Tim Gortsema

Tim Gortsema

Tim Gortsema is managing editor of Grand Rapids Business Journal. Email Tim at tgortsema at grbj dot com.


Manufacturing is cool (and so is beer)

September 4, 2015
Five years ago, Grand Rapids Business Journal rarely mentioned craft beer in its pages, and then usually only as an afterthought. Now there is a reporter assigned to cover the beat, Pat Evans, who frequently appears on television for segments with partner station WZZM TV13 and has written a book on beer in Grand Rapids (“Grand Rapids Beer: An Intoxicating History of River City Brewing”). Read More

GR Family Magazine ceases publication

Gemini Publications rolls out last edition of highly decorated Grand Rapids Family Magazine.

August 21, 2015
A nationally acclaimed family and parenting publication based in Grand Rapids has produced its last issue. Read More

Business Journal names Top Women Owned Businesses

March 5, 2015
The cream of the region’s women-owned businesses recently rose to the top during the Business Journal’s Top Women Owned Businesses awards luncheon at the JW Marriott. Read More

Varga, Silver Line cited with Newsmaker award

State’s first bus rapid transit system is seen as economic development engine.

January 30, 2015
It’s been a long road for Peter Varga. Read More

Business Journal names finalists for Top Women Owned Businesses

January 29, 2015
The Grand Rapids Business Journal has named 32 finalists for its Top Women Owned Businesses awards. Read More

Business Journal names Newsmakers of the Year

January 28, 2015
A sold-out crowd watched Wednesday morning as the Grand Rapids Business Journal celebrated its Newsmakers of the Year at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

Business Journal names Newsmaker nominees

December 11, 2014
The more, the merrier, right? Read More

West Michigan Policy Forum convenes heavyweights

September 26, 2014
When regional leaders convene Sunday and Monday for the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum, much of the talk will center on workforce talent. Read More

TBOH lends a helping hand to police

August 8, 2014
Holland residents can rest a bit easier now knowing that all Department of Public Safety police cruisers will soon be outfitted with portable defibrillators donated by The Bank of Holland. Read More

Who will stand as the next philanthropic pillars?

July 11, 2014
Death is inevitable. Last week’s passing of Peter Wege, at age 94, conclusively proved that fact once again. Read More