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 Class Profile

Class Size 434
Average GMAT 706
GMAT Range [middle 80%] 650-760
Women 34%
Men 64%
Minorities 25%
Average Years of Work Experience 5
Range of Years of Work Experience 1-15
Average Age 29
Average GPA 3.3
International 27%

Undergraduate Major

Business 17%
Economics 14%
Engineering 26%
Humanities/Social Sciences 19%
Math/Physical Sciences 9%
Computer Science 7%
Others 8%


North America 69%
Asia 8%
India 7%
Latin America 7%
Middle East 4%
Western Europe 3%
Eastern Europe 1%
Africa 1%




Full Time: 124

Adjunct/Visiting Faculty: 59



American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI)

Center for Global Resource Leverage: India

Center for International Business Education (CIBE)

Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS)

Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance

Collaboratory for Research on Electronic Work (CREW)

East Asia Management Development Center

Mitsui Life Financial Research Center

National Quality Research Center (NQRC)

Nonprofit and Public Management Center

Paton Center for Research in Accounting

Tax Policy Research, Office of

Tozzi Finance Center

The Yaffe Center for Persuasive Communication


Domestic Corps

Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise MBA/MS Program

Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute

IT Champions

Multidisciplinary Action Project (MAP)



The New Age of Innovation: C.K. Prahalad and M.S. Krishnan

Climate Change - What's Your Business Strategy?: Andrew J. Hoffman

Supply Chain Science: Wallace Hopp

Factory Physics: Wallace Hopp and Mark Spearman

Global E-Commerce: Edited by Nigel P Melville, Kenneth L. Kraemer, Jason Dedrick, and Kevin Zhu

Carbon Strategies - How Leading Companies are Reducing their Climate Change Footprint: Andrew J. Hoffman

Managing the Unexpected - Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty: Karl Weick and Kathleen Sutcliffe

Judgment - How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls: Noel M. Tichy and Warren G. Bennis

The Satisfied Customer - Winners and Losers in the Battle for Buyer Preference: Claes Fornell




Strength: 39864

Countries: 89

 Notable Alumni


Terence A. G. Davis (BUS: MBA 1962) - Member of the UK Parliament House of Commons for 28 years, now Secretary General of the Council of Europe and human rights activist.
Jesse Hill Jr. (BUS: MBA 1949) Chairman, President and CEO, emeritus, of Atlanta Life Insurance Co.. Mr. Hill is a businessman and civil rights leader.
Jerry White (BUS: MBA 2005) - Cofounder and executive director of the Landmine Survivors Network (LSN). LSN helped lead the coalition's efforts that secured the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, which in turn earned the coalition the Nobel Peace Prize.
Hao Wu (BUS: MBA 2000) - Documentary filmmaker and blogger. Controversially imprisoned by Chinese government for 5 months in 2006.


 Gary Baughman (BUS: MBA 1973), President and CEO, Fisher Price Inc.
Craig Wolfe Branigan (BUS: MBA 1974) President and CEO Young & Rubicam
Roger Phelps Craton (BUS: MBA 1961), CFO Young & Rubicam
John Fahey, (BUS: MBA 1975) President and CEO of the National Geographic Society. During his tenure, Fahey has led an evolution of the National Geographic Society, including its entry into cable television with the National Geographic Channel, which airs in 27 languages and reaches over 285 million homes in 163 countries. Prior to joining National Geographic, Fahey was chairman, president and CEO of Time Life Inc. He was selected as one of Advertising Age's top 100 marketers.
Robert Leroy Hosking (BUS: MBA 1958) President, CBS radio.
William Lambert (BUS: MBA 1982), CFO, Federated Department Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FD)
John Madigan (BUS: BBA 1958, MBA 1959) - Chairman and CEO (emeritus), Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB)
Phillip Matthews (BUS: BBA 1960), Chairman, Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW)
Bharat Patel (BUS: MBA 1969), (emeritus) Chairman of Procter and Gamble India (NYSE: PG)
Stephen Sanger (BUS: MBA 1970) CEO, General Mills (NYSE: GIS)
Colin Wahl (BUS: MBA with distinction 1985), Founder and CEO of Client Opinions ( Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of Investorforce, Inc. [], a firm that provides technology for conducting online investment research. The company's investors include the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), Merrill Lynch, Mellon Bank and Thomas Weisel Capital Partners. Investorforce won a "World-class Performance" award from Electronic Commerce World in 2002. In 2006, Morningstar purchased the database business of Investorforce.


J. Bardwick (BUS: MBA 1984), CFO, CBS Television Network
Arthur Irwin Cohen (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1963), President of Worldwide Marketing, Paramount Pictures
Jacques Espinasse, (BUS: BBA 1965, MBA 1966), CFO of Vivendi Universal, owner of Universal Studios and Universal Music Group.
Kim Kwang-jin (BUS: MBA 1989) Head of research at Dongbu Asset Management
Robert Roth (BUS: MBA 1979) - Executive Vice President and CFO of HBO.
Robert Shaye (BUS: BBA 1960) - Founder and Co-Chairman, New Line Cinema. Produced The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
David Shayman (BUS: BBA 2002) - Ghettotech music pioneer and producer for R&B and hip-hop acts like 50 Cent, Nina Sky, AZ, Chamillionaire, and Kevin Federline.
Roger M. Szepelak (BUS: BBA 1986), CFO (emeritus) Rio Hotel & Casino; as of 2000, COO of MTR Gaming Group.


