• Greater Lansing CVB Announces Board

     
    POSTED February 1, 2017
     

Proud to announce its new Board of Officers for 2017, The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau’s roster is finally complete. “We are very fortunate to have such a vital, dedicated group of business professionals and community leaders comprising our Board,” says Jack Schripsema, president. “I look forward to working with them to promote the Greater Lansing community.”

Board

Mark Alley, Chair from Emergent BioDenfense Operations Lansing, LLC

Kendric Hall, Vice Chair from Radisson Hotel & Lansing at the Capital

Rebecca Selesky, Secretary-Treasurer from Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

Dorothy E. Maxwell, Past-Chair from Max Weingar Group

Barry Freed from Art Craft Display, Inc.

Cindy Bowen from Crowne Plaza Lansing West

Thomas M. Collins from Traverse City Leasing, Inc.

Kellie Dean from Dean Transportation/Dean Trailways

Brian McGrain from Ingham County Commissioner

Eric Sudol from East Lansing Marriott at University Place

Michael Brand from Wharton Center for Performing Arts

For the last six decades, Stafford’s Hospitality has provided waterfront dining and historic lodging throughout Northern Michigan. Now Stafford’s is entering a new chapter with the retirement of both Stafford Smith, the company’s founder, and Dudley Marvin, Stafford’s longtime business partner and former president of the company.

 

Welcome to Michigan! Boutique Hotel Professionals, a management company specializing in boutique hotels and luxury experiences, has launched its operations, establishing its headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan. Currently, the organization manages The Inn at St. John’s, an AAA Four Diamond resort with a 27-hole golf course and 48,000 square feet of meeting space for corporate events as well as luxury weddings.

 

After 7 years of planning, the VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center is now open in downtown Muskegon. The official ribbon cutting took place on April 12, 2021.