2019 40Under40: The Region’s Most Influential Professionals Under Age 40

Just ahead is the TCBN's 13th annual list of the 40 most influential regional leaders under age 40! This highly-anticipated celebration 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...

“Range”: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

By David Epstein Riverhead Books, May 28, 2019 339 pages hardcover $28; softcover, $23; e-read version $15 Reviewed by Chris Wendel In a nutshell: Reversing a popular belief, author David Epstein makes the case that having a diverse set of skills is more effective over time and more fulfilling...

Bank on This: Tech, finance heavyweights launch new merchant bank

[caption id="attachment_23372" align="alignleft" width="533"] Casey Cowell, Turner Booth, George Cochran, Lowell Gruman, Cori Chekhovskiy and Keith Nielson.[/caption] Traverse City titans George Cochran, Casey Cowell and Lowell Gruman – all long-time leaders in their respective fields of finance, technology and investment banking – are launching a new bank. The...