Strategic Partners

Please support the Strategic Partners of the Grand Rapids IMA Chapter who provide services and solve problems for finance and accounting professionals.


About Sponsor
Connect Resources provides finance and accounting professionals for direct hire and contract staffing solutions. Please contact Todd Hanson when you have a hiring or contract staffing need or you are ready to consider a new job opportunity.

Contact Information
Todd Hanson
Phone: 616-896-1525

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DWH is a group of highly accomplished financial and business professionals helping closely-held businesses maximize value, opportunities, and outcomes. DWH provides clients with advanced assessment protocols, decision-making support, and implementation tools in situations requiring business and financial advisory services, including ownership transition, succession planning, turnaround and restructure.

Contact Information
Bruce Townsley
Phone: 616-283-8657

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Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset - their people. Mercer's more than 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC).

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Mick Young
Phone: 616-233-4350


About Sponsor
MS&T been serving West Michigan since 1979 as a full service accounting, tax and consulting firm, providing top quality solutions to our clients.  We offer financial planning, succession planning, sales and acquisition services, and general business consulting in addition to financial and tax reporting compliance work. As advocates and advisors we are committed to providing our clients with close, personal attention. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional education, state-of-the art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

Contact Information
Scott Ritsema
Phone: 616-554-5800

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Founded by local business and professional leaders and supported by nearly 800 equally-local initial investors, we opened on April 30, 2009. Thanks to our unique organizational culture and relationship-based business model, we’ve grown steadily and successfully into one of the area’s premier independent banks. We've developed a well-deserved reputation for consistently delivering an outstanding banking experience that’s driven by our unwavering commitment to rock-solid relationships and unsurpassed personal service. 

We invite you to explore a relationship with our Bank. As you get to know us, we’re confident you’ll agree that Grand River Bank is “Smaller. Smarter.”

Contact Information
Sandy Cilek
Phone: 616-204-2304


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SCS is a technology service provider that’s been serving Grand Rapids and the Lakeshore since 1998.  We understand business - IT just needs to work.  We proactively target the causes of your IT stress and drive to eliminate downtime.  Our service goal is to get your IT to just run so you can remain focused on what’s important.

Contact Information
Dave Rogers
Phone: 616-828-0558


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Van Wyk Risk Solutions is a boutique provider of insurance and risk management solutions. Through vast experience, a hands-on personal approach, and creative thinking, Van Wyk provides custom risk management solutions to people and organizations looking for a true partner. Van Wyk Risk Solutions takes the time to understand the personal and commercial risks of their clients, giving them the confidence and security they need to thrive and be secure.

Contact Information
Matt Capel
Phone: 616-726-1068