Foundation Board of Directors

Board members

James Anderson

James Anderson

Chair, Wayne State University Foundation Board Of Directors
President
Urban Science Applications, Inc.

Eugene Applebaum
Eugene Applebaum

1936 2017
In memory of an innovator, leader, advocate and friend

Bryan Barnhill
Bryan C. Barnhill II

Member
Wayne State University Board of Governors

Linda M. Beale
Linda M. Beale

President, Wayne State University Academic Senate

Elizabeth Goldsberry
Elizabeth Goldsberry

Managing Director, Investment Officer
The Kresge Foundation

Kolleen Kennedy
Kolleen Kennedy

Retired President, Oncology Systems and Corporate Executive Vice President
Varian Medical Systems

Terri Lynn Land
Terri Lynn Land

Member
Wayne State University Board of Governors

Denise J. Lewis
Denise J. Lewis

Retired Partner
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Dr. Tosha Padgett Brown
Dr. Tosha Padgett Brown

President, Wayne State University Alumni Association
Senior Consultant, Infosys Consulting
Associate Professor, Cleary University

David Ripple
David Ripple

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

Matthew J. Simoncini
Matthew J. Simoncini

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Lear Corporation

Susan Telang
Susan Telang

Chief Financial Officer
Carhartt Inc.

Angelo Vitale
Angelo Vitale

Of Counsel
Rocket Companies

Sean Werdlow
Sean Werdlow

Senior Managing Director, Siebert, Williams Shank & Co., LLC
and President and CEO, Eminence Partners

M. Roy Wilson
M. Roy Wilson

President
Wayne State University 

Dave Massaron
Dave Massaron

Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Operations and Treasurer, CFO and CBO
Wayne State University

Neco Walker
Neco Walker

Secretary
Wayne State University Foundation Board of Directors

Trustees Council

Quincy Allen
Quincy Allen

Managing Partner
Arc Capital Partners LLC

Pamela Applebaum
Pamela Applebaum

President and CEO
Arbor Investments Group

Phillip Pierce
Phillip Pierce

Managing Member
Pierce, Monroe & Associates, LLC

Sandra Pierce
Sandra Pierce

Senior Executive Vice President
Private Bank & Regional Banking Director and Chair of Michigan
The Huntington National Bank

Directors Emeritus

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Joy Baxt

Nurse Educator

Arthur Bryant
Arthur Bryant

Mayor Pro Tem
City of Grosse Pointe Woods

Walter Douglas
Walter Douglas

Chairman
Avis Ford, Inc.

Yousif Ghafari
Yousif Ghafari

Chairman
Ghafari Associates, LLC

Paul Glantz
Paul Glantz

Co-founder and Chairman
Emagine Entertainment, Inc.

David M. Hempstead
David M. Hempstead

Member
Bodman PLC

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Peter Karmanos

Chairman and Co-founder
MadDog Technology

David Meador
David Meador

Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer
DTE Energy Company

David Salzman
David Salzman

Hollywood Executive and Producer

A. Paul Schaap
A. Paul Schaap

Founder
Lumigen, Inc.

John Schwarz, M.D.
John Schwarz, M.D.

Former U.S. Congressman
7th District of Michigan

Frederick Sievert
Frederick Sievert

Retired President
New York Life Insurance Company

Stephen Strome
Stephen Strome

Retired Chairman and CEO
Handleman Company