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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.

Kristen & Taylor Taylor: Singing a Happy Tune

Mothers play many roles in their daughters’ lives — teacher, protector, disciplinarian, caretaker, cheerleader and, of course, friend. Kristen Taylor is no exception. Along with acting as the Deputy Director at National Alliance on Mental Illness, …

Lindsay Peters: Caring About Women Locally

They say it takes a village to raise a child, well according to Lindsay Peters, Director of Marketing and Development at Eaton Rapids Medical Center, the city of Eaton Rapids gave her everything she could have asked for growing up and now she is doing …

Ann Nguyen: A Frozen Fairytale

You may think the sweetest thing in Sugar Berry is the frozen yogurt or the dozens of delicious toppings, but there is one thing sweeter: the bubbly and infectious personality of Ann Nguyen, owner of Sugar Berry. The petite and lively Nguyen went …

Rebecca Clark: A Passion for Fashion

Vera Wang, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lansing. They may not be three things that naturally fit together, but one local fashion lover has a successful career thanks to that exact line up. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do … so I went to LCC (Lansing …

Dr. LaKeeya Tucker: Health, Happiness and Heart

It may seem impossible to find time for family, philanthropy and a non-stop medical career, but Dr. LaKeeya Tucker has found a way to master them all and still remain humble. “I knew that I wanted to be an OB-GYN since I was in my first year,” …

Siham Baladi: Season of Peace

As Siham Baladi, owner of Silver and Beyond, stands surrounded by beautiful pieces of jewelry and enchanting gifts, she doesn’t wish for material items this holiday season, but rather peace for all. “I go out in the mornings to run and I feel …

Cathy George: Volleyball Victories

Some may think that the end goal for the head coach of a Big Ten volleyball team is an amazing record and a shot at a championship. While those are important factors for Cathy George, head coach of the Michigan State University women’s volleyball …

Cindy Kosloski: Living in Style

As CEO of the Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing (HBA), Cindy Kosloski works to keep up with industry trends, serve her members, be a resource to the community and help make houses into homes. “I love my job! Some days I think to myself …

A Woman’s World

Of the more than 1,500 employees at the GM Lansing Grand River Assembly plant, 360 are female, and three (along with their many team members) are making a dramatic impact on the launch team for the 2014 Cadillac CTS. These three remarkable women may …

Melissa Kaplan: Entertaining the Arts

Surrounded by art and music throughout her childhood it’s no wonder that Melissa Kaplan found a career in the same field. As Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator at Lansing Community College (LCC) Kaplan has a hand in all things creative around campus. “I …

Sara Wurfel – A State of Happiness

After a few years on the West Coast, native Michigander, Sara Wurfel returned to the place she says has always been home. As a self-proclaimed “Michigan Ambassador” Wurfel chose mid-Michigan to advance in her career and set roots with her family. A …