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Angela Ditmar

Q&A: Angela Ditmar

Angela Ditmar is the president of Spectrum Health Pennock and the system's southeast regional market leader. Read More

Teresa Behrens

Inside Track: Dedication to philanthropy

Teresa Behrens said she has driven about 40,000 miles per year for the past 10 years commuting from her home in Ann Arbor to her job in Grand Rapids. Read More

Joan Budden

Universal Forest appoints insurance exec to board

Universal Forest Products has appointed the president and CEO of a local health insurer to its board of directors. Read More

Ad agency doubles staff in first year of merger

Grand Rapids-based Media Place Partners has reached new heights since its June 2017 merger with Adtegrity. Read More

Take relationships to the next level

The goal of all marketing, advertising, public relations and digital efforts is to build relationships. It doesn’t matter if you are B2B or B2C. Human connection is core to all that we do. If you fail to connect to your target audience, you will have little — if any — success long term. Read More

Gina Boswell

West Michigan leaders rate among 'most influential' female board members

A group of business leaders in West Michigan have been named among the “most influential” female board members of 2018. Read More

Regina Gilmour

Law firm adds to team

A pair of new attorneys have joined a local law firm. Read More

Market on Michigan Ave Kalamazoo owners

Partners plan 'micro-grocery store'

Three business partners are planning to open an urban grocery store in the region. Read More

Hope College VanderWerf Hall

College wins grant to close STEM gender gap

A college in the region has received a grant to “address” the gender gap in STEM fields. Read More

Whitmer becomes governor of Michigan

LANSING — Gretchen Whitmer has been sworn in as Michigan's 49th governor, promising to cast partisanship aside to fix the roads and other problems facing the state in an era of newly divided government. Read More

Andrea Leslie

Health system appoints regional leader

A local health system has appointed a new regional market leader who will oversee two more hospitals. Read More

4 business goals to consider for 2019

Do you ever set New Year’s resolutions, but have trouble sticking to them? You’re not alone. According to a U.S. News report, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. Read More

HR firms ramp up training after #MeToo movement

Human resources firms always have full plates helping clients with Title VII compliance — but demand has reached a new peak in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Read More

What you might not know about passing on your cottage

For many Michiganders — and Midwesterners in general — getting away to a cottage “up north” is a time-honored tradition. Read More

Pamela Hoekwater

Legal nonprofit names executive director

There will be a changing of the guard at a local legal nonprofit. Read More

Shannon Cohen

College producing MLK Commemoration Week

A local college is hosting a week-long series of speakers honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

Tim Mroz

The Right Place shuffles team

A local economic development nonprofit has made several changes to its team. Read More

Sue Westphall, left, Judy Kamis and Marcie Palmer

Grand Rapids Women’s Golf Association teeing off

The Grand Rapids Women’s Golf Association is opening its inaugural season in the spring of 2019. Read More