Change Ups

Submit announcements concerning personnel changes, new businesses, changes of address, etc. to bjchangeups at grbj dot com.


Change-Ups: Casino promotes Vanderband

February 21, 2020
Virginia Vanderband was promoted to executive director of operational development and training of Wayland-based Gun Lake Casino. Read More

Change-Ups: Sutter joins state’s first environmental justice council

February 14, 2020
Alison Waske Sutter, the city of Grand Rapids’ sustainability and performance management officer, was appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to serve on the state’s first Michigan Advisory Council for Environmental Justice. Read More

Change-Ups: Meijer scores 100% on LGBTQ workplace equality

February 7, 2020
Walker-based Meijer recently received a score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Read More

Change-Ups: GVSU taps former Coast Guard officer as associate VP

January 31, 2020
A former U.S. Coast Guard officer was appointed Grand Valley State University’s associate vice president for business and finance. Read More

Change-Ups: Breed joins DYS Media

January 24, 2020
Tim Breed recently was hired as director of public relations for the Holland-based public and media relations firm DYS Media. Read More

Change-Ups: Dozeman re-elected managing partner

January 17, 2020
Douglas A. Dozeman was re-elected for a third, two-year term as managing partner of Warner Norcross + Judd LLP. Read More

Change-Ups: Broaddus named to Top Lawyers list

January 10, 2020
Secrest Wardle partner Drew W. Broaddus was named to Grand Rapids Magazine’s 2019 Top Lawyers list in the Insurance Law category. Read More

Change-Ups: Custer receives alumni award

January 3, 2020
Dave Custer, CEO and founder of Custer Inc., is the recipient of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award. Read More

Change Ups: Reeg joins Exalta Health as advancement director

December 27, 2019
Abby Reeg is the new director of advancement of the faith-based nonprofit, Exalta Health. She comes to Exalta after a decade of fund development work at Hope College, her alma mater. Read More

Change Ups: Zoo hires director of strategy

December 20, 2019
Laura Davis is the John Ball Zoo’s new director of strategy and organization development. Her mission will be to lead the strategy and planning for future growth at the zoo and align human capital plans to achieve long-term growth objectives. Read More