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Mary Bonnema

Mary Bonnema leads law firm

As one of the first female managing shareholders of a West Michigan law firm, Mary Bonnema is a trailblazer. Read More

Julie Bulson

Julie Bulson preaches emergency preparedness

At Spectrum Health, Julie Bulson brings a host of insights and leadership governance gathered during her 30 years in health care, 20 of which are in emergency preparedness. Read More

Lizzie Williams

Chamber names ATHENA young professional

The winner of the ATHENA Young Professional Award is an active force in the Grand Rapids community. Read More

5 tips for getting the most out of LinkedIn

With more than 300 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is the online networking tool of choice for a growing number of professionals each year. In fact, in the time it took you to read that opening sentence, approximately nine new members joined LinkedIn. Read More

Boatwerks restaurant

Restaurant plans banquet hall expansion

A lakeshore restaurant is planning to increase its capacity for large events that overlook the water — in response to growing customer demand in the area. Read More

moveable interior wall

Moveable interior walls create answers

While moveable walls have been around for a while, they aren't always the go-to for facility managers and planners. Before you swing another hammer, consider these four questions. Read More

Kellogg's To Go drink

Working Mother names food maker one of '100 Best Companies'

Working Mother’s "100 Best Companies" is highlighting a food maker in the region and two companies on the state’s east side that are implementing progressive standards to support women in the corporate arena. Read More

Exit strategies for a family business owner

The manager of a family business who is considering retirement often has four goals: paying as little in taxes as possible, keeping the business in the family, treating heirs fairly, and ensuring competent successor management. Read More

Goldilocks and data management: finding a ‘just right’ solution

We all know the story about finicky Goldilocks and her attempts to find the right temperature porridge, the right size chair and the right softness bed. Read More

Salad works 2

New restaurant serves up second location

After opening its first location just a few weeks ago, a Grand Rapids couple is ready to start work on its second West Michigan eatery. Read More