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Monday, 06 March 2023 11:32

SE Mich. nonprofit names Hope Network exec as new CEO

Vista Maria, a Dearborn Heights nonprofit serving abused and neglected girls, has named a new CEO following a six-month search.

Published in Nonprofits
Thursday, 02 March 2023 10:58

Hope Network to break ground soon on $40M housing project

GRAND RAPIDS — Nonprofit disability service provider Hope Network is set to break ground this spring on a $40 million affordable housing project after overcoming pandemic- and financing-related delays.

Tuesday, 20 December 2022 12:52

New Hope Network CEO discusses canceled neuro rehabilitation deal, 2023 plans

A former office furniture executive whose career includes positions at Kentwood Office Furniture and the former Herman Miller Inc., Bob Von Kaenel took over as Hope Network’s CEO on Dec. 1.

Published in Nonprofits

Thursday, 08 December 2022 11:50

Longtime West Michigan office furniture exec to lead Hope Network 

GRAND RAPIDS — Bob Von Kaenel, a longtime executive at Kentwood Office Furniture and Herman Miller Inc., has been named the new president and CEO of nonprofit health care services provider Hope Network.

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 06 December 2022 10:27

Network180 secures $3.9M in Kent Co. ARPA funding to build out behavioral health crisis services

The $3.9 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding that Network180 received from Kent County will help support mental health care services for people in a crisis.

Published in Health Care
Wednesday, 29 June 2022 12:44

Hope Network to sell neuro rehab unit amid growing focus on mental health

The pending sale of Hope Network’s neuro rehabilitation business to a large, national care provider comes as the Grand Rapids-based nonprofit seeks to expand further into mental health care.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 13 March 2022 18:03

People in the news: March 14, 2022

Here is the MiBiz People in the news report for March 14, 2022

Published in Talent
Sunday, 07 November 2021 17:45

Employers increasingly rely on workers with disabilities amid work-from-home, talent shortage

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Trina Edmondson rarely got calls from employers interested in hiring a person with a disability.

Published in Talent
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 15:57

Hope Network purchases Fulton Manor property for $4.1M; plans ‘large number’ of affordable housing units

GRAND RAPIDS — Hope Network has purchased the Fulton Manor property in Grand Rapids for $4.1 million with redevelopment plans that call for about 120 affordable housing units.

Sunday, 26 September 2021 17:42

MiBiz Growth Report: Sept. 26, 2021

This is the MiBiz growth report for September 26, 2021.

Published in Economic Development
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 17:08

Hope Network moving into former D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s campus

GRAND RAPIDS — Hope Network is taking over D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s former campus on Leonard Street Northeast, continuing nonprofit services at the property as DABJ consolidates to a new site.

Thursday, 10 June 2021 17:04

Hope Network to close Coldwater care center as a result of 2019 no-fault insurance reforms

COLDWATER — Hope Network will close a long-term housing center in Coldwater for people with severe disabilities as a new fee schedule is set to take effect under recent automotive no-fault insurance reforms.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 23 May 2021 18:15

Employers embrace more flexible workplaces as in-person restrictions lift

The lifting of Michigan’s in-person work restrictions is a light at the end of the tunnel for remote workers eager to get back to the office, while others are hoping flexible work settings will stick long term.

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 16:57

Forest View Hospital in Grand Rapids names new CEO

GRAND RAPIDS — Forest View Hospital named a long-time behavioral health care executive as its new CEO.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 08 December 2019 17:30

Hope Network adds CMO to address social barriers to health, forge partnerships

Creating the new role of chief medical officer positions Hope Network to better meet the major trends occurring in health care today as well as to craft new partnerships with care providers.

Published in Health Care

Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:44


Addiction can take a massive toll on a person’s life and the people around them. Whether the addiction is with drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, or something else, Hope Network’s Center for Recovery provides a highly professional, boutique-style environment for a safe and confidential recovery. 

Published in Sponsored content
Friday, 28 September 2018 19:27

Second Chances: West Michigan companies see ‘banning the box’ as a solution to talent crunch

Companies and job-placement organizations in West Michigan say an executive order signed by Gov. Rick Snyder comes as a good first step in addressing the state’s skilled trades shortage.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 25 December 2016 17:03

Hope Network sees ‘great year’ ahead, with uncertainty from ACA fate

Hope Network CEO Phil Weaver expects a “great year” for the Michigan and U.S. economies in 2017, although he worries about uncertainty created by the likely repeal of the Affordable Care Act or significant changes that may occur to the program. The Grand Rapids-based Hope Network provides neuro-rehabilitation for people with brain injuries, behavioral health care, and services and housing for people with a developmental disability. Hope Network employs about 2,800 people statewide and has an annual operating budget of about $140 million.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 25 December 2016 16:52

‘Like defusing a bomb:’ Affordable Care Act likely to change, but extent and timing remain uncertain

No matter whether you love or hate the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, what’s become clear is that 2017 will bring major changes to the federal health care reform law.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 27 November 2016 16:05

Hope Network steps up in Holland after Kandu’s closure

HOLLAND — The impact of Kandu Inc.’s closure last year could have been far worse for adults with disabilities in Ottawa County were it not for the opening in October of the Hope Network Development Center.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 18 September 2016 16:31

National organizations invest in public health through grants to local nonprofits

GRAND RAPIDS — Two teams of nonprofits in Grand Rapids this year received grants from national organizations focused on racial disparity in health outcomes.

Published in Nonprofits