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30 In Their Thirties: Rachel Nelson, Principal Designer and CEO, Concetti, Detroit

Working for a construction firm and an interior design showroom taught Rachel Nelson many things about the creative process, but none more important than this: Most people don’t understand the interior design process. A third-generation...

30 In Their Thirties: Jason Lockard, Director of Operations, Corewell Health Children’s, Royal Oak

With multiple family members serving as health care providers, Jason Lockard always figured he would go into the field. But while majoring in health sciences at Oakland University in Rochester Hills, his path took a...

30 In Their Thirties: Ryan Gross, Director, Getzler Henrich & Associates, Detroit Office

Public accounting was a natural way for Ryan Gross to start his career after he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from John Carroll University — and a very appealing job with PwC certainly fit...

30 In Their Thirties: Brad Cocklin, President, Chunk Nibbles, Troy

Working in Chicago for a commercial insurance company, Brad Cocklin was living a 20-something’s dream: He had an expense account to use for entertaining clients in the big city. But when Berkley native Cocklin started...

30 In Their Thirties: Joe Bamberger, Managing Partner, Emerge, Royal Oak

Joe Bamberger likens his company’s talent development efforts to the way a college football team builds its roster. Schools that want to excel can look to the transfer portal, where they might find established...
Andy Meisner

Accrued Interest

When Andy Meisner left elected office after 12 years as Oakland County treasurer and six years in the Michigan State House of Representatives, he wasn’t in the mood for settling into a comfortable job....
Detroit casino interior

Futures Bet

While the three Detroit casinos have dealt with challenges in recent years from the spread of online gaming and increasingly ubiquitous sports betting, they faced a more internal challenge late in 2023.When nearly 2,000...
St. John's resort

Resort Life

Private clubs and high-end resorts are often associated with history. The longer they’ve been around, the stronger their appeal as tried-and-true establishments committed to moving things forward.Some are driven by ambitious vision, such as...
A Brilliant Detroit home.

Home Academy

In Detroit’s Martin Park neighborhood, near Palmer Park, there’s a charming 1,400-square-foot home — part of a network of 15 bustling houses that offer various services including early childhood development and family support for...
factory floor

Freedom Forge

 If Detroit was the 20th century’s Arsenal of Democracy, its Corktown neighborhood may be the 21st century’s home of warfighter innovations.Detroiters may be surprised to learn that some of America’s most critical warfighting technologies...