For the better part of a decade, Jake and Sarah Pechtel have had many opportunities to leave Michigan. Their shared passion for the arts and culture has often left them wanting more than what the Lansing region has to offer. A few years ago, however, the couple officially made the decision to stay and invest in the area.
A suit-wearing, spatula-wielding Slayer fan who practices Intellectual Properties law during the day and plays fetch with his Border Collies at night and on weekends, Matt Wyman returned to Lansing after six years in the Windy City. As far as we're concerned, any attorney who loves The Big Lebowski, skydiving and making Lansing a better place in which to live and work is a vital addition to the community.
"Lansing's food scene is hungry," Jesse Allen Hahn says. Echoes Nina Santucci, "It seems like this city is craving something." What are these two doing to sate that hunger? Hitting the road, of course.