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 secures $23K in services

July 29, 2014
Recognizing the growth potential of a startup’s approach to keeping it local through its gift-giving platform, a regional economic development nonprofit has awarded it $23,650 in services. Read More

Indiana bank expands West Michigan holdings with $88.2M acquisition

July 28, 2014
An Evansville, Ind. financial services holding company is continuing its expansion strategy into Michigan with the pending $88.2-million acquisition of a Grand Rapids-based banking organization. Read More

Amway expands on the Nutrilite story

July 28, 2014
A global brand of vitamins and dietary supplements is celebrating its 80th anniversary with the second edition of an ebook chronicling the journey of its founder, product development and global manufacturing expansion. Read More

Health system enters new lakeshore market

July 28, 2014
A health system has expanded into a new lakeshore market. Read More

Downtown Battle Creek shows support for future retailers

New program will subsidize rent while businesses get up and running.

July 25, 2014
Retail entrepreneurs and business owners looking to set up shop in downtown Battle Creek may be eligible for financial support with a new acceleration program. Read More

Muskegon's leisure and hospitality sector drives economic activity

Breweries, restaurants and shopping are reviving the tourism trade.

July 25, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Downtown Muskegon, once known as an industrial town, has shed its former image to become a vibrant destination. Read More

Form 5500 is late? That's $1,100 per day

Employers face Thursday deadline for employee benefits plans.

July 25, 2014
The annual deadline to file a report with the Department of Labor concerning retirement, health and welfare plans is quickly approaching for employers operating on the calendar year. Read More

Grand Haven launches business assistance program

MSDDA has mentors willing to work with new and established businesses.

July 25, 2014
Skilled professionals are volunteering their time to help business owners develop and grow their operations in downtown Grand Haven. Read More

Mercy Health Saint Mary's has two new weapons against HAIs

July 25, 2014
Patients can thank two behind-the-scenes, germ-fighting robots for added protection against hospital-acquired infections at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital. Read More

Health system names chief medical officer

July 24, 2014
The president of a health system’s physician group is taking on an additional role as chief medical officer of the system. Read More