Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers health care, economic development, higher education, startups, human resources and lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14

ARTICLES

Startup develops platform for golf instruction

December 22, 2014
A startup is helping golfers improve their games. Read More

Grant fuels The Geek Group’s CNC programming

Haas Foundation contributes $50K that results in 10-week machining course.

December 19, 2014
A Grand Rapids-based makerspace is adding to its educational programming with the launch of a new CNC training course in January. Read More

Economic outlook rosy for West Michigan

Experts are especially pleased with diversity of region’s economy.

December 19, 2014
With collaboration and a diversified economy fueling West Michigan’s growth, the future of the region looks bright amid familiar challenges. Read More

Study examines employee satisfaction

It also reveals that most employers don’t understand their employees.

December 19, 2014
A new study looks at why a large portion of employees in the U.S. are only somewhat engaged and satisfied with their work environment. Read More

Student-run portfolio outperforms S&P 500

December 18, 2014
An investment portfolio run by a group of university students has outperformed the S&P 500 index this semester — and for “several years.” Read More

Start Garden invests $20K more in app

December 18, 2014
A startup bridging the communication gap between local businesses and their customers has secured another $20,000 in funding from Start Garden. Read More

Businesses share $1.3M for worker training

December 18, 2014
More than 30 companies in the region have received state approval for grant funding to enhance the skills of their current and future workforces. Read More

GRCC names provost

December 15, 2014
The new provost at Grand Rapids Community College is an experienced administrator and educator. Read More

Holland Museum makes cuts, faces closure

Failed millage proposal leaves the facility’s future uncertain.

December 12, 2014
To keep the Holland Museum’s doors from closing permanently, the organization is hoping to gain community support as it enters a restructuring phase. Read More

Autocam Medical expands its presence

Acquisition of Tennessee firm should bring combined 2015 revenues to $100M.

December 12, 2014
A Grand Rapids-based medical device company is looking to expand into the contract/manufacturing market by adding to its customer base with the acquisition of a Tennessee-based manufacturer. Read More