David (BUS: MBA 1968) and Fred Alger (BUS: MBA 1958) - Fred Alger Management. Managed $15 billion and had 220 employees at the time of David Alger’s death in the World Trade Center.
John Appel (BUS: BBA 1970), President and Vice Chairman, Dain Bosworth, Inc.
Robert James Blanding (BUS: MBA 1971), Chairman and CEO, Loomis Sayles & Company, L.P. a $95 billion dollar asset management company.
Mark Bodnar (BUS: MBA 1983), President, AXA Advisors, LLC (NYSE: AXA)
Cleveland Christophe (BUS: MBA 1967) - Managing partner of TSG Capital Group.
Samuel Corl (BUS: BBA 1960), President, Magellan Global Management Resources
Kenneth B. Cutler (BUS: BBA 1954), Partner and General Counsel Lord Abbett & Company
J. Michael Davis (BUS: MBA 1993) - President and CEO National City Bank of Michigan
John Davis (BUS: MBA 1986), President, Guidant Corporation
John Edman, (BUS: BBA 1950, MBA 1951), Chairman (emeritus) GMAC
George L. Farr (BUS: BBA 1963; MBA 1964), Vice Chairman (emeritus) American Express, Chairman (deceased) Muirhead Holdings
Mark Hannah (BUS: MBA 1963), President, Tiffany Investment Corp.
David Henwood, (BUS: BBA 1963, MBA 1964), Chief Investment Officer of Raymond James & Associates
Thomas C. Jones, (BUS: BBA 1968, MBA 1971), President (emeritus) CIGNA Retirement & Investing. Ross School benefactor.
John Kim (BUS: BBA 1983) - Prudential Retirement President.
Bruce Koepfgen (BUS: BBA 1974), CEO, Oppenheimer Capital
David Love (BUS: BBA 1967), President, Monmouth Capital Management
Dr. Wesley G. McCain (BUS: BBA 1963), Chairman, Towneley Capital Management.
Randall S. Meadows (BUS: MBA 1976) President Greenbrier Capital Management
William F. Mellin (BUS: BBA 1985) General Partner Farallon Partners
Richard B. Meyer (BUS: MBA 1968) Managing Partner, Mellon Financial Markets
Bertram Miller (BUS: MBA 1968), Chief Investment Officer, General Motors Asset Management GMAC
Paul C. Nagel (BUS: MBA 1947) Vice Chairman (emeritus) Household Financial Corp
Leighton Oshima (BUS: BBA 1970), President, Prudential Investments (NYSE: PRU)
Armand M. Pacher (BUS: BBA 1970) President Prudential Investment Advisory Co. Ltd.
Don G. Powell (BUS: MBA 1966) President and CEO Van Kampen American Capital
Michael Pradko (BUS: BBA 1984), CRO, Harvard Management Co., Inc.
Sanford R. Robertson, (BUS: BBA 1953, MBA 1954), founder and Chairman of Robertson, Stephens & Company, later sold to Bank of America, currently partner in Francisco Partners. Ross School benefactor.
Peter Root (BUS: MBA 1982), Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income, Munder Capital Management
Donald R. Shepard (BUS: BBA 1958) - President and CEO (emeritus) of Loomis Sayles & Company
Arvind Sodhani (BUS: MBA 1978) - President of Intel Capital (NASDAQ: INTC)
Paul Davison Tobias (BUS: MBA 1975) COO Munder Capital Management
John R. Tozzi (BUS: MBA 1967) - President and CEO, Cambridge Investments Ltd. Ross School of Business benefactor.
James C. Wadsworth (BUS: MBA 1971) Chief Equity Officer, Mellon Bank (NYSE: MEL)
Kimberly Walker (BUS: MBA 1984), President, Qwest Asset Management Co.
Sidney Zilber (BUS: BBA 1948), President, Carnegie Capital Asset Management Co.


Red Berenson, (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1966), currently head coach of the University of Michigan men's hockey team
Bill Frieder (BUS: BBA 1964), and former Michigan basketball coach. Frieder is reputed to have a photographic memory, and to have, in consequence, been banned from Las Vegas for card-counting.
Ron Johnson (football), (BUS: BBA 1969), Former NFL football player. Johnson was named by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF), in 2006 as the chairman, becoming the organization’s 5th chairman in 59 years.
Robert Pelinka (BUS: BBA 1993) is an American lawyer, sports agent and former college basketball player. As a sports agent he is best known as Kobe Bryant's agent and President of SFX basketball.
Bert Sugar, (LAW: JD 1961; BUS: MBA 1961), former publisher-editor of Ring Magazine and Boxing Illustrated.


Dr. Richard C. Aspinwall (BUS: BBA 1954) Chief Economist, Chase Manhattan Bank
William F. Bahl (BUS: MBA 1973) Chief Investment Officer (emeritus) Northern Trust Company (NASDAQ: NTRS). Named to board of LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the LasikPlus brand.
Ronald C. Baldwin (BUS: MBA), named to the board of Directors of Deluxe Corporation – a $1.64 billion dollar revenue entity trading under ticker DLX on the NYSE – in 2007. Mr. Baldwin is the Vice Chairman (emeritus) of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated of Columbus, OH. Huntington is a $36 billion regional bank holding company.
Richard Ballantine (BUS: MBA 1969), President, Bank One Corporation
William J. Barton (BUS: BBA 1954, MBA 1958) Bank of Hawaii Chief Investment Officer and head of the Investment Strategy Committee.
David C. Bowers (BUS: BBA 1958, MBA 1965) CFO of Park National Bank (PRK) a $5 billion bank holding company.
Wayne Breunig (BUS: MBA 1972), Chairman, Republic Mortgage Corporation
Patrick L. Brissiaud (BUS: MBA 1974), Head of Capital Market Operations, Banque Paribas.
James Klay Burns (BUS: MBA 1972), Chief Operating Officer (emeritus), Swiss Bank Corp.
Jerry Campbell (BUS: MBA 1966), Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Republic Bancorp Inc.
David R. Carpenter (BUS: BBA 1961) President, CEO and Chairman (emeritus) of Transamerica Occidental Life Corporation.
David Carson (BUS: BBA 1955), President and CEO of Peoples Bank
Dana Cluckey (BUS: BBA 1982), President, Republic Bancorp Inc.
James Miller Davidson (BUS: MBA 1960), Chairman and President, the Mainline Trust Company
Robert Joseph Delonis (BUS: MBA 1973), Chairman, Great Lakes Bancorp.
Darys C. Estrella (BUS: MBA 2001), CEO, Bolsa de Valores de la Republica Dominican 2008 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum
Ronald Ferguson (BUS: MBA 1965), Chairman and CEO of General RE Corp.
T. Bruce Fox (BUS: MBA 1971), President, Comerica Bank
Larry Frampton (BUS: BBA 1962), Chairman, First American Bank
J. Fulton (BUS: MBA 1975), President, Comerica Bank
Steve Gasper (BUS: BBA 1969, MBA 1971) President and CEO, First of Michigan Corporation.
Michael Gelband (BUS: MBA 1983), Global Head of Fixed Income at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LEH), a position he has held since June 2005. Previously and since 2000, Mr. Gelband served as global head of Fixed Income Liquid Markets, with responsibility for Interest Rate Products, Foreign Exchange and Securitized Products. He is a member of Lehman Brothers' Executive Committee. Mr. Gelband has been a member of Lehman Brothers' Management Committee since 2003.
Jerry Gooding (BUS: BBA 1950), Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM)
Edward Hamway (BUS: MBA 1967), CRO (emeritus) IBJ Schroder Bank & Trust.
D. Densmore Hart (BUS: MBA 1959) Chairman, Bank of Kansas
David Hickman, (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1963), Chairman, CEO (emeritus), Director of United Bank and Trust.
Gregory Hooks (BUS: MBA 1976), President, Comerica Bank
John A. Hooper (BUS: BBA 1947, MBA 1948) - Vice-Chairman (emeritus) Chase Manhattan Bank.
Wade Hotsenpiller (BUS: MBA 1964) President and COO, Washington Federal Savings.
Verne Istock (BUS: MBA 1963), President and CEO of First Chicago NBD Corp.; Chairman, Bank One Corporation, the nation’s 4th largest bank in 1999.
Thomas H. Jeffs (BUS: BBA 1960, MBA 1961) Vice Chairman, First Chicago NBD Corp.
Paul Thomas Kerins (BUS: MBA 1967) CHRO, Barnett Banks
Timothy D. Leulitte, (BUS: MBA 1976). Chairman of The Board, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit branch. President and COO (emeritus) of Penske Corporation and vice chairman (emeritus) of Detroit Diesel. Chairman, President and CFO (emeritus) of Metaldyne Corporation
Robert Long (BUS: MBA 1965), President, First Interstate Bank
Robert N. Lotzer (BUS: BBA 1954), Chairman of the Board, Marshfield Savings Bank
Donald Mandich (BUS: MBA 1950), Board Member, Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA)
Herbert H. McDade III, (BUS: MBA 1983) Appointed President of Lehman in 2008, Mr. MdDade was formerly Global Head of Equities at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LEH),.]], a position he had held since June 2005. Prior to his current position, he served as global head of the Fixed Income Division from 2002 to 2005 and as co-head of the Fixed Income Division from 2000 to 2002. He is a member of Lehman Brothers' Executive Committee.
Lee Meddin, (BUS: MBA 1993) Global Head of Structured Finance, International Finance Corp., World Bank Group. Named to Treasury and Risk’s 100 Most influential people in Finance in 2006 as an ‘…artist of the deal…”. Meddin is resident investment banker, spending his time configuring financial markets in developing nations to ease foreign direct investment by corporations.
Michael T. Monahan (BUS: MBA 1967), President and COO, Comerica Bank
Cara Nadler (BUS: BBA 1999), President, American Express Company (NYSE: AXP)
David Marvin Ondersma (BUS: MBA 1964) Chairman and CEO, First Michigan Bank Corp.
Raymond Perring (BUS: MBA 1927), Chairman, Comerica Bank
Richard M. Ravin (BUS: MBA 1966) Chairman and CEO Combined Insurance Company of America
William Rydell (BUS: MBA 1973), President, Mellon Financial Corporation (NYSE: MEL)
Paul G. Schaible (BUS: BBA 1951) Chairman, Chelsea State Bank
Joseph F. Shaw (BUS: MBA 1930) Vice Chairman (emeritus) Michigan National Bank
James G. Stewart (BUS: MAS) CFO Cigna Corp
Standford C. Stoddard (BUS: BBA 1952) Chairman, Bank of Michigan
Robert Walters (BUS: MBA ) - Chief Economist and Divisional Vice President of Quicken Loans Inc.
Michael Jas Whalen (BUS: MBA 1972) President Old Kent Bank
George Lawr Whyel (BUS: BBA 1965) Vice Chairman, Key Bank of Alaska (NYSE: KEY)
Richard Zamojski (BUS: MBA 1975), Chairman, Michigan Heritage Bank


