Crain’s Detroit Business: Ilitch School alumni, friends well represented on list of 100 Most Influential Women
Crain’s Detroit Business has published its 2021 list of 100 Most Influential Women. Every five years, Crain’s has named a list of Michigan’s most influential women in business, public policy, entrepreneurship, nonprofits and higher education who have used their power to make measurable differences in their field, their companies, their communities, and the region and state. Nominations come from peers, past honorees and Crain’s readers, reporters and editors. The final list is selected by top newsroom leadership based on the significance of their contributions and specific stories of real influence and impact.
Among the 100 women recognized, several have ties to the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business, including:
Marian Ilitch, founder and chairwoman, Ilitch Holdings Inc.
1999 Michigan Executive of the Year and 2019 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hall of Fame inductee
La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
2017 Michigan Executive of the Year
Susan Mosey, director, Midtown Detroit Inc.
2014 Michigan Executive of the Year, former Board of Visitors member
Sandy Pierce, chair of Michigan, Huntington Bank
Marketing ’80, M.B.A. ’87, 2006 Distinguished Alumna
Lashinda Stair, senior consultant for public safety software enterprise, Motorola Solutions
Detroit Police Department Leadership Academy – inaugural graduating class
Carla Walker-Miller, founder and CEO, Walker-Miller Energy Services
2021 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hall of Fame