Four Additional Members Join GROW’s Board of Directors


Grand Rapids, Michigan — West Michigan non-profit organization, Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), has added four board members to its 2016 Board of Directors to further help budding entrepreneurs. The new members include:


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Amy Lodenstein
Director of Operations at Spectrum Health: Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Debra VanHevele GROW Board member

Debra VanHevele
Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for West/Southwest Michigan at Comerica Bank


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Hilary Roelofs
Family Office Manager at Legacy Trust

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Stacy George
Attorney at Varnum LLP

The new members will aid in the organization’s growth and governance. The Board of Directors plays an integral role in providing the resources and expertise needed for GROW to effectively serve thousands of entrepreneurs in West Michigan.

“These new board members will help ensure that the services and resources we provide remain accessible to our clientele,” said, Bonnie Nawara, CEO of GROW. “These women bring even more great experience to an already powerful board. I feel confident that our organization is in good hands.”

Since its inception in 1989, GROW has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs, all with dreams of becoming economically independent. The organization is West Michigan’s source for relevant training, tools, and techniques for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Learn more about our business training programs and how we can help you with your entrepreneurial journey today.