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Abbey Johnston

Q&A: Abbey Johnston

Abbey Johnston is a leadership coach and consultant. Read More

Rosalynn Bliss

Downtown hosting Lean In leadership conference

A local women’s professional organization is producing a leadership conference downtown this month. Read More

Jessica Dewey

Bank rolls out maternity concierge

For first-time moms, often the stress of learning how to care for a child combined with returning to work is so overwhelming they might decide to work part time or stay at home. Read More

Holland cleans up act with energy park

The plant already has the attention of environmental specialists. Read More

GRBJ 2017 40 Under 40 logo

Business Journal names 40 Under 40 class

The Grand Rapids Business Journal will honor 40 of the region’s top young professionals this month. Read More

Catalyst Partners team meeting

West Michigan companies rate among 'Best for the World'

A pair of companies in the region are considered to be among the “Best for the World.” Read More

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women GROW meeting

Nonprofit receives $125K grant

A local nonprofit focused on women-owned businesses has received a $125,000 federal grant. Read More

When corporate wellness is in place, small businesses benefit

When you hear the term “corporate wellness,” you might picture large companies with in-house gyms, smoothie bars and trainers on hand to plan meals and whip employees into peak physical condition. Read More

Charisse Mitchell

Inside Track: YWCA leader ‘moved by survivors’

Charisse Mitchell is driven by service. Her passion for helping those affected by domestic and sexual violence stems from her strong belief in the dignity of all human beings. Read More

Immigrant, refugee population research won’t change GR’s boyhood image

West Michigan is a landscape vastly populated by private, family-owned businesses, the majority of which expect to remain family owned. Read More

Rosa Parks Circle

Rosa Parks Circle is one of the 'great public spaces' in US

A national association of planners considers Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids to be one of the “great public spaces” in the country. Read More

Athleta fall running model

Women's activewear retailer plans store in Grand Rapids suburb

A national women’s activewear retailer is planning a location in the core of a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Jenna Gedminas

Doctor wins grant for pediatric cancer research

A $150,000 grant will fuel further research into childhood cancer in West Michigan. Read More

Do you really need a privacy policy for your business website?

Many small business owners ask whether they really need to have a privacy policy on their simple website. The short answer is: Yes, they probably do. Read More

Sy Wilkening left and Alex Wilkening

Couple opening sandwich shop on West Side

A new sandwich shop is opening on the West Side. Read More

Torrid fashion models

Women's fashion retailer opens at mall

There’s a new women’s clothing store at a local mall. Read More

Dime & Regal Wealthy Street SE

'Simple and minimal' boutique moving across town

A Grand Rapids boutique for fashion accessories and home goods is moving to a new neighborhood. Read More

Herman Miller New York flagship offices

Furniture maker ranks among 'best' employers for moms

A furniture maker in the region has been ranked one of the “100 Best Companies” in the U.S. for working moms. Read More