Jane Clark, Holland-based Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce president, has been designated a Certified Chamber Executive by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.
Jennifer Heymoss is Kalamazoo Community Foundation’s new community investment officer. She will support an equitable and effective grantmaking process and build relationships with community partners. Heymoss previously worked for 15 years in the education field as a teacher and youth development professional in Kalamazoo.
West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum has selected Adnoris “Bo” Torres as its 2020 President’s Award winner for his contributions to the organization’s growth and development.
Frank Acosta Jr. is Independent Bank’s new digital marketing manager. He will focus on management of the bank’s website and social media platforms, as well as search engine optimization and search engine marketing.
Paradigm Design has promoted senior architect and design director Aaron Jenks to principal architect. Jenks joins the current ownership team including William Brunner, Bill Hadlock, Joe Greco and Dave Hendershott. Jenks will continue to work in the Grand Rapids office and will be responsible for leading the design department and work with the business development team.
Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance have donated $10,000 to Feeding America West Michigan, a nonprofit organization dedicated to gathering and distributing food to relieve hunger and increase food security in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
Consulting firm Wightman recently was honored by Michigan Concrete Association with the organization’s Michigan Awards of Excellence in the Structural – Transportation category for its work on the Halbert Road Culvert replacement project.
Dan Dipiazzo has joined Chow Hound Pet Supplies as chief marketing officer. He has more than 30 years of marketing and communications experience. Most recently he spent 16 years as a vice president leading marketing at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens theme parks.
Kellogg Community Credit Union’s newest branch at 2270 Gezon Pkwy. in Wyoming is LEED-Certified.
The West Michigan Tourist Association has rounded up the area’s best recipes for home cooks to try their hands at.
Coleen King, president and founder of King Media, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital media agency founded in 1999, is the recipient of a 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award by the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences.
Prein&Newhof recently garnered the Engineering Honorable Conceptor Award and the People’s Choice Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan for its work on Plainfield Charter Township’s Water Treatment Pilot Study for PFAS Removal project.
Beth Romeo is working for her alma mater. She recently was hired as Olivet College’s new senior director of alumni engagement and annual giving.
The Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE), a national board-certifying agency, has appointed St. Joseph-based Edgewater Resources President Greg Weykamp as public trustee to the board.
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School professor emeritus Otto Stockmeyer was awarded the 2020 Cohn Prize for Law and Public Policy by The Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters.
Kent Companies, a third-generation family-owned commercial and industrial construction business, has promoted Leah Gradl to vice president of support operations, becoming the company’s first...
Blandford Nature Center is now certified as sensory inclusive. Partnering with KultureCity, the certification process ensures the center’s programs and events are staffed by...
Courtney James comes to Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. with 20 years of construction management and architectural experience, managing projects up to $70 million, with a large...
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids Associate Dean and Professor Tracey Brame has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Leaders in the...
Steve Olsen, president of Muskegon-based Northern Machine Tool, has been appointed board chair of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce. Olsen will provide the...