Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Cutler Martin joins firm grandfather founded

March 15, 2019
Cutler Martin joined the firm his grandfather, William G. Martin, founded in 1962. Cutler’s primary focus with Martin Commercial Properties will be investment services and business development. Read More

Change Ups: Olivet, Kellogg colleges enter articulation agreement

March 8, 2019
Olivet College and Kellogg Community College entered into a partnership that enables the transfer of credits between the two institutions that will assist students pursing a Bachelor of Science in nursing with a smooth curriculum transition. Read More

Change Ups: Foster to helm GRAAHI

March 1, 2019
Micah Foster will helm the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute as the nonprofit’s executive director. Read More

Change Ups: River City Improv marks 25th year

February 22, 2019
River City Improv, Michigan’s longest running comedy team, recently reached its 25th anniversary milestone. Read More

Change Ups: Weinrich named food, beverage director

February 15, 2019
Suburban Inns named Michael Weinrich its food and beverage director for its latest hotel, the Embassy Suites by Hilton at 710 Monroe Ave. NW in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Change Ups: Welding instructor earns $500 award

February 8, 2019
Rich Currie, welding instructor for Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center, received the 2019 Lakeshore Advantage Visionary Award at the recent Lakeshore Advantage annual meeting. Read More

Change Ups: Spectrum Health appoints diversity officer

February 1, 2019
Ovell Barbee, Spectrum Health’s senior vice president of human resources, is the health care system’s new diversity officer. Read More

Change Ups: Pine Rest to investigate ECT therapy for Alzheimer’s patients

January 25, 2019
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is one of five organizations chosen to investigate the use of electroconvulsive therapy to treat severe agitation and aggression in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Change Ups: Ferris moves HQ to former American Seating site

January 18, 2019
Ferris Coffee & Nut’s moved its headquarters to the former American Seating Building at 839 Seward Ave. NW. Read More

Change Ups: Retired bank VP publishes fifth novel

January 11, 2019
Michael Lindley, retired senior vice president of marketing, communications and community relations for Huntington Bank, published his fifth novel titled, “A Following Sea” (Sage River Press). Read More