Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers law, health care, manufacturing, travel and tourism, marketing, PR and advertising, sustainability and arts and entertainment. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey

ARTICLES

Couple seeks to ‘un-divorce’

February 5, 2016
A couple in New Hampshire asked a judge to undo their divorce after they realized its financial implications. Read More

Students, Spectrum partner on med devices

Biomedical engineering students are more adept at bringing products to market.

February 5, 2016
A partnership between Grand Valley State University and Spectrum Health Innovations could lead to new medical devices and startup companies. Read More

Furniture maker signs 12-year agreement for wind power

February 5, 2016
A global furniture maker has inked a 12-year power purchase agreement for wind energy. Read More

Snyder appoints judge to 61st District Court

February 5, 2016
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new judge to the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids. Read More

Ad agency exec talks Super Bowl

February 5, 2016
The price tag for a 30-second Super Bowl ad this year is $5 million, and advertisers are competing to reach the estimated 114.4 million American adults who will watch the game on Sunday — with at least half tuning in “as much or more for the commercials as for the game.” Read More

VARI finds potential 'guardian' against neurodegeneration

February 4, 2016
Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute might have found a “guardian” against neurodegeneration that could impact diseases like Parkinson’s. Read More

Health system expands heart and vascular practice

February 3, 2016
A health care system has expanded a heart and vascular practice in the area due to increased patient demand. Read More

Amway year-end sales drop 12 percent

February 3, 2016
Amway has reported its annual sales for 2015, and the direct selling business saw a 12-percent decline from the previous year. Read More

Solar startup founder secures patent

February 3, 2016
A Grand Valley State University business incubator tenant has been awarded a U.S. patent for his solar technology innovation. Read More

Logistics supplier moves production to Mexico

February 2, 2016
A logistics supplier is moving its manufacturing operations from Grand Rapids to Mexico later this year, eliminating 300 local jobs. Read More