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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.

Edythe Hatter-Williams: A Lifetime of Lessons

As Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO at Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) stands outside the CAMW! building awaiting the end of her photo shoot, she casually opens the door for an unsuspecting patron pushing a stroller. The simple act speaks to her …

Amy Hanson & Sami Weaver Owning Their Future

Being diagnosed with a long-term disease affects everyone differently. But Amy Hanson and Samantha Weaver have decided they won’t let their diabetes control them. Instead, both are dedicated to creating their own future and inspiring others to do the …

Michael Flory: Dedicated Dad

The greatest gift any father could give to his children is love and perseverance. Michael Flory, co-owner of Custom Built has those qualities in spades. Overcoming a personal tragedy at a young age, Flory now finds happiness and peace in his relationship …

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 …