Year in Review with Rick Baker

West Michigan has had an incredible year. 2022 for many was the first full post pandemic year, where operations returned to normal and businesses flourished. But this year wasn’t without its challenges.

Rick Baker, President & CEO of the Grand Rapids Chamber was interviewed on our Back to Business Podcast to recap the last year, and learn more about how businesses are overcoming some of this year’s top challenges like: talent shortages, inflation, and supply chain issues. Baker is excited to see West Michigan continue to lead the state in economic growth. He’s also excited to see West Michigan continue to be a region where individuals and families are coming from all over the country and world are starting to call home.

This is an episode of the Back to Business Podcast you won’t want to miss.


Missed our interview with Rick Baker in April? Check it out! We go over some of the exciting growth Grand Rapids has seen in the last decade or so.


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