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

Law firm travels south for merger

March 30, 2015
A law firm with a statewide presence will grow by 118 attorneys come May 1, thanks to a merger with a Texas firm. Read More

Tourism ROI continues at record pace

Visitors contributed $22.8 billion to state’s economy last year.

March 27, 2015
Visitor spending reached record levels in 2014, with visitors spending $22.8 billion in Michigan, much of that due to the Pure Michigan campaign. Read More

Inside Track: An advocate for change

Marywood Health Center’s Lisa McMichael sees many changes ahead in the realm of rehabilitation therapy.

March 27, 2015
Lisa McMichael has seen a lot of changes in the field of occupational therapy since she started her career two decades ago, and she expects to see more thanks to the baby boomer generation. Read More

Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation on the rise

March 27, 2015
Although nothing has changed recently regarding the Fair Credit Reporting Act, litigation against companies that have failed to fully comply with its requirements is increasing. Read More

Grand Rapids plans $10M riverfront land purchase

March 25, 2015
The city of Grand Rapids is looking to spend $10 million to purchase four acres along the Grand River that sit as undeveloped space and parking lots. Read More

Law firm plans for hiring after practice growth

March 25, 2015
A law firm is focusing on strategic hiring to serve growing segments of its client base, due to the growing economy in West Michigan. Read More

Amway Grand Plaza names general sales manager

March 24, 2015
The first-ever employee of Amway Grand Plaza, who has risen to the role of general sales manager during his career, has announced his retirement and transition to a new role. Read More

Google partners with Pure Michigan to map state by foot

March 23, 2015
While in Grand Rapids on Monday, Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announced a new partnership between Google and Pure Michigan that will showcase the state's most-iconic destinations across the globe. Read More

Judge sentences ex-marketing exec for fraud

March 23, 2015
A former marketing director at a college in the region has been sentenced to prison for defrauding the school. Read More

PR undergrad wins national Student of the Year title

March 23, 2015
A college public relations student beat out more than 100 of her peers to win PRWeek’s 2015 Student of the Year title. Read More