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Jo-Anne Perkins

Q&A: Jo-Anne Perkins

After attending college in Toronto, Jo-Anne Perkins joined the family business and rotated through all the various functions until her late 20s when she left, with the family’s blessings, to start her own company. Read More

One Bourbon spirits glass

Whiskey bar opening on West Side

A bar with a selection of more than 100 whiskeys is slated to open on the West Side. Read More

Susie's Organization Solutions

Former social workers turn pro organizers

Two former social workers have turned their expertise toward helping individuals de-clutter their spaces and improve their mental health. Read More

Field & Fire

Field & Fire bets on North Monroe vision

Julie Kibler and Shelby Kibler, owners of Field & Fire, are playing the long game with their newest venture, a café that opened in October at 820 Monroe Ave. NW in one of 616’s recently completed development projects. Read More

The Mitten State

The Mitten State looks to branch out to wider audience

When The Mitten State opened its first retail store in Eastown, ownership received some immediate feedback about its women’s fit. Read More

The Candied Yam

Partners opening Southern restaurant

A new takeout restaurant in town is cooking up a Southern-style menu. Read More

Catherine Brainerd

Law firm elects shareholder

A local law firm has selected a new shareholder. Read More

Speciation Artisan Ales wild beer bottle on lakefront

'Wild' beer maker releasing first brew

A local small-batch “wild” beer producer is releasing tickets for its first bottle release. Read More

Jolene Rosser

Construction firm adds to team

A local construction firm has hired seven new employees. Read More

Michelle Klyn

Doctors join women's health practice

There’s a new pair of doctors at a local women’s health practice. Read More

Pam Glass

Owner sells expositions company

The founder of a local expositions company has sold the business to a long-time employee. Read More

Reshma Saujani

College produces January Series

A local college is producing an award-winning lecture series this month — featuring a wide range of experts and topics. Read More

Kristin Kremer

Construction firm names director of HR

A construction firm in the region has a new director of human resources. Read More

Amy Ritsema

Wellness experts: Diet, exercise aren’t whole picture

When Amy Ritsema and Mary Kline started their wellness company 10 years ago, the industry was relatively new and mainly focused on diet and exercise. Read More

Alison Waske Sutter

Inside Track: Sustainability is her game

Alison Waske Sutter graduated with a bachelor’s degree in architecture, but she already knew she wanted to pursue a different career path. Read More

James Richmond and Lois Richmond

Couple donates $3M to college

A pair of philanthropists has donated $3 million to a college in the region for the creation of an interdisciplinary institute. Read More

Suzy Sammons

Nonprofit names CEO

A local nonprofit focused on “family friendly entertainment” has named a new CEO. Read More

Grace Silva

Construction firm names CFO

There’s a new chief financial officer at a construction firm in the region. Read More

uBreakiFix store interior

Electronics repair chain enters market

An electronics repair chain has opened its first store in West Michigan on a major retail corridor. Read More