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

GRCC names executive director of foundation

May 26, 2015
An experienced education administrator is the new leader of the $30-million Grand Rapids Community College Foundation. Read More

Inside Track: Making waves on the lakeshore

Bringing more market-rate housing and mixed-use buildings to downtown Muskegon are two of Jonathan Seyferth’s challenges.

May 22, 2015
Jonathan Seyferth may not have planned on finding his footing in economic development, but his leadership position at Downtown Muskegon Now has helped the business community begin to rise. Read More

Muskegon launches image and marketing campaign

Nearly 15 organizations are participating in the $500K, three-year endeavor.

May 22, 2015
Nearly 15 organizations and municipalities throughout the Muskegon area have launched an image and marketing campaign to inform residents and visitors about what the area has to offer. Read More

Report says education lagging in Michigan

May 22, 2015
A nonprofit organization is taking the state to school with its campaign for new strategies and policies to improve Michigan’s public education system performance. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for 'finding employment'

May 22, 2015
Due to low unemployment rates and strong job prospects in several industries, Grand Rapids is the second-best city in the country for finding a job “right now.” Read More

Hunting app wins TechCrunch Grand Rapids Pitch-off

May 22, 2015
A company with an app-based hunting and fishing tool is headed to San Francisco this fall after landing a free booth at TechCrunch’s trade conference during a pitch competition. Read More

Board shuts down Alliance for Health

May 21, 2015
After failing to find alternative funding options despite embarking on a new strategic plan, a community health coalition’s board of directors voted this week to cease operations. Read More

Metal parts supplier invests $1M in expansion, 38 jobs

May 21, 2015
A maker of grease filters and metal roll form products is relocating its recently acquired New York-based operations to the region and pursuing new markets. Read More

Charter Capital Partners names managing director of new practice

May 20, 2015
An investment banking firm has hired a woman with 20 years of experience performing and critiquing business valuation services to lead a new practice. Read More

American Heart Association names executive director

May 19, 2015
A native Michigander with experience building awareness for the American Heart Association is the nonprofit’s new executive director in the region. Read More