Profiles of individuals who are leading West Michigan organizations.
Beginning with collecting thrown-out pop cans at an early age, Bill Wood never envisioned a career in environmentalism.
Bill Wood started picking up pop cans from the side of the road when he was only 4 or 5 years old in hopes of “becoming rich” from the deposit refund. Read More
Owner of JoJo’s House of Beauty creates a diverse salon where everyone is welcome, prioritized and celebrated.
Josephine White said many African-American women face a familiar inconvenience: you go to a salon on the weekend and wait for hours in line for a hairstyle that takes several more hours to finish. Read More
Anita Hitchcock is happy with job as Grand Rapids city attorney after passing on the position first time around.
Seven months in, Anita Hitchcock couldn’t be happier with her new role as Grand Rapids city attorney. Read More
Grand Rapids native, Mini Mogul Group founder Kristian Grant showed entrepreneurial spirit as a child.
Growing up, even if she never actually said she wanted to be an entrepreneur, the signs were always there Kristian Grant had big ideas that needed to get out. Read More