About GRBJ

Since 1983, the Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan's primary and most-trusted source of local business news. The weekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.

grbj.com provides the same trusted and objective business reporting that the Business Journal is known for — plus real-time original content, timely enewsletters/alerts, exclusive blogs and more. All content can be easily shared on social media platforms or commented on.

Business Journal subscribers receive the weekly print edition, including bonus publications like the annual Book of Lists, and also complete access to all content on grbj.com.

The Grand Rapids Business Journal is published by Gemini Publications.

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549 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1444

Phone: (616) 459-4545 

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General Editorial Inquires: editorial at grbj dot com.
General Sales Inquiries: advertisingsales at grbj dot com.

To contact a member of the GRBJ team, send an email using their first initial, last name at grbj.com, unless otherwise noted below. Or use our contact form.

John H. Zwarensteyn

Carole Valade

Managing Editor
Tim Gortsema

Online Editor
Chris Ehrlich

Copy Editor
Tom Mitsos

Staff Reporters
Charlsie Dewey
Pat Evans
Jesse O'Brien
Rachel Watson

Staff Researcher
Rachel Watson

State Legislative reporter
Capital News Service: freedma5 at msu dot edu

Contributing Writers
Jeffrey Gitomer, Paul A. Hense, Brian Long, Bill Rohn, Bill Roth, Ardon Schambers: editorial at grbj dot com

New Media, Design & Production Manager
Scott Sommerfeld

Art Coordinator
Kelly J. Nugent

Designers/Production Assistants
Melissa Brooks
Kristen VanOostenbrugge
Robin Vargo

Contributing Photographers
Michael Buck, Jim Gebben, Johnny Quirin: editorial at grbj dot com

General Sales Manager
Randy D. Prichard

Advertising Sales Manager
Jenn Maksimowski

Advertising Sales Consultants
Jennifer Collins
Ben Dakoske
Craig R. Rich
Bri Rodriguez

Advertising Sales Assistant/Coordinator
Karla Jeltema

Circulation & Marketing Manager
Scott T. Miller

Circulation & Marketing Coordinator
Madison Mabin

Circulation & Marketing Assistant
Katrina Peshka

Finance & Administration Manager
Pamela Brocato, CPA

Administrative Assistant
Tina Gillman

Reception/Clerical services
General Inquiries: info at grbj dot com
Addie Donley: recept at grbj dot com

To Order Reprints
Karla Jeltema
(616) 459-4545