Foundation Board of Directors

Maggie Allesee
Maggie Allesee

Arts Advocate and Philanthropist

James Anderson
James Anderson

President
Urban Science Applications, Inc.

Eugene Applebaum
Eugene Applebaum

President and CEO
Arbor Investments Group

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Joy Baxt 
Nurse Educator
 
Arthur Bryant
Arthur Bryant

Councilman
City of Grosse Pointe Woods

Julius Combs
Julius Combs

Chairman and President
National Healthcare Scholars Foundation

Walter Douglas
Walter Douglas

President 
Avis Ford, Inc.

Eugene Driker
Eugene Driker

Chair, Wayne State University Foundation Board Of Directors
Member, Wayne State University Board of Governors
Partner, Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C.
 

Ty Fahner
Ty Fahner

Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

 

Yousif Ghafari
Yousif Ghafari

Chairman
Ghafari Associates, LLC

Paul Glantz
Paul Glantz

Chief Executive Officer
Emagine Entertainment, Inc.
and COO, Proctor Financial, Inc.

Elliott Hall
Elliott Hall

Member
Dykema Gossett, P.L.L.C.

 

Morton Harris
Morton Harris

Philanthropist

 

David M. Hempstead
David M. Hempstead

Member
Bodman PLC

 

Chacona Johnson
Chacona Johnson

Executive Vice President, Wayne State University Foundation Board of Directors
Associate Vice President for Principal Gifts, Division of Development and Alumni Affairs, Wayne State University

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Peter Karmanos

Chairman and CEO 
Compuware Corporation

Denise J. Lewis
Denise J. Lewis

Partner
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

 

Taylor Lewis, M.D.
Taylor Lewis, M.D.

Associate Director of Anatomic Pathology
Quest Diagnostics, Inc.

 

David Meador
David Meador

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
DTE Energy

David Nicholson
David A. Nicholson

Member, Wayne State University Board of Governors

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Spencer Partrich

Principal and Co-owner
Lautrec, Inc.

Howard Perlman
Howard Perlman

Senior Vice President
Friedman Real Estate Group, Inc.

Richard Peters
Richard Peters

Director
Penske Corporation

David Ripple
David Ripple

President, Wayne State University Foundation Board of Directors
Vice President, Division of Development and Alumni Affairs, Wayne State University

Mitchell Ritter
Mitchell Ritter

President, Wayne State University Alumni Association

Louis Romano
Louis Romano

President, Wayne State University Academic Senate

David Salzman
David Salzman

Hollywood Executive and Producer

A. Paul Schaap
A. Paul Schaap

Founder
Lumigen, Inc.

Alan E. Schwartz
Alan E. Schwartz

Partner
Honigman, Miller, Schwartz & Cohn

John Schwarz

Former U.S. Congressman
7th District of Michigan

Frederick Sievert
Frederick Sievert

Retired President
New York Life Insurance Company

Matthew J. Simoncini

President and Chief Executive Officer
Lear Corporation

Stephen Strome
Stephen Strome

Retired Chairman and CEO
Handleman Company

Alfred Taubman
Alfred Taubman

Chairman
The Taubman Company

Gary Torgow
Gary Torgow

Founder and President
Sterling Group

M. Roy Wilson
M. Roy Wilson

President
Wayne State University 

Neco Walker
Neco Walker

Secretary
Wayne State University Foundation Board of Directors