Floriza Genautis

Founder and CEO

Floriza Genautis is the principal and founder of Management Business Solutions, a certified Micro Local Business Enterprise (LBE), Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) company.

Floriza has over 30 years of specialization in the professional staffing industry, including over 25 of experience in the accounting, finance and human resources, education, manufacturing and service industry. Her previous professional responsibilities include a comprehensive background in accounting, human resources management, benefits administration, and computer/network administration. Floriza possesses a BS in Mathematics with an emphasis in Computer Application from De La Salle University, Philippines.

Prior to calling Grand Rapids her home, Floriza recruited in Silicon Valley, CA, working with companies such as Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, Network Associates, McAfee, and Nike. Her strength and expertise in the technology, semiconductor, manufacturing, service, furniture, non-profit, and automotive industries gives her the foresight and understanding to find the ideal professional staffing solutions for the company’s clients.

Floriza’s active community involvement includes:

  • WISE (Women in Successful Enterprises) – Co-founder
  • GL-WBC (Great Lakes – Women’s Business Council) – Certification Committee Member and Chair
  • GROW (Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women) – Board Member
  • GR Chamber of Commerce – Finance Committee
  • FHCWM (Fair Housing Center of West Michigan) – Board Member
  • BLEND (Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions) – Advisory Board

Floriza’s past community involvement includes:

  • Varnum, – Diversity Advisory Council
  • WRC (Women’s Resource Center) – Board Member and Board Chair
  • APO (Asian Professional Organization) – Member
  • APACC (Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce) – Member
  • Heart of West Michigan United Way (Grand Rapids) – Board Member
  • WRC (Women Resource Center) – Board Chair
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation – Diversity and Inclusion Advisory
  • Experience Grand Rapids – Diversity Advisory Council
  • Davenport University – Career Services Advisory Board

Awards and Nominations:

  • Recipient: 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan, 2020
  • Recipient: Women’s Resource Center Pillar Award, 2019
  • Recipient: Business of the Year Award – Seeds of GROWth Award, 2017
  • Recipient: 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan, 2016
  • Recipient: 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan, 2014
  • Recipient: 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan, 2012
  • Recipient: WBENC’s Women’s Business Enterprise Stars Award, 2011
  • Recipient: GL-Women’s Business Council Outstanding: WBE of the Year, 2010
  • Recipient: MISBTDC Best Small Business Award (Michigan), 2009
  • Recipient: 40 Under 40 by the GR Business Journal, 2009
  • Recipient: GR Chamber Minority Entrepreneur of the Year, 2009
  • Recipient: GL-Women’s Business Council: Role Model/Mentor of the Year, 2008
  • Recipient: GR Chamber Minority Business Advocate of the Year, 2008
  • Recipient: Corp Magazine Diversity Leader (Michigan), 2008
  • Finalist: EPIC Award – Minority Business of the Year Award, 2019
  • Finalist: Top Women Owned Business – West Michigan, 2019
  • Finalist: Top Women Owned Business – West Michigan, 2017
  • Finalist: Top Women Owned Business – West Michigan, 2013
  • Finalist: Top Women Owned Business – West Michigan, 2011
  • Finalist: EPIC Award – Minority Business of the Year Award, 2010
  • Finalist: Top Women Owned Businesses – West Michigan, 2009
  • Nominee: ATHENA Young Professional, 2009
  • Nominee: Diversity Visionary Award, 2009
  • Nominee: ATHENA Young Professional, 2008