Emerging Entrepreneur – Lauren Palmer, Curvaceous Lingerie

Emerging Entrepreneur – Lauren Palmer, Curvaceous Lingerie

Read the full article here. When you’re an entrepreneur, you have the passion and drive to write your own story. It’s not a question of why you should start your own business; it’s a question of what and when. Lauren Palmer, owner of Curvaceous Lingerie, may not have known she was destined for greatness, but […]

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Leadership Award – Barbara Krejcik, North Winds Heating & Cooling Inc.

Leadership Award – Barbara Krejcik, North Winds Heating & Cooling Inc.

Read the full article here. The Leadership Award was added to the growing list of prestigious awards presented during the Greater Lansing Entrepreneurial Awards on March 8. This year’s honoree is a forerunner having become one of the first women in her industry to lead Okemos-based, North Winds Heating & Cooling to the success it […]

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Entrepreneurial Spirit – Molly Chan, Alliance Payment Solutions, RPS, JoyRide Pedal Tours and Heat Salon and Blowdry Bar

Entrepreneurial Spirit – Molly Chan, Alliance Payment Solutions, RPS, JoyRide Pedal Tours and Heat Salon and Blowdry Bar

Read the full article here. For entrepreneurs, success isn’t birthed from dollars, funding, donations or any other type of monetary guarantee. Those might be the fruit of your labor, tokens of earned admiration; but they’re not essentials. They are not the vision, the ethics or the tenacity that is the uniquely essential individual spirit. This […]

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Socially Responsible Entrepreneur – Jennifer Hinze, Polka Dots Boutique

Socially Responsible Entrepreneur – Jennifer Hinze, Polka Dots Boutique

Read the full article here. When people think of the words “ethical” or “moral,” we may not always add where we spend our money as part of the equation. Through fashion and promoting ethically made products, one woman wants communities to start thinking about their decisions differently. While she doesn’t think of herself as a […]

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Greater Lansing Business of the Year – Robert K. Schroeder and Karen J. Schroeder, Mayberry Homes

Greater Lansing Business of the Year – Robert K. Schroeder and Karen J. Schroeder, Mayberry Homes

Read the full article here. When considering the recipient of the Business of the Year in the Greater Lansing area, judges search for a company that’s roots go deeper than simple economic success or profit margins. Entrepreneurship is most recognized in the ability to overcome what seems impossible, to develop accomplishments with tenacity and purpose. […]

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Entrepreneur of the Year – Rick Preuss, Preuss Pets

Entrepreneur of the Year – Rick Preuss, Preuss Pets

Read the main article here. As the son of a pet shop owner in the small rural town of Cambridge Springs, Penn., Rick Preuss was the coolest kid he knew growing up. Who wouldn’t be envious of the kid with all of the pets? Little did he know, the company owned by his mother would […]

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