Professor Susan E. Alcock has been appointed Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan-Flint. The Board of Regents on June 21 approved Alcock’s appointment, which began July 1. Alcock previously served as special counsel for institutional outreach and engagement in the Office of U-M President Mark Schlissel. She also […]

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Genesee Health System (GHS) has named Dr. Wendy Ringo as the new executive director of Genesee Community Health Center. She will also serve as the GHS’ vice president of medical operations. Dr. Ringo, formerly the chief operating officer for a large healthcare system with 10 clinics in Chicago, has spent her profession career orchestrating educational […]

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The 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference offered thought-provoking sessions about issues that are critically important to the state of Michigan and Genesee County. Three pillars set the stage: First, Is Michigan Prepared? Discussion focused on ensuring Michigan’s competitiveness for major business investment by protecting the existing business climate and addressing issues preventing sustained prosperity for all. Second, […]

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For a decade, the eTEAM was perhaps known as the organization that presented Jumpstart, a half-day conference held annually for prospective and emerging entrepreneurs in Flint & Genesee. Although the conference was retired at the conclusion of last year’s event, eTEAM is alive and well, and still hard at work helping entrepreneurs to realize their […]

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As 78 golf professionals compete for a $2-million purse during The Ally Challenge, the Genesee Area Focus Fund (GAFF), the nonprofit arm of the Flint & Genesee Chamber, will also have the chance to benefit from the players’ performance. Through the tournament’s Birdies for Charity campaign, GAFF and other participating nonprofits can solicit donations and […]

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Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. has named Brian Griffin as its new chief executive officer and chairman of the Board of Directors, effective June 4. “This is a time of great opportunity for Diplomat, and I have long admired the Company and its innovative approach to driving better health outcomes,” said Griffin. “Following years of leadership experience […]

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