Floriza Genautis

Founder and CEO

Floriza Genautis is the principal and founder of Management Business Solutions, a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and 8(a) Certified company.

Floriza has over 25 years of specialization in the professional staffing industry, including over ten years of experience in the accounting, finance, and human resources 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, 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
  • WRC (Women Resource Center) – Board Chair
  • United Way (Grand Rapids) – Board Member
  • FHCWM (Fair Housing Center of West Michigan) – Board Member
  • BLEND (Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions) –

Floriza’s past community involvement includes:

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

Floriza is on the advisory board for:

  • GR Community Foundation – Advisory Board
  • Davenport University – Career Services Advisory Board

Floriza is a board member for:

  • Experience Grand Rapids – Diversity Advisory Council
  • AVRF (Asian Victims Relief Fund) – Member

Awards and Nominations:

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