Profiles of individuals who are leading West Michigan organizations.
Childhood memory motivates CMO of Metro Health – University of Michigan Health to improve patient care at every level.
Dr. Ronald Grifka keeps every letter and gift he receives from his pediatric cardiology patients. He has a folder full of letters he’s received from patients over the years, and the wall in his office is covered with framed mementos. Read More
Drug screener and educator helms business uniting two roles to reduce risks on the job.
Andrea Owens carries a notebook around with her that says “teach, love, inspire” on the cover — words that summarize her life goals. Read More
Cancer survivor and Askme Entertainment CEO and owner wants to help those battling disease.
Andrew Rounds is still alive. Less than a year ago, his life was in doubt after the CEO and owner of Askme Entertainment Group LLC was diagnosed with one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Read More
Co-founder and CEO of Tech Defenders repairs laptops and tablets for school districts, donates technology to underprivileged students.
Garry VonMyhr is doing his part to ensure every child has access to technology. As co-founder and CEO of Tech Defenders, he’s been at the helm of a rapidly growing tech repair company in West Michigan with a mission to give back to the community. Read More
Garmon uses strong work ethic to create family enterprise, helping others through taxes and catering.
Jeannica Garmon became a time-management pro by running two businesses while working a full-time job. She said pursuing her passions alongside family makes the nonstop work worthwhile. Read More