Inside Track

Inside Track: Non-beer drinker Schaafsma is happy to build breweries

A timely encounter put contractor on the right path for Grand Rapids’ burgeoning beverage industry.

January 15, 2016

Inside Track: Shoveling snow uncovers a thirst for business

As owner of The Apartment Lounge, Bob Johnson maintains its welcoming atmosphere, as well as its generous philanthropy.

January 8, 2016

Inside Track: Navigating transportation and supply chain management

Les Brand focuses on finding solutions to help companies expand their distribution globally.

January 1, 2016

Inside Track: Hispanic roots and making connections build entrepreneur

Successful businessman Javier Olvera wants to serve as a business bridge to the local Hispanic community.

December 25, 2015

Inside Track: Nothing is casual about Floyd’s passion for restaurant industry

Meritage’s director of chef-casual dining has traveled the country turning operations into the best eateries they can be.

December 18, 2015

Inside Track: Gardner puts down roots for a social enterprise nonprofit

Urban Roots serves as a platform for education and empowerment through urban agriculture.

December 11, 2015

Inside Track: McGuigan has a passion for tackling the big issues

Community Foundation for Muskegon County’s president works to engage philanthropists to improve the lives of the community.

December 4, 2015

Inside Track: Barcheski understands importance of making, keeping connections

The new Senior Helpers GM can draw from experience in interior design, media sales, radio — and chocolate fountains.

November 27, 2015

Inside Track: Caldwell makes transition from photography to philanthropy

Johnson Center’s executive director has global aspirations, but a community focus.

November 20, 2015

Inside Track: Brady is a lawyer by trade, but a volunteer by choice

The managing partner of Dykema’s GR office has a hand in everything from education to mentoring to hospice.

November 13, 2015