William Davidson (BUS: BBA 1947) - Finance & entertainment billionaire. Founder of the William Davidson Institute at the Ross School of Business; Chairman of Guardian Industries, World's largest Glass Manufacturer. Owner of the Detroit Pistons (NBA), Detroit Shock (WNBA), Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL). Ross School Benefactor. Forbes 400 rank: #68 at $4.5 billion
Bharat Desai (BUS: MBA 1981) - Co-Founder, President and CEO, Syntel Inc (NASDAQ: SYNT) a worldwide provider of information technology (IT) solutions to Global 2000 corporations. Forbes 400 rank: #286 at $1.7 billion
Stephen M. Ross (BUS: BBA 1962) - Real Estate Developer. Provided $100 Million naming gift for Ross School of Business. Forbes 400 rank: #68 at $4.5 billion
Kavitark Ram Shriram (BUS: MBA) Sherpalo Ventures. IHT called him "perhaps the most sought-after angel investor in Silicon Valley.”. Amazon VP Business Development (1998-99), Junglee President (1996-98). Member of the Board of Google (1998- Present). Forbes 400 rank: #271 at $1.8 billion
Sam Wyly (BUS: MBA 1957) - Serial entrepreneur, owner of the Bonanza Restaurants chain, founder of computer companies acquired by Computer Associates and SBC Communications, as well as Datran which, together with MCI Communications and Carterphone, legally dismantled the Bell Telephone monopoly in the United States. Ross School Benefactor. Chairman, Sterling Software. Forbes 400 rank (2006): #354 at $1.1 billion


Kenneth L. Block (BUS: MBA 1948), Chairman of the Board (emeritus) A.T. Kearney.
Robert Allen Center (BUS: MBA 1972), Vice Chairman, Ernst & Young
Lionel Endsley (BUS: BBA 1965), Managing Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
John Fox (BUS: MBA 1967) - Retired Vice Chairman and Global Director Deloitte Consulting
Gary Hamel (BUS: MBA PhD 1990) - Co-Author The Core Competence of the Corporation. Selected "Number One Guru" by The Economist magazine in 2003
Gregg G. Hartemayer (BUS: MBA 1976) Managing Partner, Andersen Consulting (NYSE: ACN)
James B. Judd (BUS: MBA 1961) Managing Partner, Peat, Marwick & Mitchell
Harvey Kapnick, (BUS: MBA 1948), CEO (emeritus/deceased) of Arthur Andersen
Robert D. Neary (BUS: BBA 1955) Co-Chairman, Ernst & Young
Edward M. Parks (BUS: MBA 1962) Vice Chairman Plante & Moran
Stephen H. Staelin (BUS: MBA 1969) Managing Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and until recently, was chairman of the firm's global technology practice group, joined Gateway's Board of Directors in 2006.
Paul E. Weaver, (BUS: MBA 1972) global partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and until recently, was chairman of the firm's global technology practice group, joined Gateway's (NYSE: GTW) Board of Directors in 2006.


Charles Bayless (BUS: MBA 1977) named President West Virginia University Institute of Technology in 2005. Joined Tucson Electric Power Co., where he served in the same capacities as New Hampshire and later became chief executive officer. In 1998, he joined the Illinois Power Co.’s Illinova Corp., an integrated electric and gas utility. He retired as Chairman, President and CEO in 1999.
Yoon-Dae Euh (BUS: PhD 1975) - President of Korea University in Seoul. Awarded honorary doctorate from Waseda University of Japan.
David J. Herring (BUS: BBA 1980, JD 1985) - Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (1998–2005).
Ku-Hyun Jung (BUS: PhD 1976), Dean, Yonsei University
B. Joseph White (BUS: PhD 1975) - 16th President of the University of Illinois; former dean, the Ross School of Business.


