School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

Gregory Sundstrom, BS '83

City Manager
City of Grand Rapids

EGreg Sundstrom As City Manager, Greg Sundstrom serves at the pleasure of the Grand Rapids City Commission as the City's chief executive officer. After graduating from GVSU, Greg began in an entry-level administrative position with the City; twenty-five years later he leads the organization. Greg keeps his ties with GVSU strong and continues to rely on Grand Valley to provide professional assistance to the City.

"Grand Valley State University gave me the tools to lay the foundation for my professional career. With supportive professors, I came to appreciate the art and science of local government public administration. My degree gave me the key to enter a rewarding career in public service. Simply, attending Grand Valley was a game changer for me; now, I live my dream every day."

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