Items Tagged with 'Birgit Klohs'

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No heirs apparent for Grand Action 2.0

As co-chairs retire, committee waits for next generation of leaders to emerge with a new focus for Grand Rapids.

September 15, 2017
The thing about vision is, it can dim over time. And the retiring co-chairs of Grand Action Committee are waiting for younger eyes to take over with a fresh plan for the city. Read More

Exec wins Business Person of the Year award

June 21, 2017
Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place, can add another award to her mantle. Read More

Street Talk: Leading the way

Broadcast stars.

June 16, 2017
Some of Grand Rapids’ more prominent business leaders will share the spotlight Monday night with the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Read More

Street Talk: Metro businesses at the top

Going Dutch.

April 28, 2017
West Michigan’s entrepreneurial stock is on the rise once again. Read More

EY names regional Entrepreneur of the Year finalists

April 28, 2017
Seven West Michigan executives have been named finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Birgit Klohs of The Right Place

February 14, 2017
Birgit Klohs — president and CEO of The Right Place — is the featured guest in episode 21 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Right Place looks ahead next 3 years

Economic developer tweaks strategic plan to reflect changes in economy, jobs.

February 10, 2017
The Right Place Inc. is shooting to bring $500 million in capital investment to the region over the next three years. Read More

Economic investment outlook is mixed

Region should see solid growth next year, but new jobs won’t keep pace.

December 9, 2016
The Right Place CEO Birgit Klohs recently received anecdotal validation West Michigan is heading in the right direction. Read More

Exec wins international leadership award

November 2, 2016
The head of a local economic development nonprofit has been honored by a global industry organization. Read More

Change Ups: Klohs earns leadership award

October 21, 2016
Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place Inc. recently received the International Economic Development Council’s Jeffrey A. Finkle Organizational Leadership Award for leading the economic development organization with integrity, tenacity and a philanthropic spirit that has resulted in significant long-term economic growth. Read More