive director toward Holland Museum.

December 13, 2013

Inside Track: Siebert’s heart is in homes and people who build them

A family legacy in home construction put Emily Siebert on the path toward leading the home builders association.

December 6, 2013

Inside Track: Hope professor spends sabbatical as intern

Ryan McFall, computer science department chair, is keeping pace with new technology at OST.

November 29, 2013

Inside Track: Darcie helps everyone understand beer better

Out of a job and unsure of his next steps, Ben Darcie turned to an old friend: beer.

November 22, 2013

Inside Track: New job is a turnaround for this turnaround guy

This time, Bill Manns’ new job — president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s — does not involve a turnaround.

November 15, 2013

Inside Track: Hoffius touts value of ‘fresh eyes’ in community planning process

Dirk Hoffius had a vision for the Grand River and downtown that took 20 years to come to fruition.

November 8, 2013

Inside Track: Banking and bikes are center of Bracken’s priorities

Establishing Elves & More West Michigan and helping form Grand River Bank keep Liz Bracken engaged in the community.

November 1, 2013

Inside Track: Energy and drive propel San Juan Diego principal forward

Manuel Brenes rides herd on Latino students to help them reach their full potential.

October 25, 2013

Inside Track: Interior design career is something of an odyssey

Marissa Iacovoni left Grand Rapids after high school but dreams of returning to start her own hospitality commercial firm.

October 18, 2013

Inside Track: Robinson likes being able to change lives

Jamiel Robinson stays active mentoring Grand Rapids' youth and local black business owners.

October 11, 2013