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Alumni-Owned Businesses

GRCC proudly supports its alumni-owned businesses.

This directory highlights the extraordinary accomplishments of GRCC alumni who took the Raider route to fulfill their dreams of becoming a business owner. 

We're honnored to provide this listing as an opportunity for our alumni and GRCC community to reach out to fellow Raiders and build on opportunities of continued success and support.

Are you a GRCC alumni business owner? Let us know!

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GRCC Alumni-Owned Businesses 

Business Name Alumni Name Website Business Type or Industry
Airborne Burrittos Nate Peltier Food Truck
American Etching LLC Robert Christian Prevette Engraving, Marking, Etching
Archival Brewing Levi & Callee Knoll Brewery
Andrew J Schmidt Photography Andrew Schmidt

(574) 849-4209

Art Caribbean Fusion Cuisine Gilma Delacruz Restaurant
Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired Marcus Manders Non-Profit
Black Calder Brewing Company Terry Rostic Brewery
Carolina Low Country Thomas Pugh Restaurant
City Built Brewing Company Edwin Collazo Brewery
Control Solutions Inc Ryan Kaufman Building Automation Services
Custer Inc Dave Custer Planning and Furnishing Offices, Schools and Health

Decadent desserts by Donna

Donna Owens Bakery
E3 Coaching Studio Amy Pierce Danders Career and Life Coaching
El Caribe Gilma DeLaCruz Food Truck
Emily Luyk Illustration & Fine Art Emily Luyk Art

Flashback on Leonard

Perian Olson

Vintage Thrift Store
Four Chefs Andrew Schultz Catering, Meal delivery, Cooking lessons
Fresh Coast Signs Brett Jeltema Signage, Wraps, Graphics
GarenHuis Yarn Studio Shelly Filips Yarn Shop
Gas Pedal Customs Rochelle Copeland Automotive Customizing
GR Task Master LLC Mary Jo Jezowski MI courier and task service
Grand Haven Therapeutic Massage Melissa Bush Massage, Healthcare
Grandville IT Rescue Sam Sheridan IT Services
Holland Cakery ‘n’ Sweets Katy Bopp

(616) 396-0200

Hull Heating and Cooling Katie Hull Heating and Cooling
I could cook that Andrea Keating & Amber Smith Cooking Courses
Ice Box Brand Chris Morin Food Truck
Julie Schillim Counseling Julie Owen Schillim Counseling
KAZAP Accessibility Associates Bettye-Ann Nellett Accessibility Consulting
Meyers Hometown Bakery Jeffrey Meyers Bakery
Mixed Staffing & Recruiting Sara Knoester Recruiting Agency
Monica's Cookies Monica Mitidieri Bakery
Morgan Jean Photography Morgan Brown  Photography
Music Studio of Karen A Betz-Griewahn Karen A Betz Griewahn Piano and Flute Lessons
Palermo Pizza Marissa Stevenson Pizza Place
Pathways To The Sacred / Sacred Steam GR Becky Haderer-Tamburello Reiki, and Yoni Steam
Patty Matters Lauren D'Angelo Food Truck
Pressed In Time Rock Dandeneau Food Truck, Catering
RC Caylan Atelier RC Caylan Clothing Store
Social Arts Darrin Mayweather and Christopher Sampson Personal Chef
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Michael Herblet Café
TACt Marketing & Strategy Chelsie Wyse

 (616) 283-2490

Marketing Agency
The Color Forest Elizabeth Forest Handmade Jewelry
The Ginger Chef Jennifer Zirkle-Grawburg Personal Chef
The Space Becky Haderer-Tamburello “A co-working community”
VanKempen Electric Dave VanKempen Electrician 
YoChef's Mobile Gourmet Joseff VanHorn Food Truck, Catering

Disclaimer: Businesses listed on this site are provided strictly as a courtesy service to Grand Rapids Community College faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends. The inclusion of any business on this site does not represent an endorsement. It is important to note that listings may not be regularly screened for the accuracy of the information or the quality of the amenities offered.