GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — J.K. Symancyk just got the role of a lifetime. A former theater major in his undergraduate days in college, the new president of Meijer Inc. here is now playing a leading part in a performance that spans some 200 stores and five different states, and is continuing to grow. “I think the ability to be part of a great team of people, at a company that has the backing of private family ownership that shares that desire to do what’s right for ...

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