Huntington Insights: West Michigan

Ideas, perspectives and personalities of West Michigan's most successful business leaders and Huntington's top financial and insurance experts.

Mark Peterson chases his passion for the outdoors with Worldwide Trophy Adventures

Mark Peterson’s passion for hunting trips and entrepreneurial opportunities has turned Worldwide Trophy Adventures into an industry leader offering booking, tag, and outfitting services.
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New leadership stepped up to put Wolverine Building Group on a path to new growth

They listen to customers and employees, working with them to develop solutions—be it a bigger storage facility or a greater sense of purpose in the work they do—that leads to more opportunities to grow Wolverine.
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Siblings build on family's legacy to grow Harbor Hill Fruit Farms

The Simpson siblings have led Harbor Hill in a new direction over the past decade—and as a result, the business stands uniquely poised for success in the rapidly growing Michigan wine industry.

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NEMCSA offers hope and self-sufficiency to those in need

The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency's (NEMCSA) aim is to strengthen individuals and neighborhoods facing major economic & social challenges.

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What Financial Goals Will You Accomplish in 2019?

We're almost halfway through the year so now's a great time to take stock of your financial performance.

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Suburban Inns: Expansion through a smart hotel business plan

The success of Suburban Inns, the banner under which the branded hotel and restaurant franchises operate, is predicated on getting the basics right.

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Packaging Compliance Labs ensures safe, secure delivery of products for the medical device industry

The company began with the vision to design innovative, customized packaging that delivers medical devices in a safe and sterile manner.

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Hidden treasure: How Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids turns forgotten items into opportunity

90 cents of every dollar spent at Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids' 20 retail stores supports job-training services that include Certified Nurse Aide training.

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Custer Inc.: Designing & furnishing modern offices & workspaces

Custer Inc. empowers people to do their best work through modern workspaces.

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Supporting a small business through expansion loans & financing

Ebels General Store has weathered nearly 100 years, becoming something of a destination for people from miles away, and during special events, as many as 10,000 people visit the store on a single weekend.

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Muskegon Rescue Mission: Emergency homeless shelters for men, women & families

Founded in 1907, the Muskegon Rescue Mission is one of the oldest nonprofit organizations in the area, with a goal to help homeless neighbors through spirituality and independence within society.

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Improving genetic screening with NxGen MDx

NxGen MDx, leveraging investments from Huntington, continues to improve genetic screening and performs 75% better than competitors.

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Fox Motors: A company focused on service

Fox Motors employees are dedicated to supporting and volunteering in the local community by partnering with Meals on Wheels, Kids’ Food Basket and more.

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Kids’ Food Basket: Helping to feed kids

Huntington works with Kids’ Food Basket through financial and volunteer support to help every child reach their full potential.

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Regional Insights

Every market has unique and interesting stories to tell. Learn about some of the noteworthy people and developments driving the local business and financial scene in your corner of the world.

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John Irwin
President, West Michigan Region
John Irwin | President, West Michigan | Huntington Bank