Succession Planning is Successful Planning

Among the many positives of northern Michigan’s business community is the vast number of local and family-owned companies across our business landscape. That’s important as local and family ownership often brings various assets to a region that extend well beyond a company’s bottom line. Local...

Raising More Boats

“A rising tide lifts all boats” is a phrase made famous by President John F. Kennedy borrowed from a chamber of commerce in his native New England – an aphorism that suggests pretty much everyone benefits from a growing economy. It’s also a saying often panned...