Gerard M. Anderson (BUS: MBA/MPP 1988), President of DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE), a $21 billion dollar energy conglomerate.
James H. Dodge (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1963), Chairman, President and CEO (emeritus) of Providence Energy Corp., including the Providence Gas Company, Rhode Island’s largest natural gas distribution company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Vermont Gas Systems. He also held positions at Boston Gas, Eastern Enterprises, and Exxon. As a leader of the New England Gas industry, Mr. Dodge was a director of the American Gas Association, and the New England Gas Association. He was also a member of the Guild of Gas Managers and was a chairman of the New England Gas Association.
Steven Edward Frank (BUS: MBA 1972) President and COO Southern California Edison
William A. Jackson (BUS: MBA 1964), President Esso Brazil/Exxon.
Larry Jerome Jones (BUS: BBA 1973), Chief Counsel (emeritus) Mobil Oil Credit Corp.
Leonard J. Kujawa (BUS: BBA 1955 distinction, MBA 1955), Board of Directors, James River Coal Company, appointed in 2004. Over the past ten years, Mr. Kujawa has participated extensively in the restructuring and privatization of energy companies around the world. Mr. Kujawa is a Senior Advisor to Cambridge Energy Research Associates, leading their program for Chief Financial Officers and Chief Risk Officers. Mr. Kujawa currently serves on the Board of Directors of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) and Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.
Sid Jansma (BUS: MBA 1966) - President and CEO of Wolverine Gas and Oil. Wildcatter who found 100MM-1Bn barrel field in Utah.
Georgia K. Ledakis (BUS: BBA 1957) Chief of Finance Branch, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC
Jack Daniel McCarthy (BUS: BBA 1965, MBA 1967) CFO, The Williams Company (NYSE: WMB)
John C. Morley (BUS: MBA 1958) President and CEO (emeritus) Reliance Electric
Shalini Sarda (BUS: MBA 1999), CFO, DTE Energy Company
Robert Baird Stephenson (BUS: MBA 1972), President and CEO Siemens Power Corp. (FWB: SIE)
Lawrason D. Thomas (BUS: MBA 1958) Vice Chairman, Amoco Corp.
John May VanGelder (BUS: MBA 1965) Chairman, Koch Engineering Company


Terence E. Adderley (BUS: BBA 1955, MBA 1956), is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB), a global provider of staffing services. Kelly is a Fortune 500 company with world headquarters in Troy, Michigan. Mr. Adderley also served on the Boards of Directors of DTE Energy Company (17 years) and First Chicago NBD Corporation (13 years).
Dave Barger, (BUS: MBA) President and Chief Operating Officer of JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU). Named CEO of the company in 2007.
Frederick A. Erb (BUS: BBA 1947) - President/owner of Erb Lumber company. Ross School benefactor. Chairman and CEO of Edgemere Enterprises.
Stanley Frankel (AB 1963; BUS: MBA 1964). University of Michigan and Ross School Benefactor.
Roger Frock, (BUS: MBA 1959) a founder of Federal Express (NYSE: FDX) and served as its COO and President from 1971–1981. Author of Changing the Way the World Does Business.
Barnett Helzberg, (BUS: BBA 1956}, Chairman (emeritus) of Helzberg Diamonds, now a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
Lincoln M. Knorr (BUS: BBA 1949; LAW: JD 1951) Donated trust in the year 2000 to the university funded with assets of approximately $33 million. Co-founder of the Scott Equipment Co.
Phillip D. Matthews (BUS: BBA 1960, MBA 1965), Chairman, Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE: WWW), and maker of the Hush Puppy brand.
Frederick Nederlander (BUS: BBA 1947), Chairman, Nederlander Corporation
Robert Nederlander, Jr. (BUS: B.S. 1985; Law: JD 1989) President & CEO of the Nederlander Organization.
Eugene B. Power (BUS: BA 1927, MBA 1930) - Founder of University Microfilms Inc. (now ProQuest). Power (K.B.E., hon.) was president of the Power Foundation and an honorary fellow of Magdalene College Cambridge.
Robert F. Stoner (BUS: BBA 1955, MBA 1958) CFO, Kelly Services (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB)
Joel Tauber (BUS: BBA 1956, MBA 1963; LAW: JD 1959), Founder of Tauber Enterprises, donor and founder of the Tauber Manufacturing Institute at the Ross School.


Edward Ettin (BUS: 1962 PhD), Deputy Director, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve
William C. Handorf (BUS: MBA 1967) - Member, Board of Directors, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Timothy D. Leulitte, (BUS: MBA 1976), Chairman of the Board, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Martha Seger (BUS: BBA 1954, MBA 1955, PhD 1971) - Former member Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank. The first woman ever appointed to a full term on the Federal Reserve Board (appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1984).
L. William Seidman (BUS: MBA 1949) - Former 14th Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), vice chairman and CFO of the Phelps Dodge Corporation (1977–1982), and managing partner of Seidman & Seidman, Certified Public Accountants in New York (1968–1974). Chairman of CNBC.


Charles J. Falahee, (BUS: BBA 1974), District Judge, 12th District of Michigan
Howard Flight, (BUS: MBA) and British MP. Holds 11 directorships. In September 2001, he was appointed Shadow Paymaster General and in July 2002 was promoted to Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.
William H. Hauenstein, (BUS: MBA 1958) Rear Admiral, United States Navy, Appointed first Director of Acquisition Career Management for the United States Navy.
David Hermelin, (BUS: BBA 1958) - Entrepreneur, philanthropist and former United States Ambassador to Norway. Ross School benefactor.
Peter Hoekstra, (BUS: MBA 1977) a Congressional Representative from Michigan; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present); chair, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundred Eighth Congress).
H. Russel Holland (BUS: BBA 1958) United States District Judge
Mark Kennedy, (BUS: MBA 1983) a former member of the U.S. Congress from Minnesota; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (2001 – 2007).
David McKeague (BUS: BBA 1968, JD 1971), Federal Judge
Gary Profit (BUS: MBA 1985), Brigade General, Deputy Chief, Army Reserve, United States army.
Glenn E. Mencer (BUS: BBA 1949) Federal Judge
Hugh Richeson, (BUS: MBA 1949), U.S. Army brigadier general. His last active-duty assignment was as commanding general of the U.S. Army in Japan. In Korea in 1953, he commanded the 67th Ordnance Battalion of the Far East Command. Promoted to brigadier general in 1967, he went to Vietnam in May 1969 as deputy commanding general and later commanding general of the U.S. First Logistical Command in South Vietnam, which directed logistical support of all Army personnel in the country. In that capacity, he supervised 70,000 soldiers and civilians.
Amnuay Viravan (BUS: MBA 1954, Ph.D 1958), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Thailand. Chairman of the Board, Thai Tobacco Monopoly; Chairman of the Board, State Lottery Bureau; Chairman of the Board, Government Saving Bank; Chairman of the Board, Krung Thai Bank (KTB); Chairman of the Board, Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives Board Member; Port Authority of Thailand, Board Member; Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, Board Member; Rubber Replanting Aid Fund, Board Member; Bank of Thailand, Board Member.
Ronald N. Weiser (BUS: BBA 1966) - Former United States Ambassador to the Slovak Republic. Founder and CEO of McKinley Associates.
James B. Whittaker (BUS: MBA 1966, Ph.D 1975) Rear Admiral (Ret.) United States Navy


