Hamilton Lecture Series: The Man Who Made Modern America, Hank Meijer

August 16, 2006


8/16 Keynote Address
Hank Meijer

Hank Meijer is co-chairman and CEO of Meijer, Inc., in Grand Rapids, which currently operates 170 stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. He joined the family retail business at the age of eleven as a bagger. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Meijer is a trustee of the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, vice president of the Grand Rapids Area Council for the Humanities, and a board member of Fifth Third Bank, the Kettering Foundation, and the Food Marketing Institute.