Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Newton receives CPOY Award

October 12, 2018
Joel Newton, detail manager at Windemuller, was named the 2018 Craft Professional of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: Long Road Distillers snags top honors

October 5, 2018
Long Road Distillers took home top honors for the second year in a row. Read More

Change Ups: Co-chairs announced for Festival of the Arts' 50th

September 28, 2018
Festival of the Arts’ 50th anniversary is in good hands. Glenn Del Vecchio, executive director for Grand Rapids Ballet, and James Sofranko, artistic director for Grand Rapids Ballet, were selected to celebrate the link to the very first Festival of the Arts when the ballet performed on Calder Stage nearly 50 years ago. Read More

Change Ups: Saint Mary’s president will transition to new role

September 21, 2018
October will be a month of transition for Bill Manns, currently president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids. Read More

Change Ups: Hulbert joins AIS as direct-sales rep, territory manager

September 14, 2018
Lisa Hulbert recently was hired as AIS’s new direct-sales representative and territory manager covering Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: Little Red Schoolhouse renovated as general store

September 7, 2018
Renovations inside and outside of Ada’s Little Red Schoolhouse are finished. Its new location is at the heart of the Envision Ada redevelopment project at 7430 River St. in Ada. Read More

Change Ups: DeMyers joins United Way as human resources director

August 31, 2018
Heart of West Michigan United Way selected Tiffany DeMyers as director of human resources. DeMyers is a leader in the Grand Rapids community, using her education and strategic perspective to alleviate disparities, create connections and foster growth in the surrounding communities. Read More

Change Ups: RedWater reaches agreement to acquire Boatwerks

August 24, 2018
The RedWater Restaurant Group executed a definitive agreement to acquire Boatwerks, a waterfront-dining restaurant at 216 Van Raalte Ave. in Holland on Lake Macatawa. Read More

Change Ups: Martlew tapped as interim WMU-Cooley Law School president

August 17, 2018
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School tapped former Michigan 29th Circuit Court judge and retired WMU Cooley Associate Dean Jeffrey Martlew as interim president beginning in September. Read More

Change Ups: Kimball named to High Net Worth guide

August 10, 2018
Mika Meyers attorney Neil L. Kimball recently was included in the global legal ranking firm Chambers' guide of professionals who service High Net Worth individuals called "Chambers HNW 2018." Read More