Introducing Thomas Coke: Entrepreneur in Residence

By: Hunter Mylek Thomas Coke is currently the Entrepreneur in Residence at the Richard M. And Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University. Coke grew up in Grand…

Denim Redefined: Q&A with Kushan Shah

Kushan Shah is a global entrepreneur focused on making a sustainable impact in the U.S. and his home country of India. Shah is an international student at Grand Valley State University studying Business Economics and Entrepreneurship. Shah enjoys playing tennis…

Spotlight: Q&A w/ Ariana Waller

By Kayla Sosa Note: This interview was conducted in February 2020, before the shutdown caused by the global pandemic, COVID-19.  Ariana Waller is a Grand Rapids-based entrepreneur, multi-business owner, and tech innovator. She attended Tuskegee University and is originally from…