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

West Michigan companies rank on Fortune 500

June 30, 2015
Four West Michigan companies are standing among the nation’s Fortune 500. Read More

Software maker closes $4.6M in funding

June 29, 2015
A maker of IT management software has closed a $4.6-million Series A round to fund product development, growing demand and international operations. Read More

Cornerstone University names EVP of academics

June 29, 2015
A man with more than 28 years of experience in higher education is the new executive vice president for academics at Cornerstone University and dean of its Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Read More

First & Main brings small town vibe to senior communities

The assisted living and memory care complex in Wyoming is the first of many that are planned.

June 26, 2015
An assisted living and memory care community anticipated to open this fall will not only provide clinical care, but also main street amenities and technology. Read More

Research center seen as catalyst

Economic impact will create ripple effect lasting for years.

June 26, 2015
As the second research center in the downtown Grand Rapids area, the impact of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine’s new facility could create a ripple effect of economic activity. Read More

Enriching older adult lives through technology

Programs aim to help seniors interact, communicate and learn.

June 26, 2015
Organizations serving older adults are leveraging technology and innovative programs to change how people age and provide life-enriching experiences to seniors. Read More

Provider reduces burden of family caregiving

Studies indicate caregivers are suffering from lost productivity and wages.

June 26, 2015
As the economic impact of unpaid family caregivers increases in the United States, an in-home provider serving the Greater Grand Rapids area is looking to reduce the burden and stress of providing care to family members. Read More

Preschool franchise opens location

June 26, 2015
A preschool franchise known for teaching children through a play-based curriculum is opening its second location in the market. Read More

Microwaveable bowl wins 5x5 Night

June 25, 2015
An experienced pitch competitor won the first re-booted 5x5 Night. Read More

Food maker invests $10.7M in expansion

June 24, 2015
A maker of baked goods and snacks is planning a $10.7-million expansion in the area that's expected to create at least 91 jobs. Read More