Inside Track

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

Inside Track: Amenta creates his destiny with site-specific projects

Artist and teacher Paul Amenta has found his passion: filling empty, unused buildings with temporary art exhibits.

October 4, 2013

Inside Track: No stranger to change

Paul Brand, the new executive vice president of Alliance for Health, knows the U.S. health care system must be transformed.

September 27, 2013

Inside Track: World traveler invests in city’s urban neighborhoods

Shayne Malone chose residential real estate as the logical opportunity when he started his own business, Malone Development.

September 20, 2013

Inside Track: Making certain all young girls can see the possibilities

Gloria Lara finds her challenge in bringing Girl Scouts to new populations where it is not a tradition.

September 13, 2013

Inside Track: Gillespie’s crowning achievement: businesses supporting each other

African-American entrepreneur looks to make a difference in Grand Rapids’ minority business scene.

September 6, 2013

Inside Track: Mark Frost helps connect students to future careers

Leading West Michigan businesses cast their lot with GRPS Center of Innovation job-readiness program.

August 30, 2013

Inside Track: Lifelong career reflects growing interest in Oriental medicine

Craig Houchen came to Grand Rapids eight years ago to practice acupuncture at the Wege Institute for Mind, Body and Spirit.

August 23, 2013