Board of Visitors

The Mike Ilitch School of Business Board of Visitors is a group of alumni, business leaders and community members who support the school in many ways. 

The board's primary role is to help with the school's development, community involvement, academic support and strategic planning.

Board members

  • Diane M. Antishin, vice president, human resources operations, DTE Energy 
  • Jeff Aughton, partner, Deloitte
  • Terry Campbell, regional manager, Office of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow
  • Matthew K. Casey, partner, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
  • Anthony P. Frabotta, chairman and CEO, UHY Advisors MI Inc.
  • Richard Gabrys, chairman, Mears Investments LLC
  • Andrew Giancamilli, managing director, L'Aquila Management Group
  • Mary Glantz, capital campaign co-chair, Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University
  • Michael F. Grisdela, vice president - finance, St. Joseph Mercy Health System - West Market
  • Stephen Guy, Birmingham district president, Bank of Ann Arbor
  • Meagan Hardcastle, managing partner, Harmon Partners
  • Timothy J. Heffron, vice president of human resources and CIO, Meritor Inc.
  • Frederick Hessler, retired managing director, Citigroup
  • Marina Houghton, CPA
  • Marybeth S. Howe, executive vice president, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking
  • Paul G. Irwin, senior vice president and national sales manager, commercial real estate, Fifth Third Bank
  • Kevin Jappaya, president, KJ Commercial Real Estate Advisors
  • George G. Johnson, managing director, George Johnson & Company
  • Austin A. Kanter, president, Kanter and Associates
  • Joel Karczewski, vice president, commercial services, Automotive Industry Action Group
  • John Kolon, executive vice president, Simons Michelson Zieve Inc.
  • Ronia Kruse, president and CEO, OpTech
  • David M. Leone, retired executive chief engineer, launch excellence, General Motors
  • Antonio Lück, managing director, Endeavor Detroit
  • Kaustubh Mahajan, manager, High Performance Computing & Hadoop Infrastructure, IT Systems / ITO / Global Technical & Application Management, Ford Motor Company
  • Florine Mark, president and CEO, The WW Group Inc.
  • Alyssa Martina, president and publisher, Metro Parent
  • Katie Maple McBride, principal, R3 Communications
  • Christopher Mattingly, director, component capacity and production scheduling, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
  • Eric Miller, tax partner, PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP
  • Thomas Nantais, executive vice president, adult ambulatory operations, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Peter Oleksiak, senior vice president and CFO, DTE Energy
  • Wes Pandoff, executive vice president, CFO and treasurer, RFJ Partners
  • Randolph Paschke, executive in residence, Mike Ilitch School of Business
  • Bruce H. Shapiro, retired group managing partner, Plante Moran
  • Stephen Strome, executive in residence, Mike Ilitch School of Business
  • Susan Telang, senior vice president and CFO, Carhartt
  • Jeffrey H. Vanneste, senior vice president and CFO, Lear Corporation
  • Thomas S. Wilson, president and CEO, Olympia Entertainment
  • Neal Zalenko, owner and investor, Zalenko & Associates
  • David Zilko, CEO, Fuel Leadership
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