About Gregory

Embracing one’s wholeness makes life more demanding – because once you do that, you must live that integrity. We must let our life speak, informing us of who we are, and gladly telling others the same. Our power is in being fully ourselves.
– Parker Palmer, Let your Life Speak

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GREGORY GRONBACHER

Gregory cultivates caring communities and economic growth in our neighborhoods and businesses through his engagement in education, real estate investments, writing and digital communication services, and various social ministries.

Gregory’s primary areas of engagement include:

Clarity Communications principal and copywriter in chief;  helping companies and organizations achieve their marketing goals through creative strategies and solutions – with particular focus on digital and online communication.

State Certified Instructor for Real Estate Education at MiLicense.Net – teaching the 40-hour pre-licensure class for new realtors and offering a variety of continuing education courses, including real estate legal education.

Real Estate Sales & Advising at Greenridge Realty – as a licensed realtor, Gregory advises clients engaged in residential sales and investment throughout West Michigan, learn more about services at Homes With Gregory. 

Theological Teaching & Writing – Gregory facilitates a variety of structured discussions, book studies, and other gatherings aimed at fostering informal, organic spiritual community, participates in occasional service projects, and engages theological topics through writing, blogging, and teaching. Learn more at his blog, Plain Spoken Theology 

Gregory previously served as the Web Editor at Amway Corporation (2004-2014), Communications Director at Summit Training Source (2000-2004), and as a university professor in the areas of philosophy and theology (1992-2000).

Originally from New York City, Gregory has called the Grand Rapids, Michigan area home since 1995. He earned his B.A. in philosophy and theology at Franciscan University in Ohio, his M.Phil. in philosophy at the International Academy of Philosophy in Liechtenstein, and did his doctoral work in philosophy (Ph.D.) at the Loyola Institute, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

Gregory is a member of the local Quaker community (Grand Rapids Friends Meeting). He also volunteers at the Kent County Animal Shelter, Kids’ Food Basket, and the Inner City Christian Federation. 

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616 – 425 – 9294

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