Diversity’s Kitchen: Serving homemade foods inspired by grandmother’s recipes

By Kayla Sosa For Jenea Irvin, cooking is more than a job - it's a passion. As the owner of Diversity's Kitchen - a takeout food service - wife, and mother of four children, Irvin spends a lot of her…

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…

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…