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Hosted by Barry County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Alliance 

Hastings Location

Join us in downtown Hastings for a casual, professional networking event with hiring local companies. 

Barry County prides itself on providing a high quality of life creating an ideal setting to for any family desiring a rural setting and a natural landscape. It has been said that Barry County is on the way to everywhere being only a short 30 minute drive to all of West Michigan’s urban areas including Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Grand Rapids.


November 27, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Walldorff Brewpub & Bistro

105 E. State Street

Hastings, MI 49058


Participating Companies 2019

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Edward Jones

Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million investors from more offices than any other investment firm in America. We attribute a great deal of our success to our principles and personal, long-term approach to investing. We have consistently been ranked among the best companies to work for by FORTUNE magazine, and our employees tend to stay with us for years. As a privately owned company, Edward Jones has a very personal feel that’s almost like family. And we’re very proud of that. With career paths that fit your life, our training and support can lead to greater personal and professional rewards.


Financial Advisors

Hastings Fiberglass Products

Hastings Fiber Glass Products is a family-owned business that manufactures hot line tools and equipment used on high voltage power lines. The company was established in 1959 in Hastings, Michigan. In 2018, we built a brand new, state-of-the-art 100,000 square foot building with a two-story corporate office build-out totaling 12,000 square feet.

As originators of the Tel-0-Pole telescoping hot stick and many other patented products, we're proud to be the industry innovator of hot line tools and equipment. Today, we're a worldwide supplier with products in use in more than 50 different countries. At home and abroad, we remain focused on delivering tools that line crews can really trust. When it comes to making safe, dependable products, we've satisfied tough customers around the world. 


Electrical Engineers

Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health, a not-for-profit, integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 31,000 compassionate professionals, 4,300 medical staff experts, 3,700 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 155 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings.


Admin, Finance, HR, IT, Marketing, Sales, Science/Engineering


TNR Machine

TNR machine has grown into a responsive manufacturer of prototypes and production tooling, inspection and test tooling, mold components, and precision machine parts. We strive to grow our business with the same passion and endeavor we put into our quality products.


Human Resources and Process Control, Shipping/Receiving/Inventory Control, Quality Control Managers


Flexfab is a global leader in the manufacturing of high performance silicone and other advanced polymer products.


Production Manager, Aftermarket Regional Sales Manager, Project Engineer, Product Marketing Specialist Production Supervisor, Computer Support Specialist

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McKeown | Kraai Professional CPAs

For more than 30 years, the McKeown | Kraai Professional CPAs team has worked with individuals and businesses to provide personalized financial guidance and support with a comprehensive list of accounting services. Forward-thinking, qualified professionals are here to help you understand your financial position and collaborate with you regularly to strengthen it.

As one of the area’s leading CPA firms, we are proud of the reputation we’ve earned for our friendly, client-focused approach and dedication to serving our community. Our mission is to ensure that you have the financial information you need and the professional guidance to make smart, healthy decisions.


CPAs, Bookkeepers

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Thornapple Manor

At Thornapple Manor, our goal is to provide person-centered care in a manner that is nurturing and welcoming to our residents, their families, and our community. We strive to make each day special for our residents. From breakfast-on-demand to late evening movies, from spa treatments to bingo, from visiting the café to listening to the latest tunes of the Herminettes, the day is planned by the residents, for themselves and others. We believe that each moment in one’s life is special, that each person is unique and requires the individual care they desire.


Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), and Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs)

West Michigan Works!

West Michigan Works! provides a network of employment and training programs and services for employers, employees, and job seekers.


Accounting, Admin, Manufacturing, R&D, Sales, Science/Engineering

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2019 ReThink West Michigan | Hastings
Local Sponsors
Edward Jones - Andrew Cove
Greenridge Realty Hastings
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
Highpoint Community Bank
Miller Real Estate
Thornapple Credit Union
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