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Patty Isacson Sabee Chosen as Detroit Opera’s New President, CEO

DETROIT — The board and trustees of Detroit Opera announced that Patty Isacson Sabee will be the organization’s next president and CEO. When she begins her new position on Jan....

Holland Home Hires Suzanne Bolt as Human Resources Director

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Holland Home has brought on Suzanne Bolt, MM, SCHRM-SCP, to be its new Director of Human Resources. Suzanne comes from Pine Rest, an organization for...

CMS Energy Announces Holly Bowers as Vice President of Gas Engineering and Supply 

JACKSON, Mich. -- CMS Energy and its principal subsidiary Consumers Energy announced Holly Bowers as the company’s new vice president of gas engineering and supply. She replaces Dennis Dobbs, who...

Rockford Construction Has New Role for Senior VP

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rockford Construction, a nationally recognized construction, real estate development and property management firm, today announced an expanded leadership role for Senior Vice President Monica Steimle-App. Steimle-App,...
CEO Thought Leadership with CEO Ripple Effect

Flexibility, Resilience Can Lead to Business Success, CEO Says

Flexibility and resilience can be the difference in a successful business, Ripple Effect CEO Amy Bielski says.

Kimberly Andrews Espy Elected Wayne State University’s First Woman President

The Wayne State University Board of Governors voted unanimously to elect Kimberly Andrews Espy, Ph.D., as the university’s 13th president, effective Aug. 1. Mark Gaffney, chair of the Board...

GM Names Lin-Hua Wu Senior VP, Chief Communications Officer

DETROIT – General Motors today named Lin-Hua Wu as senior vice president and chief communications officer. Wu joins GM from Google, where she has served as Vice President of Global Communications & Public...

Piper and Gold Public Relations Announces Cassie Cotton as First President

LANSING, Mich. — Piper & Gold, an award-winning and people-centric PR agency, has appointed longtime Chief of Staff Cassie Cotton as the agency's inaugural president. This strategic move marks...

Bavarian Inn Matriarch Dorothy Zehnder Dies at Age 101

Dorothy Zehnder, the matriarch of the Bavarian Inn family, died July 9 with family at her side. She was 101.

With Funding Flowing, Ronald McDonald House Set to Handle Health-Care Needs

Fundraising campaign helps Grand Rapids-based Ronald McDonald House grow to meet rising West Michigan health-care needs.

Women Thrive Conference Honors New Hall of Famers, Other Business Leaders

Four new women were inducted into the Michigan Business Hall of Fame and eight other leaders were honored at the 27th Women Thrive Conference.

CEO Comes Home to Take the Helm of the Family Business

Gina Thorsen's career path took a bit of a circuitous route before leading her back to the helm of her Ironwood-based family business.

Making Things More Equal For Women Could Help Solve the Talent Gap

Bureau of Labor and Statistics data indicate women’s participation in the workforce has reached pre-pandemic levels.

Expert Helps Businesses Make Their Way in the DE&I Space

Diveresity expert knows one’s personal experience can make them different, and now advises companies on getting started in the DE&I space.

Speaker To Capstone Audience: Equity Needle ‘Isn’t Moving Fast Enough’ for Women

Michelle Li, an award-winning reporter from St. Louis, served as the featured speaker at Inforum Michgan's annual Capstone event.

Staffing Expert: Time is the Biggest Recruiting Challenge Facing Companies

Business leaders face a variety of challenges these days. A staffing expert tells Corp! Magazine that time might be the biggest challenge of all.

CEO to Potential Leaders: ‘Work Hard, Make It Happen, Follow Your Dreams’

In CEO Thought Leadership discussion, Houston CEO says the secret to a good culture is no secret: Treat people right.

Women Are Making Progress, But There’s Still Work To Do

Mary Barra, the first woman CEO of an American automaker, says women are making progress in corporate C-Suites and board rooms, but there's "still work to do."

Women Making Progress in Corporate C-Suites and Board Rooms

Surveys show that women are making progress, albeit slowly, in gaining seats in corporate C-Suites and board rooms.

The 26th Annual Women Thrive Conference Honors Michigan’s Women Leaders

Six Michigan women were inducted into the Michigan Business Women Hall of Fame during Thursday's Women Thrive Conference where an additional 11 women earned special recognition.


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