Change-Ups: Harris appointed to BGCGRYC board

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP attorney DeAndre’ Harris has been appointed to the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth.

Change-Ups: West Michigan Works! relocates Holland center

West Michigan Works! relocated its Holland service center to The Shops at Westshore at 12331 James St., Suite 130.

Change-Ups: Little appointed director of nonprofit’s English program

Marcus Little has been appointed director of the Literacy Center of West Michigan’s Customized Workplace English program where he will be responsible for developing English language education service partnerships between the Literacy Center and businesses throughout West Michigan.

Change-Ups: Gras tapped as LifeCircles’ executive director

Heidi Gras joined LifeCircles PACE as executive director.

Change-ups: Rossi joins LMCU Hudsonville branch as mortgage loan officer

Michael Rossi joined Lake Michigan Credit Union’s Hudsonville branch as a mortgage loan officer for the lakeshore region.

Change-Ups: Walton joins Arbor Circle

Leah Walton joined Arbor Circle as its performance improvement director. She brings over a decade of experience with change management and leading effective teams.

Change-Ups: Schneider joins GMED as president and CEO

Marla Schneider joined the Greater Muskegon Economic Development as president/CEO.

Change-ups: Droppers named Go To Lawyer for business law

Michigan Lawyers Weekly named Varnum partner Jake Droppers a Go To Lawyer for business law.

Change-Ups: Weessies appointed CEO of HCC

Michael Weessies recently was appointed Muskegon-based Hackley Community Care’s chief executive officer.

Change-Ups: Mel Trotter board chair a first

Mel Trotter Ministries named Tonja L.G. Moyer chair of its board of directors, the first African American and only the second woman to hold the position.

Change-Ups: Rhoades McKee hires Kowalski as COO

Susan Kowalski joined Rhoades McKee as chief operating officer.

Change-Ups: Nucci hired as Erhardt project manager

Andrea Nucci joined Ada-based general contractor Erhardt Construction as a project manager.

Change-Ups: Kent County receives refugee resettlement grants

Kent County received a $333,000 Refugee Resettlement Food Assistance Grant from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services and a $180,000 Refugee Screening Grant from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to provide critical services to Afghan refugees.

Change-Ups: Winstrom tapped as police chief

Eric Winstrom, a commander of the Chicago Police Department (CPD), has been selected to serve as Grand Rapids’ next police chief, replacing Police Chief Eric Payne, who retired from the department.

Change-Ups: Third generation assumes ownership of construction company

Kyle Vander Kodde has purchased Vander Kodde Construction from his father and uncle, Tim and Tom Vander Kodde. Kyle Vander Kodde took the reins...

Change-Ups: Harpst tapped as LMCU’s VP of mortgage strategy

John Harpst joined Lake Michigan Credit Union in a new position as vice president of mortgage strategy.

Change-Ups: Fazakerley joins LMCU

Molly Fazakerley joined Lake Michigan Credit Union as a loan originator in the Grand Haven area. Fazakerley attended Baker College and studied sign language interpreting before starting her career in finance.

Change-Ups: Woller tapped as nature center’s president

Jack Woller joined Blandford Nature Center as president and CEO.

Change-Ups: Southway named Hope Network’s senior director of business operations

Hope Network named Shannon Southway its senior director of business operations.

Change-Ups: Union Bank hires Kowalewski as VP

Robert Kowalewski joined Union Bank as vice president, director of business development. Kowalewski will focus on strategic initiatives that will help support and build...