Austin Churley

Austin Churley

2024 Mike Ilitch School of Business 25 Under 25 winner

Austin Churley maintains a 3.44 GPA and is pursuing a bachelor of science in Business Administration with a major in Finance. He expects to graduate in May 2025.

Churley has worked as a Growth Capital Intern at TechTown Detroit, where he created content for the "Venture313" program and represented TechTown at startup events, actively assisting Detroit based founders with their entrepreneurial endeavors. He also interned at United Wholesale Mortgage, where he supported the Capital Markets Trading Desk and Executive leadership in risk reporting and trade reconciliation.

Churley is the Co-Founder and Head Managing Director of Warrior Ventures, the Ilitch School's first student-run venture fund. He has also participated in the Corporate Mentorship Program and played football for Northwood University before coming to the Ilitch School.

Outside of professional pursuits, Churley has a keen interest in fitness, football, Detroit development and startups.