Profiles of individuals who are leading West Michigan organizations.
Earning reputation as ‘fix-it guy,’ Jack Johnson helps bring advanced energy to companies big and small.
Jack Johnson’s work has earned him the reputation of a problem-solver. The co-founder and director of operations for Holland-based Volta Power Systems takes his experience as an engineer to the market of lithium-ion energy. Read More
At 20 years old, Grand Valley student-athlete Katarina Samardzija is growing athleisure startup with pitch competition wins.
Running a business has never been theoretical for Katarina Samardzija. Read More
President of SalesPad uses emerging technology to increase productivity in every step of career.
Jen Jurgens hadn’t been SalesPad’s vice president of marketing for even a year before stepping into the role of the company’s president, but coming from a diverse career involving the use of new and emerging technologies to optimize efficiency has given her the skills and the perspective to be at the forefront of innovation. Read More
New director of Center for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity at Aquinas College is unafraid to tackle hard topics with grace.
As in the business world, one of the main barriers to diversity and inclusion in higher education circles is ignorance, Alicia Lloyd said. Read More
CPOY winner attributes success to personal integrity and respect for team members.
At the 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards, the Associated Builders and Contractors West Michigan Chapter (ABC/WMC) honored Van Dyken Mechanical’s Jeff Dickman with the Craft Professional of the Year (CPOY) award for outstanding craftsmanship and leadership. Read More