Alumni leadership

Alumni Council leadership

  • Chair: Christina Winkler Meredith, GM
  • Vice Chair: Caitlin Gaylord, GM
  • Alumni Relations Committee Co-Chair: Christopher Johnson, Calm, Clear Communications, LLC
  • Alumni Relations Committee Co-Chair: Lindy Holloway, P.volve
  • Fundraising Committee Co-Chair: Caitlin Gaylord, GM
  • Student Relations Committee Co-Chair: Daniel Snyder, AGC Automotive Americas
  • Student Relations Committee Co-Chair: Sejla Kulagic, Rehmann
  • Student Relations Committee Co-Chair: Stephan Schroeder, Escalent
  • Past Chair: Jason Brown, The Brown Report, Lora Mariani, Fifth Third Bank

Alumni Council members

  • Rami Elsaleh, General Motors, Critical Minerals Materials Analyst
  • Paul Gualtieri, Paramount Marketing Group
  • Tyler Haksluoto, GM
  • Erica Kelley, Gage Cannabis/TerrAscend  
  • Ian Larkin, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • Ishpinder Sahni, Woods Wholesale Wine

Emeritus members

  • Stan Simek
  • David Asker, Deloitte
  • Stephen Guy, Bank of Ann Arbor
  • Mohamad Hammoud, Bank of America
  • Bill LeAnnais, Google
  • Vishal Shah, Emergent Holdings

About the Ilitch School Alumni Council

All Ilitch School alumni are represented by the Mike Ilitch School of Business Alumni Council. The council is responsible for matters related to alumni programming and engagement.


The mission of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Alumni Council is to advance the school and its reputation by supporting student scholarships, building strong relationships in the business community, and by forming meaningful connections that engage alumni, students, faculty and friends.

Join us!

Activities of the Alumni Council include supporting students studying abroad, sponsoring and hosting the Elevator Pitch Competition, Ilitch School event sponsorships, and free student headshot sessions. Interested in joining the council to help us continually improve the student and alumni experience? Contact Ajai Meeks, Alumni Relations Officer, at or 313-577-9623.