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The Captain

After a business career that’s spanned more than 60 years and has made him an automotive industry titan and a racing legend, Roger Penske...
Helping Hands - Brittany Cycholl of Franklin has been working at home while her husband, Danny, is a stay-at-home dad for their son, Gus. //. Courtesy of Brittany Cycholl

Lost Gains

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have forever altered how organizations conduct business, it also has undercut many of the advances women have made in...
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Principal and Interest

Jay Farner is vice chairman and president of Rocket Mortgage, having risen through the company as a close associate of Dan Gilbert and cementing...
A Stitch in Time - The Himelhoch family opened their first store in 1876 before establishing a presence on Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit in 1907 (shown). Growing to multiple locations, the business eventually closed in 1979, but today lives on as an online fashion house featuring multiple designers. Carol Himelhoch, opposite page, stands in front of the company’s former bricks-and-mortar location just south of the David Whitney Building, which has since been converted into a residential and commercial development. // Courtesy of Carol Himelhoch

Fashion Rebirth

Himelhoch’s Department Store, which started out as a pushcart in Caro, moved to downtown Detroit, expanded to multiple locations, and ultimately ended up as...
A airplane with its nose angled away from the camera, another airplane takes off on the top right of the frame.

Taking Flight

The Coleman A. Young International Airport in Detroit was looking at its last flight in 2017, following years of disinvestment and falling demand. Mayor...
Bridging the Divide - The Gordie Howe International Bridge that will connect Detroit and Windsor is scheduled to open in late 2024. Once operational, it will compete with the privately owned Ambassador Bridge, which opened in 1929. // Courtesy of the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project

Balancing Act

On a recent Tuesday, Bridget Espinosa was fighting the onset of her annual springtime allergies and trying not to cough too loudly in La...
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A Step Forward

After a long and successful career at the highest levels of corporate leadership in both business and law, it made complete sense when Teresa...

Battle of the Titans

Sure, Detroit is the Motor City. But it’s also become Mortgage City USA. Four of the nation’s top 10 mortgage lenders now are headquartered in...
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2021 Powered by Women

The 2021 class of powered by women, selected from reader nominations, navigated the worst pandemic in more than 100 years, economic uncertainty, and employee anxiety....

2021 Powered By Women – Denise Brooks-Williams

For Denise Brooks-Williams and other hospital executives throughout the world, the most serious health crisis in 100 years created unprecedented challenges as the COVID-19...