Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

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

ARTICLES

State Bar honors attorney Carl Ver Beek with highest award

Varnum attorney’s lengthy career is marked by community and professional participation.

August 29, 2014
On Sept. 17, the State Bar of Michigan will honor Varnum attorney Carl Ver Beek with the Roberts P. Hudson Award at its annual meeting being held in Grand Rapids. Read More

Law firm adds practice group focused on managing data

A common problem for companies is maintaining far more data than necessary.

August 29, 2014
More than 190 billion emails are being sent globally each business day, which means companies are generating data at an ever-accelerating pace, according to Dawn Garcia Ward, attorney at Warner Norcross. Read More

Auto supplier expands production

August 29, 2014
A maker of direct fuel injection components for the auto industry is planning to ramp up production in 2015 and add jobs. Read More

Roadwork takes Labor Day off

August 29, 2014
Labor Day travelers will be glad to learn most road construction around the state will be on hiatus during the holiday weekend. Read More

Amtrak extends summer schedule

August 28, 2014
As Amtrak finishes infrastructure improvement work in West Michigan, it has extended its summer train schedule through September. Read More

Italian manufacturer breaks ground on first US facility

August 28, 2014
An Italian maker of molds for the plastics industry broke ground recently on its first facility in America, which will be located in Byron Center. Read More

$5.5M project looks to transform Arena District building

August 27, 2014
A building located in downtown Grand Rapids’ Arena District is about to undergo a major transformation that will make it a class-A space. Read More

Local attorney heads Defense Research Institute

August 27, 2014
A Grand Rapids attorney has been elected central regional director of the Defense Research Institute. Read More

Hostel to open in Grand Rapids next year

August 26, 2014
A 150-year-old Victorian home located in the Creston neighborhood on Grand Rapids’ northeast side will become the city’s first hostel come 2015. Read More

Die Cad takes advantage of 'woman-owned' designation

Owner has worked her way to the top over 17 years.

August 22, 2014
Die Cad Group has been around since 1995, but the company changed hands in 2013 and is now a certified woman-owned company, a factor that will likely help it attract new markets. Read More