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Profiles of individuals who are leading West Michigan organizations.
COO’s fascination with computers, coding leads to lucrative career.
For some, it takes a lifetime to find the right career path. Chris Harper found his around age 12, shortly after his family moved to Ada. Read More
A career in the financial industry leads to commercial real estate success for Brad Bruinsma.
Every business story essentially boils down to two great forces: money and people. Read More
William Walker values the art of service — and works in the service of art.
William Walker founded wealth management firm Legacy Trust in Grand Rapids at a time when many small financial institutions had already been devoured by larger regional or national franchises and more were soon to follow. Read More
Universal Mind’s Brad Ruiter gains confidence to blaze a tech trail.
It was in Brad Ruiter’s blood to go into the military. Read More
Layoff freed Bruce Burgess to solve a noisy problem.
Following more than a decade in construction and as the vice president of a construction firm, Bruce Burgess walked into work one day in 2011 and saw his computer missing and his boss there to hand him a box. Read More