Posts tagged: Entrepreneur

CU Alumna To Give Back To the Community Through an Upscale Thrift Store

By Jordan Grooters on May 23, 2018

Throughout her life, Cornerstone University alumna Lauren Manzer (B.A. ’16) usually got dressed in the morning with a little help from her sister's closet. "She's a shopper and always has the latest and greatest," says Manzer. "I'm known for not spending my money and being an outfit repeater. Of course, when she catches me wearing her clothes…it's not her favorite. A few years ago, out of spite of…

Brodie Hock: Creating A 'Better Way to Donut'

By Audrey Wierenga on February 13, 2020

Brodie Hock (B.A. ’06), also known as "Bro," saw an opportunity for a better donut shop in Grand Rapids. Ever since growing up on Michigan's east side and frequenting a local 24-hour donut shop, he has loved the sweet treat. He came to Grand Rapids for college, but his love for donuts didn't stop there.