2019 Mike Ilitch School of Business 25 Under 25 winner
B.S. in Marketing and Finance expected May 2020
A transfer student from Lansing Community College, Austin Shepherd has maintained a 4.0 GPA since starting at the Mike Ilitch School of Business.
Austin has had internships across the business field. He spent two summers at NuStep as a supply chain intern. Austin then worked as a sales associate and marketing director for the York Project, a marketing intern at Quicken Loans, and a marketing and communications intern with Jackson County. An internship with FOX Sports Detroit recently turned into a position as digital strategist. This summer, Austin will work as a project management intern for Jack Morton Worldwide, focusing on the Indy 500 and the Detroit Grand Prix.
Austin is also very active in the community. He has participated in the St. Jude Children's Foundation and has dedicated his time to teaching youth about the essentials of basketball. On campus, Austin is a member of the Sport and Entertainment Business Association and OptimizeWayne.