Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Board of Visitors

The business school’s Board of Visitors is a group of alumni, business leaders and community members that supports the school in many ways. 

Its primary role is to help with development, community involvement, academic support and strategic planning.

Board Members:




David J. Breen

Market Managing Partner of Greater Michigan Practice

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Terry Campbell

Chief Operating Officer

Detroit Eastern Market

Keith Cooley


Principia, LLC

Lin Cummins

CEO and Owner

Lin Cummins Connections

Paul W. Czamanske (emeritus)

President and CEO Compass Group Associates, Ltd.

Tarik Daoud


Long Family Automobile Center

Anthony P. Frabotta

Chairman and CEO

UHY Advisors MI, Inc.

Richard Gabrys


Mears Investments, LLC

Paul A. Glantz

President and CEO

Proctor Financial, Inc.

Michael F. Grisdela

Executive V.P. and Chief Financial Officer

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Meagan Hardcastle

Managing Partner Harmon Partners

Timothy J. Heffron

V.P. – Human Resources and Chief Information Officer

Meritor, Inc.

Marina A. Houghton


Wolinski & Company, C.P.A., P.C.

George G. Johnson

Managing Director

George Johnson & Company

Austin A. Kanter


Kanter and Associates

John Kolon

Executive Vice President

Simons Michelson Zieve, Inc.

Dave M. Leone

Executive Chief Engineer

Performance Luxury Vehicle

Kaustubh Mahajan

Supervisor – Enterprise Database Engineering

Ford Motor Company

Florine Mark

President and CEO

The WW Group, Inc.

Alyssa Martina

President and Publisher

Metro Parent

Katie Maple McBride

Executive Director, Communications

General Motors

Bernard Moray (emeritus)

Chairman and CEO Gorman’s Gallery, Inc.

Susan T. Mosey

President Midtown Detroit, Inc.

Thomas Nantais

Chief Operating Officer

Henry Ford Medical Group

Peter Oleksiak

Senior Vice President

DTE Energy

Vishal Shah
(representing SBA Alumni Association)

Portfolio Manager, Global Manufacturing IT

Ford Motor Company

Bruce H. Shapiro

Group Managing Partner

Plante Moran

Matthew J. Simoncini

President & Chief Executive Officer

Lear Corporation

Stephen Strome

Executive In Residence

Wayne State University School of Business Administration

Jane Sydlowski


AMI Strategies

Susan Telang



Lorna Utley

President and CEO

Goodwill Industries Detroit

Neal Zalenko

Owner and Investor

Zalenko & Associates, PC