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Gongwer Names New Michigan Leadership Team

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 17, 2020 |

LANSING – Gongwer News Service, Michigan’s premier provider of state government news and information, has announced a new leadership team for its Lansing offices. Zachary Gorchow, the long-time editor of Gongwer’s Michigan Report, has been named executive editor and publisher. Alethia Kasben, also a long-time Gongwer leader, has been named managing editor of the Michigan…

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AF Group Employees Raise $294,000 for Charities

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 17, 2020 |

AF Group employees pledged $294,000 in support of numerous charitable organizations around the country as part of the company’s recent Caring and Sharing Community Campaign (CSCC). Together with a dollar-for-dollar corporate match, AF Group and its subsidiaries, including Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, United Heartland, Third Coast Underwriters and CompWest, will contribute more than…

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Local technology consulting company continues to grow

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 17, 2020 |

Dewpoint, a leading provider of technology consulting and implementation solutions, is pleased to welcome several new professionals to Lansing: Thompson Ganduri – QA Engineer Madhumitha Maniam – Application Developer About Dewpoint Founded in 1996, Dewpoint experts have a long record of success helping organizations develop and implement short- or long-term strategic technology plans to better…

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Ingham County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Encourages Infrastructure Support for Electric Vehicles

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 16, 2020 |

Following months of conversation and research, the Ingham County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (ICBRA) voted today to approve a resolution encouraging ICBRA brownfield projects to incorporate electric vehicle (EV) charging stations into brownfield projects. With an eye to the future, ICBRA looks forward to advocating for and enhancing the EV infrastructure throughout Ingham County. “Serious thought…

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Leading Michigan real estate manager and developer Maplegrove rebrands to Krimson as it paves the way for future growth

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 16, 2020 |

East Lansing, MI — Maplegrove Property Management announced today that it has changed its name to Krimson. The company is one of Michigan’s leading property management, real estate investment and development companies. The company, which has 110 employees across the state, will use the rebrand as a launching point as it prepares for future growth.  “The…

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ERMC employees honored as Employees of the Year

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 16, 2020 |

Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) employees Lisa Shepler, RN and Kathryn Huston-Smith were honored with the Dr. Meinke & Dr. Sherman Award at the hospital holiday celebration on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Each year, two ERMC employees are recognized for providing exceptional service to fellow staff members, patients, and the community. The award, also known…

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WIELAND ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 15, 2020 |

(Lansing, MI) – WIELAND, an ENR Top 400 Construction firm headquartered in Lansing, MI, has announced a new leadership and management structure for its company effective January 6, 2020. WIELAND President Craig Wieland has named Ed Lorenz, a Partner and Project Executive at WIELAND since 2014, to the new role of Managing Director, effective immediately.…

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Best Practices for Small Businesses to Combat Cybersecurity Threats

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 15, 2020 |

Companies need a front-line defense against malware and other threats, or risk crippling consequences of a breach Cybersecurity attacks have become a destructive and all too common occurrence. And the harsh reality is that no organization is too large – or too small – to be a target. While cyberattacks facing large corporations and government…

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Sparrow Ionia Hospital names Emergency Department Nurse as recipient of DAISY Award

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 15, 2020 |

IONIA, MI – Sparrow Ionia Hospital has honored Emergency Department Nurse Catharina (Cat) Green, RN, with a DAISY Award for extraordinary Nurses in recognition of her Patient-centered approach to care. The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the compassionate and skillful care given by Nurses every day. Green, who was presented…

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Terry Named Manager at Maner Costerisan

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | January 15, 2020 |

LANSING, Mich. – Maner Costerisan announced today that Monica Jane Terry has been promoted to manager the Lansing office’s audit department. Terry joined the firm as an associate four years ago, and Maner Costerisan leadership said her latest promotion is a result of an impressive work ethic and commitment to the industry and organization.  Keith…

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