Looking up at the atrium
Exterior windows of DeVos Place
Inside the foyer
DeVos Place exterior
Inside the DeVos Place
DeVos Place at night
Looking up at the DeVos Place exterior
Sunset falling on DeVos Place
Landscaping outside the DeVos Place

Excellence in Business Dinner 2019




Sponsorships are now available, reserve your spot for Davenport University’s premier black tie event! The Excellence in Business Dinner Gala has raised over $2.4 million in scholarships for deserving and talented students.



2019 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award Recipient

Mike VanGessel, CEO of Rockford Construction has led the Rockford team since it began in 1987, through more than 4,500 projects totaling more than $4.8 billion.

A Grand Rapids native with strong ties to the community, Mike is drawn to projects that positively impact the way people live, work, learn, heal, and play. He uses his innovative and entrepreneurial spirit to serve the company and the community as he works with civic leaders, non-profit organizations, and other visionaries to create a brighter future.

Mike serves on many Boards and consistently gives his time and talents to serving others in the community. 

Event Times:
Fri, May 17, 2019
11:45 PM
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