2018 Mike Ilitch School of Business 25 Under 25 winner
B.S. in Finance, B.A. in Public Affairs expected May 2019
Wayne State Presidential Scholar Robert Calimente is a member of the Honors College and a B-Start student. Robert has worked for Sandra Bucciero's State Representative Campaign and as a financial representative for Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. He is currently a customer experience specialist at Tesla.
Robert has won several scholarships including the T. Norris and Vivilore Hitchman Endowed Scholarship, in addition to landing himself on the Ilitch School Dean's List. He is also the treasurer and social director of Alpha Sigma Phi and a former member of the Financial Management Association.
Robert says he has enjoyed collaborating with colleagues on projects and presentations, along with developing his professional skills.
Robert is also involved in several volunteer efforts including the Cass Community Kitchen, Home for Our Troops, Wayne State's HIGH program and canvassing for Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan during election season.