Grand Rapids Chamber Appoints Vice President of Business and Talent Development

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Grand Rapids Chamber has appointed Attah Obande as vice president of business and talent development.

In his new role, Obande will oversee the chamber’s talent development, inclusion and business services teams and programs.

“I look forward to putting my experiences into practice with the Grand Rapids Chamber,” Attah said. “I look forward to serving the West Michigan business community as we position our members for success and growth.”

Prior to joining the chamber, Attah worked at SpringGR, an entrepreneur development program. He was born and raised in Nigeria, and lived in London for four years before moving to Grand Rapids at 18 to attend Calvin College. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Calvin in graphic design and business administration and a master’s degree in business administration from Cornerstone University, according to the Chamber.

“We are thrilled to add Attah’s expertise to our team as we continue to work to support our business community and foster a prosperous and prosperous Western Michigan for all,” said Rick Baker, President and CEO of the direction of the Grand Rapids Chamber. “Attah’s extensive experience in business development and coaching entrepreneurs will be an incredible asset to our programs and the way we serve our 2,400 members.”

In addition to his work at the chamber, Obande is also the founder of AGO Design Group, a consulting firm. He is also CEO of iNFable Socks, which describes itself as “a bold and fun sock, social justice and awareness brand that connects the public to various causes, with a portion of the proceeds going to charities to promote social responsibility. social”.

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