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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.

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GRCC Alumni-Owned Businesses 

Business Name Alumni Name Website Business Type or Industry
Airborne Burrittos Nate Peltier www.facebook.com/silverstarcafe/ Food Truck
American Etching LLC Robert Christian Prevette www.american-etching.com Engraving, Marking, Etching
Archival Brewing Levi & Callee Knoll https://archivalbrewing.com/ Brewery
Andrew J Schmidt Photography Andrew Schmidt

(574) 849-4209

http://ajsphoto.co/

Photography
Art Caribbean Fusion Cuisine Gilma Delacruz www.artcaribbeanrestaurant.com Restaurant
Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired Marcus Manders www.abvimichigan.org Non-Profit
Black Calder Brewing Company Terry Rostic www.facebook.com/blackcalderbrewing/ Brewery
Carolina Low Country Thomas Pugh www.carolinalck.com Restaurant
City Built Brewing Company Edwin Collazo www.citybuiltbrewing.com Brewery
Control Solutions Inc Ryan Kaufman www.controlyourbuilding.com Building Automation Services
Custer Inc Dave Custer www.custerinc.com Planning and Furnishing Offices, Schools and Health

Decadent desserts by Donna

Donna Owens https://www.facebook.com/DecadentDessertsbyDonna Bakery
E3 Coaching Studio Amy Pierce Danders www.e3coachingstudio.com Career and Life Coaching
El Caribe Gilma DeLaCruz www.facebook.com/ElCaribeFoodTruck Food Truck
Emily Luyk Illustration & Fine Art Emily Luyk emilyluyk.com Art

Flashback on Leonard

Perian Olson

www.facebook.com/flashbackonleonard

Vintage Thrift Store
Four Chefs Andrew Schultz https://www.fourchefsgr.com Catering, Meal delivery, Cooking lessons
Fresh Coast Signs Brett Jeltema www.freshcoastsigns.com Signage, Wraps, Graphics
GarenHuis Yarn Studio Shelly Filips www.garenhuis.com Yarn Shop
Gas Pedal Customs Rochelle Copeland www.gaspedalcustoms.com Automotive Customizing
Grand Haven Therapeutic Massage Melissa Bush www.facebook.com/Grand-Haven-Therapeutic-Massage-626038541247937/ Massage, Healthcare
Grandville IT Rescue Sam Sheridan www.grandvillerescue.com IT Services
Holland Cakery ‘n’ Sweets Katy Bopp

(616) 396-0200

katy.hollandcakery.com

Bakery
Hull Heating and Cooling Katie Hull https://www.facebook.com/HullsHeatingAndCooling/ Heating and Cooling
Ice Box Brand Chris Morin www.iceboxbrand.com Food Truck
Julie Schillim Counseling Julie Owen Schillim www.julieschillimllc.com Counseling
KAZAP Accessibility Associates Bettye-Ann Nellett www.kazapaa.com Accessibility Consulting
Meyers Hometown Bakery Jeffrey Meyers www.meyersbakery.com Bakery
Mixed Staffing & Recruiting Sara Knoester www.mixedmi.com Recruiting Agency
Monica's Cookies Monica Mitidieri www.monicasgourmet.com Bakery
Morgan Jean Photography Morgan Brown www.morganjeanphotography.com  Photography
Music Studio of Karen A Betz-Griewahn Karen A Betz Griewahn www.facebook.com/KBGriewahn/ Piano and Flute Lessons
Patty Matters Lauren D'Angelo www.pattymatters.com Food Truck
Pressed In Time Rock Dandeneau www.tastebudsconnects.com Food Truck, Catering
RC Caylan Atelier RC Caylan www.rccaylan.com Clothing Store
Social Arts Darrin Mayweather and Christopher Sampson www.socialartsllc.com Personal Chef
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Michael Herblet www.sweetwaterscafe.com/mi-grand-rapids-monroe-north Café
TACt Marketing & Strategy Chelsie Wyse

 (616) 283-2490

get-intact.com/

Marketing Agency
The Color Forest Elizabeth Forest www.thecolorforest.com Handmade Jewelry
The Ginger Chef Jennifer Zirkle-Grawburg www.thegingerchef.net Personal Chef
VanKempen Electric Dave VanKempen www.vankempenelectric.com Electrician 
YoChef's Mobile Gourmet Joseff VanHorn www.yochefscatering.com Food Truck, Catering
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