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


Marketing agency rebrands

October 27, 2016
A marketing agency in town has undergone a rebranding to better reflect its commitment to serving as an “ally” to its clients. Read More

Wisconsin acquisition leads to local jobs, new plant

October 26, 2016
A manufacturer of plastic profile extruded products has acquired the extrusion business of a Wisconsin company and will expand in Grand Rapids as a result. Read More

Neuroscience clinic opens on lakeshore

October 26, 2016
A lakeshore community is getting a new neuroscience clinic thanks to a recent affiliation agreement between two area health care providers. Read More

Airport starts $1.1M renovation

October 25, 2016
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has embarked on renovations of one of its most popular attractions. Read More

Health information exchange joins Midwest initiative

October 25, 2016
A group of health information exchanges in the Midwest are joining together to create and test a new concept with the goal of improving health care for patients. Read More

Grant targets nursing in rural communities

October 24, 2016
Health care organizations have reported a “critical shortage” of nurses and other clinical providers in rural communities across the country. Read More

Sons take the wheel at freight management company

Jonathan Laning, Kyle Walcott each purchase 25-percent shares of Premier Freight.

October 21, 2016
For the past 10 years, Jonathan Laning and Kyle Walcott have been learning the ropes at Premier Freight Management Corporation — owned by their fathers, Doug Walcott and Mark Laning — in preparation for the day they will take over. Read More

Mary Free Bed focuses on maximizing human ability

Hospital embraces robotic technology that will change treatment for patients.

October 21, 2016
Miracles happen inside the four walls of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. Read More

The future has arrived at Whirlpool

Company invests in robotic technology to cut costs, enhance safety.

October 21, 2016
In “Industries of the Future,” Alec Ross, the book’s author and keynote speaker at the West Michigan Policy Forum that was held in Grand Rapids in September, predicts robots soon will take over factory floors across the globe. Read More

Downtown street gets $2M upgrade

October 20, 2016
Work on a downtown street considered an entryway to the city is finished. Read More