Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick was a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who most recently covered banking and finance, city government, economic development, higher education and the lakeshore.


Economic development nonprofit names VP

May 10, 2016
A woman with more than 15 years of experience in economic development at the local and state levels is a new vice president at an economic development nonprofit in the region. Read More

College names director of endowed and planned giving

April 29, 2016
A woman with more than 18 years of nonprofit experience is the new director of endowed and planned giving at a local college. Read More

Chamber names Entrepreneurs of Excellence

April 18, 2016
An event celebrating business leaders' entrepreneurial spirit is coming to the lakeshore next week. Read More

A tale of two economic engines

GVSU revisits 70-year-old study that compares GR and Flint’s civic well-being.

April 15, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Size does matter when it comes to business environment and the relationship it has with civic well-being and social capital. Read More

Inside Track: Preserving a historical legacy

Rachel Lee, director of East Hills Council of Neighbors, has a passion for the neighborhood she also calls home.

April 15, 2016
The director at the East Hills Council of Neighbors sees the importance of preserving historical and architectural character during neighborhood revitalization. Read More

City officials give green light to CID, NEZ requests

Expanded Madison Square CID will now include 827 parcels.

April 15, 2016
City commissioners have approved three requests supporting investment and development in Grand Rapids. Read More

Bank makes acquisition

April 15, 2016
A pair of community banks in the region are uniting to create an institution with about $440 million in assets. Read More

College names director of athletics

April 15, 2016
A woman with about 20 years of experience in college athletics is the new director of athletics at a local university. Read More

Casino begins $76M expansion

April 12, 2016
A casino in the area has hit the jackpot as it proceeds with a $76-million expansion project that will nearly double its space, add amenities and create jobs. Read More

Bank taps lemonade as teaching tool

April 8, 2016
This is a story about turning financial lemons into lemonade — and entrepreneurialism. Read More