Crain's Detroit: Ilitch School alumnus Robert Reaves named to Crain's 20 in their 20s
Mike Ilitch School of Business alumnus Robert Reaves (M.B.A. '15) has been named to Crain's Detroit Business' 2019 20 in their 20s list. Reaves is currently director of institutional effectiveness at Wayne State University's School of Medicine, where he is working to unite communities and help the university and the city of Detroit come together.
In his role, Reaves works with the medical school's 10-member executive team to update its long-term strategic plan that will address fiscal performance, accountability, administrative infrastructure and environmental challenges.
Reaves is involved in several community activities, including volunteering at the Institute for Leadership and Diversity at the Ilitch School and the Michigan Opera Theater. He also is a member on the National LGBTQ Task Force.
Additionally, Reaves helped create "The D and the Leader in Me" youth leadership development program, a joint initiative between the Ilitch School and the Detroit Police Department.