Retention, Recruitment, hiring and procedures


Gentex to provide on-site child care at new preschool facility

In its latest effort to address the ongoing labor shortage, a Zeeland-based manufacturer has a new solution to help its working parents.

Therapy center recognizes attorney for 25-plus years of service

A West Michigan therapy center named its 2022 Legacy Award recipients, one of whom previously served as the center’s board president. 

Community college votes on new president

Grand Rapids Community College came to a unanimous agreement in its presidential search. 

Kalsec names new CEO and new president

A Kalamazoo-based food manufacturer is transitioning to new leadership.

Community foundation president to step down

The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area needs a new president and CEO. 

Varnum steps up diversity efforts with Mansfield Rule certification

Varnum LLP is anxious to put into practice what it learned about diversity, equity and inclusion over the past year.

Honor Construction adds partner

A Grand Rapids construction firm has added a new development partner as it looks to rebrand.

Auto supplier to close plants, lay off 244 in Muskegon

Novi-based die casting manufacturer Pace Industries LLC plans to close two plants in Muskegon and lay off 244 employees due to "financial trouble."

Corewell Health West named to Seramount Inclusion Index

A West Michigan health system was one of only 54 organizations nationwide to be included in the sixth annual index for efforts in workplace diversity and inclusion. 

ChoiceOne Bank adds three team members

A bank in the region recently made three new hires.

Bronson Healthcare adds four members to board of directors

A nonprofit health system has added several southwest Michigan leaders to its directorial team. 

GVSU president’s contract extended into 2029

The president of Grand Valley State University will remain in her role for the next seven years.

Corewell VP of academic affairs awarded by NAACP

A Corewell Health West leader was recognized for her work in diversifying West Michigan’s health care providers. 

GRTV welcomes new marketing manager

A community access TV channel hired a new marketing manager.

Manufacturing leader earns talent award

A local business leader recently was awarded for his talent development work in the manufacturing industry.

As work model changes, so do multifamily housing layouts

Hybrid work is changing the way homes are designed.

SpartanNash promotes executive to dual role

A local food distributor and retailer recently promoted a member of its corporate leadership team.

Wyoming city manager to retire next year

After 40 years working in public service, Wyoming City Manager Curtis Holt plans to retire.

Calvin University launches new program for minority faculty and staff

Calvin University on Monday, Oct. 24, launched a new professional development program designed for underrepresented members of Calvin’s staff and faculty.

Community media center welcomes new board members

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) added two new faces to its 14-member board of directors. 

Davenport University hires executive director of Latino program

Davenport University Thursday, Oct. 20, named Carlos Sanchez executive director of its new Latino program.

Progressive AE names director of engineering

A Grand Rapids architectural and engineering firm has a new director of engineering.

MillerKnoll recognized for supplier diversity

A local furniture manufacturer was honored for excellence in supplier diversity.