MARQUETTE, MI-- Northern Initiatives will have a new president come June.
Elissa Sangalli has served as President and CEO of Local First of Grand Rapids since 2007. She was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan in 2018 and again this year and has been named among the Top 40 Under 40 three times by the Grand Rapids Business Journal.
Sangalli replaces Dennis West, who is retiring in June. She will be the third president in the 27-year history of the organization.