Profiles of individuals who are leading West Michigan organizations.
Darwin Baas strives to find innovative ways to make Kent County a sustainable community.
With a 25-year-long career in conservation, spanning both the public and private sectors, Darwin (Dar) Baas brings a collaborative approach to solving West Michigan’s waste management channels. Read More
Nicaraguan native and restaurateur Tony Craig brings cuisine rooted in multicultural heritage to Grand Rapids.
Tony Craig didn’t have much money before starting his Georgina’s restaurants. But he had his mother’s creative spark and a lifetime of fusion cooking experience. Read More
Reserve’s Adam Fortuna uses bartending experience in Seattle to expand offerings in native Grand Rapids.
After eight years of exploring and gaining critical acclaim from Seattle’s bartending scene, Adam Fortuna returned to his native Grand Rapids. Read More
Women’s Resource Center CEO uses diverse background to help women renew their lives.
Sandra Gaddy spent years in banking before transitioning to nonprofits, and now she’s in a place that “fits her heart.” Read More