Business Journal names finalists for Top Women Owned Businesses
The Grand Rapids Business Journal has named 32 finalists for its Top Women Owned Businesses awards.
All 32 will be honored on March 4 at Top Women Owned Businesses: A Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs at the JW Marriott International Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.
The luncheon is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Mary Cantando, an internationally recognized author and expert on how to help women grow their businesses, will be the keynote speaker. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Oprah Magazine and Inc. magazine, as well as hundreds of television and radio shows.
$0-$1.49 million in revenue
Alexis Ader, owner of Signs with Design
Robyn Allison, owner of The Rental Company
Doreen Bolhuis, president and CEO of Gymco
Lisa Chang, president of Erb Thai
Lynn Happel, president and veterinarian with Eastown Veterinary Clinic
Sheri Holstege, president of ESSTEE
Diana Kasza, owner of Simply Counted Business Services
Cynthia Kay, president and CEO of Cynthia Kay and Company
Beth Kelly, managing partner of HR Collaborative
Denise Kolesar, president of Kohler Expos
Rhoda Kreuzer, president of Partners in Action
Julie Lough, president of Micro Visions
Elaine Meyers, president of Meyers Cleaning Service
Amy Ruis, owner and co-owner, Art of the Table and Aperitivo
Mary Ann Sabo, president of Sabo Public Relations
Sara Sherry, president of Mixed Staffing
Sandra Slager, president of Walters Seed Company
Meredith Smedley, owner and dentist with Smedley Dental
Sandra Frost Steensma, president and principal consultant of Parrish Consulting
Beverly Wall, CEO of Languages International
Amy Ritsema and Mary Kline, owners of OnSite Wellness
$1.5 million-$3.99 million in revenue
Meg Goebel, president and CEO of Paul Goebel Group
Peaches McCahill, president of The McCahill Group
Gwen O’Brien, principal and creative director of Plenty
Karen Scarpino, owner of Promotional Impact/Green Giftz
Ginny Seyferth, president of SeyferthPR
Mary Reagan Shapton, member of Reagan Marketing + Design
Brenda Vander Ploeg, president of Direct Supply
Ann Vidro and Menda Wright, co-owners of Creative Studio Promotions
$4 million-$6.99 million in revenue
Jill Batka, president of Dynamic Conveyor Corp.
$7 million plus in revenue
Bridgett Tubbs-Carlon, founder and owner of AppleTree Learning Centers
Linda Vos-Graham, president and owner of Vos Glass