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Ami Iceman-Haueter

Ami Iceman-Hauter is the Brand Manager at M3 Group in downtown Lansing. Iceman is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelors degree in creative advertising.

Better, Brighter Businesses

Deb Muchmore is one of Michigan’s most respected public relations strategists and counselors, but her new role as partner at Kandler Reed Khoury and Muchmore has also added her name to the respected business owner list. Though she insists others deserve …

A 5k for a Cause

Isabelle Wynn and Zoe ZieglerFor our August issue, Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine is proud to feature this year’s ePIFanyNow™ Y-PIF award winners. ePIFanyNow works to create a revolution of positive, transformational experiences through …

From DJ to Dad

Everyone knows him as Mojo but only a few get to call him Dad. Matt Lersch — otherwise known as Q106’s DJ, Mojo, is a household name for anyone who’s ready to rock, but Mojo found a new calling outside of his love for music, and it’s his love …

Stella Cash, Happy and Healthy Living

Stella Cash has held many influential positions in her career, but none so important as her role as mother, grandmother and just recently, great-grandmother. Cash’s story is unique and her passion for her family and her career are unmatched. The …

Embracing Change & Moving Forward

April Clobes President and CEO is a new role for April Clobes, but it’s not a role she ever expected to be in. In college she imagined she’d end up working for a magazine (not on the cover of one) or editing books. She even dabbled in pre-law …

Tashmica Torok A Spark of Light

Tashmica Torok is a survivor. But after sitting with her for just fifteen minutes, anyone would know she is so much more. She is a hugger. She’s a smart, sassy, no-nonsense mom. And she’s an inspiration to hundreds of survivors of sexual trauma. She …

Keep Warm

We all know spring takes its time showing up in Michigan — so this month I made heating pads for my friends to keep them warm, while the sun catches up. I love these heating pads because they are extra long to wrap over your shoulders or around your …

Alison and Dominic Lathrop, Superwoman

Alison Lathrop is the proud mother of four lively, curious, adventurous kids. She takes care of her family, keeps the toys from over taking the living room and works to keep the household running day-in and day-out. But her days play out differently than …

Love What You Do

“I think it’s important to do what you love. I just believe that if you do what you love doing, what you can truly see yourself doing, you can do it for years and be happy,” Dr. Robyn Messing said. Dr. Robyn Messing, owner of Practice of Dermatology …

Erin McDonough Life Well-balanced

As a mom to a 15-month-old and President and CEO of the Michigan Oil and Gas Association, Erin McDonough isn’t worried about finding a balance between the two worlds, her only concern is being the best she can be at both. Appointed President and …

Marylou Olivarez Mason: The Will to Succeed

As Marylou Olivarez Mason, Executive Director of the Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan and 2014 Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, sits among shelves full of family photos and walls of awards, she tells the story of her humble beginnings …

Karen Grannemann: The Business of Connections

CEO may just be a title to some, but for Karen Grannemann, CEO and General Manager at the University Club in East Lansing, it means so much more. To Grannemann, CEO means she has to be a teacher, manager, party planner and friend and she does it all …