Ragavendra R Baliga (BUS: MBA 2004) - Director of Cardiology, Ohio State University Hospital East and Co-Founder, NextServices
Dean Bergy (BUS: BBA 1981), CFO of Stryker Corp.
William A Busch (BUS: MBA 1957), CFO, Metropolitan Hospital
Robert Casalou (BUS: MBA 1990), President, Providence Hospital
Robert Fischer (BUS: MBA 1966), President and CEO, Northwest Hospital
Paul Wendell Hanson (BUS: MBA 1963) President (emeritus) Genessee Hospital
Rick Jelinek (BUS: MBA 1992), President, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH)
Robert John Maher, (BUS: MBA 1972) President and CEO, Franciscan health Systems of Kentucky.
Robert Meyer (BUS: BBA 1975), President & CEO, Phoenix Children's Hospital
Wayne R. Moon (BUS: BBA 1962, MHA 1964) President and CEO, Blue Shield of California
James Irwin Morton (BUS: MHA 1959) CEO, Whitfield Medical Surgical Hospital
Amir Dan Rubin (BUS: MBA 1996, MHSA 1996) - COO, State University of New York at Stony Brook Hospital until 2005.
John Arthur Russell (BUS: MHA 1958) President, Hospital Association of Pennsylvania
Dr. Walter O. Spitzer, (BUS: MHA 1966) Chairman of Epidemiology at McGill University from 1983 to 1992, author of 129 original peer-reviewed articles and 22 editorials.
John Kelley Springer (BUS: MHA 1953), President and CEO Connecticut Health System
Young Shick Suh (BUS: BBA 1961, MBA 1964) President, St. Joseph Hospital


Timothy Adams (BUS: MBA 1976), President, Chrysler Europe
Darryl F. Allen (BUS: MBA 1966), Chairman, CEO and President (emeritus), Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc., formerly known as Trinova Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of engineered components for industry, automotive, aerospace and defense. Director of Milacron, Inc.
C. Arrington (BUS: MBA 1978), President, EDS Corporation (NYSE: EDS)
Frederick W. Bernthal (BUS BBA 1956, MBA 1957) Vice Chairman of BASF Corp. (NYSE: BF) A $45 billion dollar entity with 95,000 employees, BASF is an integrated chemical company.
Karim Bitar (BUS: MBA 1992), President, Eli Lilly & Company
William R. Brunger (BUS: MBA 1961), President of ICC Chemical Corporation, a multi-national, multi-billion dollar integrated chemical concern.
Will Caldwell (BUS: AB 1948, MBA 1949) - Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) CFO
Michael J. Callahan (BUS: MBA 1967), President (emeritus), CEO and Director Material Sciences Corporation; elected in 1991 to the Board of Directors of the Brunswick Corporation, a $6 Billion industrial concern. Mr. Callahan was Executive Vice President and CFO of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), a manufacturer of major home appliances, from 1992 to 1994.
Edmund M. Carpenter (BUS: MBA 1964), Chairman and CEO (emeritus) of General Signal Corporation. As of 1998 named President and CEO, Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B). Prior to joining Barnes Group, Mr. Carpenter, 56, was a senior managing director at the New York private investment firm of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. He also serves on the boards of directors of Campbell Soup Company, Inc.; Dana Corporation; and Texaco, Inc.. He also served as chief operating officer of ITT Corporation.
Troy A. Clarke (BUS: MBA 1982) was appointed President of GM North America (NYSE: GM) and GM group vice president on July 1, 2006. He also served as GM's chief negotiator for the 2003 United Auto Workers labor negotiations in North America.
John Cook (BUS: BBA 1976), President, Kellogg Company (NYSE: K)
John De Lorean (BUS: MBA 1957) -General Motors Group Vice President and Designer of the "back to the future" gull-wing automobile
John M. Devine (BUS: MBA 1972) - General Motors Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman
John V. Faraci (BUS: MBA 1974) CEO of International Paper (NYSE: IP)
Rodney R. Filcek, (BUS: BBA 1975), CFO, Dana Credit Corp.
Allan D. Gilmour (BUS: MBA 1959), Vice Chairman (emeritus) Ford Motor Company
Ralph J. Harms (BUS: MBA) Appointed to position of Chief Financial Officer of Transmeta Corporation (NASDAQ: TMTA) in 2006.
Frederick Henderson (BUS: BBA 1980) - Formerly Chairman of GM Europe and a GM group vice president. Named GM Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer in 2005.
David Allan Henwood (BUS: BBA 1963, MBA 1964), President, CEO & Director, Champion Spark Plug.
William E. Hoglund (BUS: MBA 1958) President of General Motors Saturn division.
Harold Hughes (BUS: MBA 1974), CEO, Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS)
Robert Isom (BUS: MBA) named by US Airways in 2007 to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer. Isom joined US Airways from GMAC, LLC where he last served as chief restructuring officer. US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing more than 36,000 aviation professionals worldwide.
John Everett Kerr (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1963), President and CEO (emeritus) Volkswagen
David Knoll (BUS: MBA 1967), President, Sunoco Incorporated
Don R. Leclair (BUS: MBA 1976) - Group Vice President and CFO, Ford Motor Company.
Woon-Hyung Lee (BUS: MBA 1974) - SeAH Steel Corp. Chairman. SeAH Steel is a leader in the special steel and steel pipe industry in Korea.
Manickam Mahalingam (BUS: MBA 1980) Vice Chairman, Sakthi Sugars Ltd.
Arvind Mathew (BUS: MBA 1985) - President of Ford India
Charles McClure (BUS: MBA 1984), Chairman, ArvinMeritor, Inc (NYSE: AMR)
Dae Won Moon (BUS: MBA 1978) Vice Chairman, Korea Xerox Ltd. (NYSE: XRX)
Southwood Morcott (BUS: MBA 1965), Chairman and CEO, Dana Corporation
Duane A. Nelles (BUS: MBA) Board of Directors, Qualcomm, formerly a partner in the international public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand, LLP, which he joined in 1968. Mr. Nelles is also a director of WFS Financial Inc., an automotive finance company, and Westcorp Inc., a diversified financial services holding company.
Venketrama Raja (BUS: MBA 1983) Vice Chairman Ramco Industries Ltd.
Michael Redfield (BUS: BBA 1954), President, Ford Motor Company
Ralph Reins, 1963, is the President and COO of Mack Trucks Inc.
Eric Ridenour (BUS: MBA 1986), in 2006 named COO of Chrysler Group, and a member of the Board of Management.
Stephen W. Sanger, (BUS: MBA 1970) General Mills (NYSE: GIS) Chairman and CEO
Howard M. Selland (BUS: MBA 1983) President Aeroquip Corp
Thomas Shannon (BUS: BBA 1955), President, International Business Machines Corporation
Philip L. Smith (1960, BUS: MBA 1961) - President and CEO of General Foods.
Goff Smith (COE: BSE 1938), (BUS: MBA 1939). Chairman and CEO (emeritus) of Amsted Industries.
Roger B. Smith (BUS: 1948, MBA 1953) -Former Chairman and CEO of General Motors.
Harold K Sperlich (BUS: MBA 1961) - President of Chrysler Corporation
Donald J. Stebbins (BUS: MBA 1984) - President and COO of Visteon (NYSE: VC)
Junichi Tanahashi (BUS: MBA 1975), President, Nippon Chemical Industrial Co, Ltd.
Bruce L. Tanner, (BUS: BBA 1982) named, in 2007, as CFO of Lockheed Martin Corp., the world's largest defense company. Tanner is currently vice president of finance and business operations for the aeronautics business division. The electronics-systems unit is the second largest of Lockheed's four groups, with 37,000 employees and $10.5 billion in sales last year, or 27 percent of total revenue of $39.6 billion. At Lockheed, he has already been chief financial officer for the company's two largest groups: aeronautics and electronic systems.
Hau Thai-Tang (MBA 1993), Director of Advanced Product Creation and Special Vehicle Team at Ford Motor Company, Chief Engineer of the 2005 Ford Mustang
Joel Tauber (BUS: BBA 1956), President, Tauber Enterprises
William J. Tilley (BUS: BBA 1954) Chairman, Bristol Steel & Iron Works
Lynn Alfred Townsend, (BUS: MBA 1941), he worked for accounting firms before joining Chrysler Corp as comptroller (1957). He rapidly moved into Chrysler's international operations, becoming President (1961–1966), and Chairman and CEO (1967–1975).
John Vangelder III (BUS: MBA 1965), President, Koch Chemical Technology Group, LLC
David Villareal (BUS: MBA 1985) COO, Gustavo Levy Sucesores, SA
Timothy Wadhams (BUS: MBA 1973) CFO of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) nominated, in 2007, to position of CEO. Headquartered in Taylor, Mich., Masco Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of building products.
Robert D. Welding (BUS: MBA 1984) named, in 2007, Director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, is the CEO of Federal Signal Corporation and a member of Federal Signal's board of directors. Prior to joining Federal Signal in 2003, Welding was group president of the BorgWarner Driveline Group, a $1.2 billion global business, and executive vice president of BorgWarner Inc.
Stanley R. Zax (BUS: BBA 1958), elected, in 2007, to the board of directors of Sequa Corporation (NYSE: SQAA). Sequa is a multi-billion dollar industrial conglomerate. Mr. Zax is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Zenith National Insurance Corporation (NYSE: ZNT), a California-based property and casualty insurance company whose shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.


