Wayne State University

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
  • James Butts, senior vice president of transportation, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.
  • Terry Campbell, regional manager, Office of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow
  • Matthew K. Casey, partner, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
  • Kathleen Donald, general manager, America's 3DEXCITE, Dassault Systemes
  • Anthony P. Frabotta, chairman and CEO, UHY Advisors MI Inc.
  • Richard Gabrys, chairman, Mears Investments LLC
  • Andrew Giancamilli, CEO, interim president and chairman, 99 Cents Only Stores LLC
  • 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
  • Paul Gualtieri, executive vice president, Paramount Marketing Group
  • 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
  • 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
  • John Kolon, executive vice president, Simons Michelson Zieve Inc.
  • Ronia Kruse, president and CEO, OpTech
  • David M. Leone, executive chief engineer, launch excellence, General Motors
  • Antonio Lück, managing director, Endeavor Detroit
  • Kaustubh Mahajan, manager - enterprise database engineering, Ford Motor Company
  • Florine Mark, president and CEO, The WW Group Inc.
  • Alyssa Martina, president and publisher, Metro Parent
  • Katie Maple McBride, executive director, Communications, General Motors
  • Eric Miller, tax partner, PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP
  • Thomas Nantais, COO, Henry Ford Medical Group
  • 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, group managing partner, Plante Moran
  • Keith Sirois, CEO, Big Boy Restaurants International
  • 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