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Hello West Michigan announces new Executive Director
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Hello West Michigan announces new Executive Director

Hello West Michigan is pleased to announce that Rachel Bartels, the organization’s former Program Manager, has been selected as the next Executive Director.

The Right Place, Inc. announces key staff transitions and promotions
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The Right Place, Inc. announces key staff transitions and promotions

Today The Right Place, Inc. announced several key staff transitions and promotions.

Hello West Michigan’s Rachel Bartels named GRBJ 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
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Hello West Michigan’s Rachel Bartels named GRBJ 40 Under 40 Award Recipient

Hello West Michigan’s Program Manager, Rachel Bartels, has been named as a 2018 recipient of the Grand Rapids Business Journal (GRBJ) 40 Under 40 award.

The Right Place Accredited by the International Economic Development Council
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The Right Place Accredited by the International Economic Development Council

This week, The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announced that The Right Place, Inc. was accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO). The Right Place has become one of only 62 economic development organizations in the country to achieve AEDO accreditation.

The Right Place board of directors changes for 2018
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The Right Place board of directors changes for 2018

The Right Place, Inc. recently appointed six new board members to the 2018 Right Place board of directors, replacing seven retiring board members. Leadership of the board of directors remains unchanged, with three officers continuing their terms.

Birgit Klohs awarded 2017 Business Person of the Year
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Birgit Klohs awarded 2017 Business Person of the Year

The Economic Club of Grand Rapids has named Birgit Klohs, president and CEO of The Right Place Inc., its 2017 Business Person of the Year. Klohs received her award during the Economic Club’s 2017 Annual Dinner held on June 19th.

EY announces Birgit Klohs of The Right Place as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award finalist in Michigan and Northwest Ohio
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EY announces Birgit Klohs of The Right Place as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award finalist in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

The Right Place, Inc. President and CEO Birgit Klohs has been named as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region.

The Right Place board of directors changes for 2017
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The Right Place board of directors changes for 2017

The Right Place, Inc. recently appointed five new board members to the 2017 Right Place board of directors, replacing eight retiring board members.

Birgit Klohs Receives Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council
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Birgit Klohs Receives Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council

Birgit Klohs, President and CEO of The Right Place, Inc. has received the Jeffrey A. Finkle Organizational Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at a recognition dinner on Monday, Sept. 26, during the IEDC Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH.

The Right Place Inc. Receives Two Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council
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The Right Place Inc. Receives Two Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council

Grand Rapids-based economic development organization The Right Place, Inc. received two awards recently from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The Right Place received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its website (www.rightplace.org) and a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its RPI Insider investor newsletter.

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