David Bohnett (BUS: MBA 1980) – Founder and CEO of GeoCities in 1994, an Internet based media and e-commerce company. GeoCities was cited by Internet ranking firm, Media Metrix, as one of the top four most trafficked sites on the web. In August 1998, the company went public, listing on the NASDAQ exchange with the code GCTY. The IPO price was $17, rising rapidly after launch to a peak of over $100. However, in January 1999, it was purchased by Yahoo! for $3.57 billion with Yahoo! taking control on May 28.
John Brady, (BUS: MBA), appointed, in 2007, by GTA, to position of CFO. GTA is Guam's leading telecommunications provider. Before coming to GTA, Brady held the CFO position at Orbcomm, a global satellite communications and asset tracking company based in New Jersey, as well as at Magyar Telekom in Budapest, Hungary, an incumbent local exchange carrier listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Kenneth J. Burke (BUS: BBA 1975), Principal of Hambrecht & Quist. CEO of MarketLive, “…the leading developer of e- commerce technology and services for Intelligent Selling on the Web.”. Investors include Sequoia Capital
Marcel Gani (BUS: MBA 1978) - CFO Juniper Networks (NASDAQ: JNPR)
Mike Hallman (BUS: BBA 1966, MBA 1967), was President and COO of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) (1990–1992). Prior to that, he served as Vice President of the Boeing Company and President of Boeing Computer Services (1987–1990). Founded The Hallman Group, a management consulting firm located in Kirkland, Washington.
Renée Kuwahara (BUS: MBA) Chief Operating Officer for the global operations of 24/7 Customer, a global provider of business process outsourcing services. 24/7 Customer employs over 5,500 professionals across its offices in India, US and UK. 24/7 Customer is the only BPO Company to be ranked in Deloitte’s Silicon Valley technology Fast 50 and to be honored with Red Herring 100 Asia for 2006.
Leon J. Level, (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1963), Chief Financial Officer of Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) a global information technology services company. He is a member of the board of directors of Levi Strauss & Co. and UTi Worldwide Inc. He is also on the board of trustees of the Autry National Center Inc.
Jeffrey A Rich (BBA 1982) as CEO of Affiliated Computer ACS, manages 52,000 employees.
Paul Saleh (BS, MS; BUS: MBA 1985) - CFO, Nextel Communications Inc. (NYSE: S) "…recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance…"
Richard D. Snyder (BA 1977, BUS: MBA with distinction 1979, LAW: JD 1982) - Chairman of Board, Gateway Computer
James Robt Tolonen (BUS: MBA 1972) CFO, Novell
Sreeram Veeragandham (BUS: MBA) a founding team member at Juniper Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR). Juniper is a $14 billion market cap company. Sreeram has also worked at Sun Microsystems Inc. Recently Sreeram led Series A investment in Accuri Instruments Inc. and has been actively involved in its spinout from University of Michigan.
Paul E. Weaver, (BUS: MBA) Member of The Board of Gateway Computer. Director since 2006. Mr. Weaver is a retired global partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, where he was chairman of the firm’s global technology practice group for a number of years, focusing on technology, infocomm, entertainment and media.


