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30 in Their Thirties: Erik Meier // 33

To say the entrepreneurial bug bit Erik Meier at a very early age is a bit of an understatement. When he was 9 years old, he began collecting and selling trading cards. As a teenager, he and some friends built ramps and hosted inline skating competitions.

30 in Their Thirties: Anthony Lamerato // 32

Ask Tony Lamerato to describe the most challenging part of any job in the broadcasting business and he responds without hesitation. “There’s so many different avenues now where someone can get their news,” he says. “Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, you name it.”

30 in Their Thirties: Ryan Holdan // 36

On the outside, it sure seemed like Ryan Holdan had it made. He was a recent graduate of an Ivy League college, in his early 20s, and living in Santa Monica, Calif. “I was right there on Ocean Avenue,” he recalls, “right across from the Pier. I could see it from my window.”

30 in Their Thirties: Richard Haddad // 33

Richard Haddad concedes he wears a variety of hats on an average day as vice president and general counsel at Palace Sports and Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons.

30 in Their Thirties: Craig Guck // 32

After Craig Guck graduated from the University of Michigan in 2005, his journey toward entrepreneurship was a tad circuitous. First he tried some commodity trading. “I put a deal together between Singapore and India,” he recalls, “but then I got cut out of it when it was time to get paid.”

‘It’s All Turned Out Real Well’

Detroiter Mike Kinsley on His Roots, Punditry, and Battling Parkinson’s Disease.

The Ice House Cometh

The Detroit Zoo is building the most extensive and complex penguinarium in the world, a $30M show house that’s projected to draw up to 300,000 more annual visitors.

Family Ties

Stephen M. Ross parlayed two family loans into a multibillion-dollar enterprise.

Double Down

After growing up on Detroit’s west side, Eli Broad founded two Fortune 500 companies.

2015 Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit

DOUGLAS C. BERNSTEINManaging Partner//Plunkett Cooney, Bloomfield HillsBankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization LawDouglas C. Bernstein can only smile when he hears yet again that he’s known as one of the leading experts in...