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


Amway names CFO

May 5, 2015
A former Apple vice president with years of experience in Asia is the new chief financial officer at Amway. Read More

Downtown restaurant revamps menu

May 4, 2015
The menu at a highly rated downtown restaurant has undergone a major Latin infusion. Read More

Food maker ranks among 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity' in US

May 4, 2015
A food maker with a history of acknowledgments for its diversity and inclusion efforts is considered one of the nation’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity.” Read More

Inside Track: Change agent for inclusion

Sonya Hughes is proud of GRACC’s continued leadership in racial equity and its LGBT initiative.

May 1, 2015
The day the Business Journal sat down with Sonya Hughes, Grand Valley State University’s Johnson Center had just released its VoiceGR survey, which found that racism is “very much an issue” for 11 percent of respondents and “somewhat of an issue” for another 33 percent. Read More

BungoBox forgoes the need for utilizing cardboard

Firm has an environmentally friendly solution for those who are moving.

May 1, 2015
There is no question about it, the process of packing up an apartment or house before a move is no fun at all. Read More

Commissioners review preliminary 2016 budget

Austerity plan will result in more police, fire personnel.

May 1, 2015
Grand Rapids city commissioners took their first look at the $457.6 million preliminary budget recommended for the 2016 fiscal year last week. Read More

World Trade Week looks at Latin American markets

May 1, 2015
World Trade Week in West Michigan will have a decidedly Latin American flair. Read More

Appliance maker rolls out five-door refrigerator

May 1, 2015
A refrigerator’s job is to keep foods fresh and organized, which is why an appliance maker is introducing a “first-of-its-kind” five-door refrigerator. Read More

Downtown Grand Rapids names Movies in the Park

May 1, 2015
Get your popcorn ready, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., also known as DGRI, has announced its Movies in the Park lineup. Read More

Ford airport books best-ever month

May 1, 2015
Passenger rates are taking off at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, with the airport experiencing its busiest month in history in March. Read More