Keith A. Alessi (BUS: MBA 1979) - Engineered the 18-month turnaround of the public tax preparation firm Jackson Hewitt as CEO. The market capitalization of the company went from $15 million to $468 million in one year. Later sold to Cendant.
J. Ira Harris (BUS: BBA 1959) - Vice Chairman of The Pritzker Organization, LLC, (merchant banking). Formerly Senior Managing Director of Lazard Freres & Co., LLC
David L. Treadwell (BUS: BBA 1976) CEO (emeritus) Prechter Holdings; CEO (emeritus) Oxford Automotive; COO EaglePicher Corp.
Jerome B. York (BUS: MBA 1966) - Chrysler Corporation CFO, IBM CFO. Vice Chairman of Tracinda Corporation.


Thomsas Cane (BUS: BBA 1961), Court of Appeals Judge, District 111
R. Max Daniels (BUS: BBA 1954), Circuit Judge, State of Michigan
Maurice Decoster (BUS: BBA 1955), President, The Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) Corporation Foundation
Gerald B. Fischer (BUS: MBA 1968), President, The University of Minnesota Foundation
Barnett Helzberg (BUS: BBA 1956), President, Helzberg Foundation. Founder of Helzberg Diamonds, subsequently sold to Berkshire Hathaway.
Bill Martin, (BUS: MBA 1965). President (emeritus), United States Olympic Committee.
Dr. Dong-Soon Kim (BUS: PhD 1992) Chief Economist, Sangyong Research Institute.
Michael R. Losey (BUS: BBA 1961) President and CEO, Society for Human Resources Management
William Carl Marietti (BUS: BBA 1969), Chief Judge, 60th District Court
David M. Morris, (BUS: MBA 1972), Chairman of the International Association of Financial Executives Institutes, a 32,000 member trade group for financial executives.
Joseph E. Schacter (BUS: BBA 1982) - President and CEO, the Chicago Academy of Sciences.
Michael J. Smith, (BUS: MBA 1972), (COE: BSE), and CFA was named chief investment officer of the $2.5Bn Charles Stewart Mott Foundation in 2006. He is past president of the Financial Analysts Society of Detroit.
Stacey Davis Stewart (BUS: MBA 1987) - President and CEO of Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) Foundation
Kimberly Gayle Walker (BUS: MBA 1984), named, in 2006, to position of chief investment officer at Washington University in St. Louis. Walker was President and chief investment officer of Qwest Asset Management Company, part of Qwest Communications International Inc., where she had oversight of $14 billion in retirement and other assets.
David Albert Wilson (BUS: MBA 1962) CEO, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Canada
Joseph Winder (BUS: MBA 1965), President, Korea Economic Institute


Frank Apeseche (BUS: MBA 1981), President, Berkshire Income Realty Inc.
Jeffrey Blau (BUS: BBA 1990) - President, The Related Companies
Michael J. Brenner, (BUS: MBA 1968) CFO, EVP, and Director The Related Companies. He is a director of Charter Municipal Mortgage Acceptance Company and Aegis Realty, Inc.
Louis B. Cushman (BUS: MBA 1965), Chairman of the Board Cushman & Wakefield
Ronald Davis (BUS: BBA 1955), President, Universal Properties
Thomas David Eckert (BUS: BBA 1970), President Pulte Home Corp.
Chris Fiegen (BUS: BBA 1990) is Chief Financial Officer of Equity International. Mr. Fiegen has been associated with EIP since its inception in 1999 and is primarily responsible for the financial management and capitalization of the Equity International investment portfolio. He is also a director of various EIP portfolio companies.
D. Keith Hayward (BUS: MBA 1972), CFO McKinley Associates. McKinley manages over $1.2 billion in assets including more than 15,000 apartments and 4,500,000 square feet (418,000 m2) of commercial space throughout the United States.
Ian Kaufman, (BUS: BBA 1991) was named – in 2006 – to the position of Chief Accounting Officer of Equity Residential, the largest publicly traded U.S. apartment owner. Equity Residential owns or has an interest in more than 600 properties in 26 states.
Greg Mullen (BUS: MBA 1981), President, Crane Realty Corporation
Hans E. Vanden Noort (BUS: MBA) has been elected by the Board of Directors to Chief Financial Officer in 2007 by Rayonier a $3.4 billion market capitalization Real Estate Investment Trust. Rayonier is a leading international forest products company with three core businesses: Timber, Real Estate and Performance Fibers. It owns, leases or manages 2.7 million acres (11,000 km²) of timber and land in the U.S., New Zealand and Australia.
Stephen M. Ross (BUS: BBA 1962) - Real Estate Developer. Provided naming gift for Ross School of Business.


Frederic A. Bourke (BUS: BBA 1968), President and CEO of Dooney & Bourke.
Charles Conaway (BUS: MBA 1984), Chairman and CEO, Kmart Corp; CFO of CVS corporation.
Manuel Luis Del Valle, (BUS: 1967), President of Bacardi Corp. Chairman of the Board and Director of Bacardi Corporation. Director of Bacardi Limited. Member of the Board of Trustees of Fundacion Banco Popular, Inc.
Mary Kay Haben, (BUS: MBA 1979), elected to the board of directors of Liz Claiborne, Inc. in 2004. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., in 2007, named former Ms. Haben to the recently vacant post of group VP-managing director, North America.
Jacquelyn Levin (BUS: MBA 1987), President and CEO of AFB International, an $11 billion food conglomerate.
David James Najar (BUS: MBA 1971) CFO Disney (NYSE: DIS) Consumer Products
Ray T. Parfet Jr. (BUS: MBA 1947) - Chairman and CEO of The Upjohn Co.
Steven B. Ratoff (BUS: MBA 1965) CFO (emeritus) Brown-Forman Corp. (NYSE: BFIB)
Russell R. Roth (BUS: MBA 1972) CFO Sotheby’s Service Corp


