Diversity Spotlight: Nada Sutalo & Diosmary Garcia Rodriguez

Our Diversity Spotlight focuses this week on Nada Sutalo & Diosmary Garcia Rodriguez, Training Coordinators. L-R: Nada Sutalo, Diosmary Garcia   Why did you choose to come to America? Nada: Because of the war that was happening in my country (ex-Yugoslavia). America seemed like a place where people are accepted regardless of who they are or […]


Diversity Spotlight: Sonia Solis

This week, our Diversity Spotlight highlights Sonia Solis, Food Safety & Facilities Specialist. How do you feel about the Diversity here at Praxis? I really like the Diversity at Praxis. My background is in Food Manufacturing, and in my experience, the workforce in that industry has been predominantly Hispanic. After coming to Praxis and learning the breakdown […]


Praxis welcomes Quality Operations Manager!

Happy Tuesday, everyone!   Please help us in welcoming Nick Connor, Quality Operations Manager, to our Pack! Nick grew up in the greater Grand Rapids area and has a background in Chemical Technology and Business Administration. He brings with him 13 years of Quality Leadership focused on identifying and closing gaps to mitigate business risks, and […]


Praxis welcomes Quality Product Manager

Please join us in welcoming our new Quality Product Manager, Robert Tawoda, to the Pack!   Bob grew up on the East Coast, attending Loyola University and Salisbury University. Throughout his Secondary Education, he was able to pursue his love of Lacrosse. This passion brought him to Michigan in 2002, where he coached the Men’s […]


Praxis welcomes Director of Operations!

We are excited to announce that we have welcomed a Director of Operations to our Pack! Dan Collins recently joined the Praxis Family. An MBA graduate of the University of Michigan (GO Blue!), he brings with him over 25 years of Manufacturing and Operations leadership. At Praxis, he aims to improve efficiencies, adopt cutting-edge technologies […]


Diversity Spotlight: Praxis Translators

Communication is key when you’re working with people that come from many backgrounds. Because there are a multitude of languages being spoken at work on a daily basis, many of our members have preemptively picked up on key words in other languages. Others have become so knowledgeable as to be able to form basic to […]


Diversity Spotlight: Praxis unveils World Map to showcase Diversity

A day at Praxis can be overwhelming, especially with our fast paced work environment and diverse workforce. With our Pack consisting of many people from all parts of the world, we want anyone that walks through the plant to see a clear, visual representation of just how diverse we are. To showcase our diverse family, […]


Wine + Words

Last night we attended Wine + Words at Lion Rock Manor, hosted by the Literacy Center of West Michigan. We were more than happy to help sponsor event, given the success of our partnership with them in bringing free ESL classes onsite to our employees.   Our ladies were able to enjoy a wide array […]


Kids’ Food Basket: Turkey Sandwich time!

Kids’ Food Basket fun! Today our team made and packed Turkey Sandwiches for the Kids. Competitive by nature, we made 600-800 sandwiches and filled 4 boxes in an hour.   Volunteers today were: Alex Uebbing – Facilities Supervisor, Amanda Redlien – HR Specialist, Annakarina Driskell – Payroll Specialist, Ellen Siemon – Production Trainer, Victoria Sun – Marketing […]