Candidate Testimonials

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Candidate Testimonials

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Brandy M.

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: Profiles|

Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Brandy has roots and strong ties here in West Michigan that she could not help but return to. Upon graduation from Western Michigan University in 2008, Brandy decided to [...]

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Jeffrey S.

By |April 12th, 2017|Categories: Profiles|

Jeffrey’s list of residences reads like a list of iconic American cities. He was born and raised in Livingston, New Jersey before attending college at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating, he lived [...]

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Amber G.

By |April 12th, 2017|Categories: Profiles|

After only a month of living in West Michigan, Amber, a North Carolina native, already feels at home. Living in North Carolina and later attending college in Florida, one might think West Michigan is an [...]

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Lauren C.

By |March 20th, 2017|Categories: Profiles|

Raised in West Michigan, Lauren headed to Chicago for her first job offer after graduating from Calvin College. Like many West Michigan Natives, Lauren wanted a change of scenery, which she found working at a [...]

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Don R.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Hailing from Lansing and a graduate of Western Michigan University, Don worked all over Michigan before moving to Massachusetts and then to Upstate New York to work on the vendor side of the IT industry. [...]

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By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Originally from France, Olivier spent the last 15 years living and working outside of London, England. But when his wife began thinking about relocating for her job with Amway, the couple began to consider leaving [...]

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By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

As a West Michigan native, Lisa already finds the beaches of Grand Haven very familiar. Leaving her hometown of Spring Lake behind, Lisa went to college at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. After graduating with [...]

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Monty K.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Normally when you speak with college students about their hometowns, the last thing they say about it is that “it is magical.” Typically the plans for a soon-to-be graduate consist of hopping in the car [...]

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Joel R.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Joel is originally from Pennsylvania, however attended Michigan State University. While at college he met his wife, whose family was originally from Michigan. After college the both of them moved back to Pennsylvania for two [...]

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Anne G.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Anne is a firm believer in deciding what she want and making it happen. As native Michigander from the opposite side of the state, she considers herself fortunate to have made her dream a reality [...]

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Peter B.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Like many Michigan natives, Peter wanted to try something new after graduating high school. He picked Butler University in Indianapolis and left for the big city. Butler was full of opportunities for Peter where he worked [...]

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Anthony A.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Michigan’s Internship Movie and Mixer in June,” said Anthony. “I met several people, passed my resume along, and got a call a week later.” Anthony couldn’t be happier with his “first real job.” He enjoys [...]

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Gigi B.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

“I don’t have any winter clothing” seems like a pretty good excuse not to move to West Michigan from your warm home in Austin, Texas. But that reason didn’t fly for Gigi, whose husband wanted [...]

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Shannon W.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

I am a Michigander, born and raised. I studied at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) for both my undergraduate and master’s degrees. As part of my graduate program, I had the opportunity to participate in [...]

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Drew H.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

Originally from Kalamazoo, I am very familiar with west side of state. I moved to Saginaw sixteen years ago for work. Recently, my wife, a WMU grad, accepted a role with Meijer in Grand Rapids [...]

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Tim M.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

I grew up in Allendale, Michigan. I attended Miami University from 2000-2004 and upon graduation; I joined the Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant. While in the Marine Corps, I lived in Hawaii, did two [...]

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Kristen D.

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Profiles|

I grew up in Grand Rapids, MI, and after college, I moved to Chicago for five years where I worked at an ad agency. I think being away for five years and living in a [...]