Randolph J. Agley (BUS: BBA 1964, MBA 1965) Chairman of the Board, Talon LLC. Formed in 1973, it is a consolidation of affiliated companies under common ownership. Talon Equity Partners, LLC is a Michigan-based private equity firm that makes majority ownership investments in middle-market size industrial companies with revenue ranging between $10 million and $100 million.
D. Theodore (Ted) Berghorst (BUS: BBA 1990) is Chairman and CEO of Vector Securities International, LLC and Chairman and CEO of Vector Managed Holdings, LLC. Vector Securities is a Chicago-based investment banking firm focused exclusively on the healthcare and life sciences industries, including medical technology and biotechnology.
Paul Brentlinger (BUS: MBA 1951) has been a Partner in three Morgenthaler Partnerships. In this present position, he has managed several successful investments, including Microchip Technology, Dispatch Communications, Magma Copper, Wastequip, and Distribution Management Systems (DMS). He is presently a member (and former Chairman) of the Board of Hypres, Inc. and honorary board member (and former chairman) of the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Mary L. Campbell (BA, BUS: MBA 1979) General Partner, EDF Ventures founder and General Partner of the Ann Arbor venture capital firm EDF Ventures. Previously, she joined the venture capital firm Michigan Capital and Service, Inc., where she became President in 1987.
Jeremy Chase (BUS: MBA 1999), Principal, Pequot Capital Management
Dixon Doll (BUS: PhD 1969), Principal, Doll Capital Management, Inc.
Jay Hoag (BUS: MBA 1982), Founding General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures Mr. Hoag has been involved in TCV investments in Actuate Software, Ariba Technologies, Altiris, BlueCoat Systems (formerly CacheFlow), C|Net, eHarmony, eLoyalty, Encompass (sold to Yahoo!), EXE Technologies, Expedia, Fandango, InPhonic, Netflix, ONYX Software, RealNetworks, SpringStreet (sold to, TechTarget, (sold to Expedia) and Viant Corporation among others.
Christopher Ilitch (BUS: BBA 1987) He is president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., a family held entity with total net worth in excess of $1 billion Forbes 400. He also is vice president of the Detroit Red Wings and an NHL alternate governor, president of the Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, and vice president of Little Caesar Enterprises.
William D. Johnson (BUS: MBA) Principal, In-Q-Tel, the venture capital firm associated with the CIA. In-Q-Tel was established in 1999 to identify and deliver transformative technologies to the CIA and the Intelligence Community. Prior to joining In-Q-Tel, Mr. Johnson focused on technology investments at JP Morgan Partners and was a founder of the firm's software investment group. He previously worked in information technology consulting with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young. He has served as a board member or observer at Callvision, Open Network (acquired by BMC), ProitLogic (acquired by Oracle Corporation), SquareTrade, Tantau Software (acquired by 724 Solutions), and Zilliant.
John C. Kennedy (BUS: MBA) has been the President and CEO of Autocam Corporation since 1988, when he purchased the assets of Autocam from Autodie in a leveraged buyout. In the year prior to his ownership, Autocam had revenues of $8 million and had operating losses. Today, Autocam is a worldwide manufacturer of precision machined components for the automotive and medical instruments industries. In 2004, the company grew to $350 million in revenues and has 3000 employees worldwide. Forbes magazine has ranked Autocam Corporation as one of the best small public companies nationwide and the best small company in Michigan in 1994, ‘95, ‘96 and ‘98.
Brad Keywell (BUS: BBA 1991; LAW: JD 1993), is the Managing Partner of Bristol Ventures LLC, an investment and advisory firm. Among Bristol’s holdings are IRIS WorldGroup, a Chicago-based information services and analytics firm with delivery centers in India; Cambrian Partners LLC, an advisory firm which assists U.S. firms in their diversity/minority procurement initiatives and offshore outsourcing strategies; and Archer Corporate Services LLC, a marketing fulfillment services firm. He is the author of ‘’Biz Dev 3.0: Changing Business as We Know It’’.
Michele May (BUS: BBA 1974), Chief Financial Officer, Bain Venture Capital
Timothy M. Mayleben (BUS: BBA 1984), President, ElMa Advisors. Most recently he was COO of Esperion Therapeutics, now a division of Pfizer Global Research & Development, a company founded in July 1998 and located in Ann Arbor, MI. Esperion was acquired by Pfizer in December 2003 for $1.3 billion. Mr. Mayleben joined Esperion in late 1998 as Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for raising more than $200 million in venture capital and institutional equity funding. Prior to joining Esperion, Mr. Mayleben was an executive with Transom Technologies, Inc., a simulation software company acquired by what is now EDS in July 1998.
Clyde E. McKenzie (BUS: BBA 1970; MBA 1974) is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tellurex Corporation. Tellurex is a world leader in thermoelectric technology. He co-founded McKenzie Curtiss-Lusher & Associates LLC and MC-L Holdings LLC in 2004. In 2001, Mr. McKenzie was one of three principals that created Strategic Asset Management LLC ("SAM"). SAM invested in a series of real estate syndicates and other businesses in Europe and in the U.S. SAM also founded and operates Nexus Resources LLC, a successful oil and gas exploration and production company active in Cameron Parish, Louisiana and Comanche County, Kansas. He was CFO of KN Energy, Inc., an integrated energy services provider, when KN acquired Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI).
Cam McMartin, (BUS: MBA 1981) Managing Director and CFO, CenterPoint Ventures. His expertise includes public and private equity offerings, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate restructuring and turnarounds.
Timothy B. Petersen (BUS: MBA) Managing Partner, Arboretum Ventures. Tim serves on Board of Directors of Advanced ICU Care, HealthMedia, KFx Medical, and Thermocure, four of Arboretum’s portfolio investments, and previously sat on the Board of Asterand (LSE: ATD).
Harvey Ring (BUS: MBA 1983; Ph.D in high energy physics). Mr. Ring is Vice Chair on the Board of the Austin Technology Council. Mr. Ring is the President of Ring Investments, LP, an investment and consulting company specializing in the technology industry. His expertise in sales, marketing and business process development has contributed to the growth of early stage companies in Austin, including FactoryLogic Software, Inside Out Networks, Eureka Environmental, Precision Traffic Systems.
Rob Risser, (BUS: MBA 1978) CFO and Director, Advanced Photonix, Inc. Mr. Risser co-founded Picometrix in 1992 which was acquired by Advanced Photonix Inc, in 2005.
Richard Rogel (BUS: BBA 1970) is the President of Tomay Inc. He founded PPOM, the first operational PPO in Michigan. This plan offered its services to more than 1,100,000 employees and dependents in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. PPOM won awards as Michigan's fastest growing private company and placed as high as 40th in the INC. Magazine 500.
David Shelby (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1964) - President of Northport Private Equity Investment Companies.
Steven D. Weinstein (BUS: MBA) Managing Director, Novartis Venture Fund. Joined the Novartis Venture Fund in 2006 as a Managing Director. From 2001, Steve was a Principal at Prism Venture Partners, where he focused on investments in medical devices and life sciences. He led the investments and/or served on the boards of iScience Surgical, ROX Medical, Sensitech (acquired by Carrier/UTX), and MedManage Systems.
Marc Weiser (ENG: BSE AE; BUS: MBA) Managing Director, RPM Ventures. Is the founder and managing director of RPM Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm based in Ann Arbor, Mich. In addition to his role at RPM, he serves on the board of McKinley Associates, a $1.5 billion real estate company.





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