Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Land Conservancy hires Karn as development director

October 18, 2019
The Land Conservancy of West Michigan, a nonprofit land trust, hired Kim Karn as development director. Read More

Change Ups: Aquinas taps Covert for VP advancement role

October 11, 2019
Gina Covert is Aquinas College’s new vice president for advancement. Covert will provide leadership for the college’s fundraising strategies and capital campaigns, will direct the growth of the college’s endowment, and will oversee planned giving, stewardship, alumni engagement and grant administration. Read More

Change Ups: Wise Men Distillery captures silver medal

October 4, 2019
Wise Men Distillery co-founders Tom Borisch, Jason Post and Zack Van Dyke’s Apple Pie Moonshine, made with tart apples from northern Michigan, captured a silver medal at the 11th annual San Diego Spirits Festival. Read More

Change Ups: GRCC chef receives French medal

September 27, 2019
Grand Rapids Community College chef Gilles Renusson, professor with the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, recently was awarded the Chevalier du Merite Agricole medal during a private ceremony. Read More

Change Ups: Edward Myers joins Bradley’s health care team

September 20, 2019
Edward Myers joined Bradley Company’s brokerage team in Grand Rapids as an expert in medical and health care real estate. Read More

Change Ups: Baer named to Forbes’ Top 250 Wealth Advisors list

September 13, 2019
Michael Baer, senior vice president and wealth management advisor for Merrill in Portage, was named to Forbes’ 2019 Top 250 Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list. Read More

Change Ups: Twisted Hot Yoga to open third location

September 6, 2019
Twisted Hot Yoga’s third location at 3339 Century Center St. SW in Grandville was formerly a photography studio. Read More

Change Ups: Williams joins Miller Johnson as senior counsel

August 30, 2019
Fortified with more than 25 years of legal experience, Shoran Reid Williams joined Miller Johnson as a senior counsel in the law firm’s Grand Rapids office. Read More

Change Ups: Hon to oversee F&V’s source water protection staff

August 23, 2019
Kelly S. Hon joined Fleis & VandenBrink as a senior project manager for its environmental services group. Read More

Change Ups: GZA promotes Westra to principal

August 16, 2019
Norwood, Massachusetts-based GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. promoted environmental chemist Mark A. Westra to principal. Read More