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Jeff Rostoni: Owner and operator at Air Quality Consultants

Jeff Rostoni is the owner and operator of Air Quality Consultants in Haslett. When he graduated from Michigan State University in 1995 with an environmental degree, he wasn’t sure what type of job he would get out of college. After working at an environmental firm for several years, Rostoni started Air Quality Consultants in 2012. […]

Matters of Representation for Lansing-area Entrepreneurs

Supporting Business Owners of Diverse Backgrounds Helps Move Michigan forward The spirit of entrepreneurship is a part of Michigan’s heritage. To recapture that legacy for Michigan’s future success as a state, organizations must work to embrace and support aspiring business owners who reflect the state’s diverse population. Rob Fowler, CEO of the Small Business Association […]

A Glimpse Through the Eyes of the Architects

Local Developers Share How They Envision the Future of Lansing When it comes to the Lansing area, some things remain constant. The Michigan Capitol and Michigan State University, built and established in the mid- to late 19th century, have served as iconic pillars connected by a thoroughfare. Over the years, this corridor and its surrounding […]

Cyber Insurance

Companies large and small are getting financial protection from breaches by hackers Despite our best hopes and intentions, it’s an inevitability in life that bad things can and will happen. We buy insurance for our vehicles, homes, health care and even our lives, all to protect against the potential financial hardships that could come from […]

Raising the Barre: Fitness Trend is Growing in the Lansing Area

Remember the Shake Weight? How about the Thighmaster? What about the NordicTrack that worked better as a place to hang your clothes? Exercise fads come as quickly as they fade away. By nature, a fad is both intense and short-lived. A trend, on the other hand, is different. Although also measured by popularity, a trend […]

Into the fold

Addition of Shiawassee to Lansing region brings beneficial opportunities Talk about expansion: In September, the federal government issued a decision that caused the Lansing region to grow by 70,000 people. On Sept. 14, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget announced the addition of Shiawassee County to the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of the tri-county […]

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