ARTICLES

Beverly Wall translates entrepreneurship

January 27, 2015
Beverly Wall lives in two cultures as CEO and owner of Languages International: the culture of business and the culture of international communications. Read More

Peaches McCahill spreads corporate wellness

January 27, 2015
For more than 25 years, Peaches McCahill has demonstrated leadership in the field of sports, fitness and wellness. Read More

Meg Goebel serves community

January 13, 2015
In 1994, Meg Goebel decided to purchase her father’s insurance agency and has never looked back. Read More

Elizabeth Joy Fossel advocates for diversity

January 13, 2015
In 2011, Varnum appointed Elizabeth Joy Fossel its first diversity and inclusion counsel — a position that has led her to foster greater inclusiveness throughout West Michigan and enhance understanding of the value of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, ethnicities and experiences. Read More

Janet Mason leads off camera

December 30, 2014
Among her many notable achievements, Janet Mason can point to successfully leading the charge to transform Grand Rapids’ local ABC affiliate, WZZM TV 13, into a buzzing multi-media operation designed for the digital era. Read More

Jane Gietzen develops IS team

December 30, 2014
As Spectrum Health’s information services department has grown, so too has Jane Gietzen’s role in leading and developing a team that runs a host of daily business functions. Read More

Floriza Genautis recruits growth

December 16, 2014
Floriza Genautis is the principal and founder of Management Business Solutions, a Grand Rapids-based firm providing customized solutions for staffing and recruiting. Read More

Sandra Frost Steensma counsels nonprofits

December 16, 2014
Sandra Frost Steensma is president and founder of Parrish Consulting, a nonprofit consulting business specializing in annual fundraising, capacity building and endowment fundraising. Read More

Denise Kolesar produces expos for women

December 2, 2014
When Denise Kolesar started her own expo business in 1998, she had little idea that 16 years later she’d be running five annual women-centered events, covering the West Michigan and mid-Michigan markets. Read More

Diana Sieger stewards community endowment

December 2, 2014
For nearly 27 years, Diana Sieger has led, served and fostered philanthropic and community initiatives in Kent County as president of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Read More