Profiles of individuals who are leading West Michigan organizations.
Michigan Software Labs co-founder urges clients to embrace innovation.
Mark Johnson still carries his old Blockbuster Video card. The co-founder and managing partner of Ada-based Michigan Software Labs uses it as an illustration for how disruption in the technology sphere can either make or break companies. Read More
Owner of Mod Bettie Portraits/Naughty Bettie provides ‘safe and supportive’ space for female self-expression.
Elise Kutt moved to Grand Rapids in 2013 knowing the photography market was saturated and she would have to offer something more than camera skills. Read More
Executive director of Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy helps organization expand reach beyond Grand Rapids.
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
Trendway chair and CEO says he is one of the few people doing exactly what he’s always wanted to do.
Don Heeringa has a passion for industry that hasn’t waned over his more than 50 years in the business. Read More
1st Ward Kentwood city commissioner is not afraid to challenge the status quo in representing her constituents.
Emily Bridson, 1st Ward Kentwood city commissioner, came into the public sector in November 2017 and shortly made a name for herself as a disruptor. Read More