Rachel Watson is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers small business, law, HR, diversity, higher education, marketing, PR and advertising, the lakeshore and arts and entertainment. She also is the staff researcher who compiles the weekly lists. Email Rachel at rachelw at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelWatson86
Customized Workplace English classes aim to help employees with low literacy reach job security, advancement.
The Literacy Center of West Michigan realized 16 years ago that the workforce was full of employees with untapped leadership potential: those who struggle with literacy. Read More
Michigan joins 16 other states in allowing Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, which reduce estate tax liability.
For wealthy individuals and those in high-risk professions, asset protection and estate tax avoidance in Michigan just got a bit easier. Read More
Kellogg Foundation fellows conclude year of qualitative study on race, gender and leadership.
Shannon Cohen and Pat Sosa VerDuin want women of color in the West Michigan business community to been seen and heard. Read More
Six West Michigan attorneys have been named winners of a statewide legal publication’s annual award for lawyers. Read More