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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.

Jim Murray: Down to Earth Dad

He may hold a high profile position but when it comes to raising his sons, Jim Murray is just a down to earth dad. With a title like President of AT&T Michigan it’s easy to assume Murray would always be running from one event to another and …

MaryLee Davis, A Chance to Change the World

With her petite frame, radiant smile and contagiously positive attitude, most wouldn’t know that MaryLee Davis has fought for her family, for her dream career and for her life. With so much pep and positivity packed into such a small package it’s …

Desirae Kelley-Kato: Caring About Women Locally

“I think what makes Desirae stand out is her passion for this and her genuine dedication to this work. It’s difficult work, but she always goes above and beyond in everything, even in the things she does outside of CARE. I don’t know how she …

The Lady of Logistics

Name: Susan Fennell Currently Employed with: Michigan State University – University Services Logistics Current Title: Logistics Operations Supervisor   Like many little girls Susan Fennell’s childhood dream was to help people, …

Jack and Sue Davis: For the Love of Giving

Love stories come in all shapes and sizes, some even the size of an entire city. Jack and Sue Davis share their love of giving and their love of Lansing. Throughout the years, Jack and Sue have given time and support to numerous foundations and …

A Guru of All Things

Bio Name: Kristin Beltzer College and Degree: Michigan State University, Degree in Public Relations and a Masters from Western Michigan University in Public Administration Current Employer: Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Current Position: Senior …

Jeanie Croope: A Holiday Tradition

A longtime mid-Michigan resident and self-proclaimed “townie,” Jeanie Croope loves her community, but there is one thing she loves just a bit more… Christmas. Croope’s home around the holiday season becomes a Christmas wonderland with upward …

Leader of the Pack

Name: Linda Shawnee-Hurley Currently Employed with: Emergent BioSolutions Current Title: Protective Services K9 Officer Having a passion early in life, Linda Shawnee-Hurley, always knew she’d end up working with animals. But growing up with …

Alfreda Schmidt: Lansing’s Leading Lady

Alfreda Schmidt has helped build the City of Lansing into what it is today, and although she’s 86 years old — an age some might consider retirement-ready — she isn’t done yet. She’s a woman whose accomplishment list is taller than she …

Building a Stronger Spirit

BIO: Name: Jill Mason Family: Husband, Shaun and son, Brock College and Degree: Michigan State University, bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, master’s degree in kinesiology sports administration. Current Employer: Michigan State University Current …

Zahrah Resh: An Artist at Heart

With bright colors flooding the walls of her gallery and a even brighter smile strewn across her face, Zahrah Resh is the epitome of the american dream. Resh’s story is just as unique as her artwork. “I was told by teachers and adults that …

Moving Up With Moxie

Editor’s note: Welcome to Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine’s newest feature – Careers for Consideration. Every other month we will profile with a woman who has a career that some might consider out-of-the-box or perhaps a career that we …