September 2022 Issue
40Under40: Forty of the region's best and brightest
Compiled by Ross Boissoneau and Craig Manning
Following is TCBN's 16th annual list of the 40 most influential regional leaders under age 40.
This list recognizes individuals in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie and Kalkaska counties under the age of 40 whose professional and community efforts during this past year had the most impact on their community, the region and the economy.
The 2022 class is comprised of 22 women and 18 men. More than half are new to the list. Below they describe their regional economic impact, what local person inspires them and their next big thing.
A panel of …
The Devilish Details: Leaders should focus on two back-office services: accounting and finance management
Among the myriad entrepreneurial companies our advisors have helped to grow, sell or assist in a strategic exit, there are some universal truths: Not a single one launched their startup because they love accounting. Or navigating new tax laws. Or ferreting out under-the-radar tax breaks to ensure ACA law compliance.
These organizations also didn’t go into business because of their interest in fending off and developing a response plan in case of cyberattack, or — …
The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welsh Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America – and How to Undo his Legacy
By David Gelles
Reviewed by Chris Wendel
Many of us who grew up in or around Michigan can relate to the nurtured automotive employee who had careers at Ford or General Motors (known in the day as “Generous Motors”). The post-World War II environment was right for large, growing companies that valued employees and provided substantial benefits and, in many cases, life long employment.
In his recent book “The Man Who Broke Capitalism,” New York …
Manufacturers: Don't forget about your third-shift workers!
When it comes to workplace culture, TentCraft is recognized as a leading employer in the Grand Traverse region. From our progressive parental leave benefits and subsidized child care, to our fleet of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards that employees can use free of charge, we’re constantly tailoring our benefits to promote a positive culture and retain our top talent.
Our business has grown in the past 18 months to the point where we need to …