Powerful Connections

Your connection to Michigan Ross doesn't end when you graduate.

Our engaged, active, and committed alumni bring this idea to life every day. Alumni in Residence work with students in one-on-one mentoring meetings. These personalized interactions may include assistance with informational interviews, mock interviews, resumes, or simply answering career or industry questions.

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Adaptive Testing Technologies

Yehuda Cohen is an entrepreneur who has worked as a veteran operations executive for over 30 years.  He joined...

SVP and Chief Customer Officer

Ram Krishnan is currently the SVP/Chief Customer Officer leading all global PepsiCo business in the Walmart account,...

McKinsey & Company

Juan Carlos Altmann is a Partner at McKinsey & Company, based in Santiago Chile where he leads the transformation practice...


Shaily Baranwal is the founder and CEO of Edblox (Elevate K-12), formerly Elevate. She was born and raised in Mumbai,...

Chief Operating Officer
Commonwealth Associates, Inc.

Sam Barnes is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Commonwealth. He has been employed by...

President & Chief Client Fanatic
Root Inc.

For more than 10 years, Rich Berens had the opportunity to lead Root and its artists, designers, researchers, programmers...

Chief Operations & Technology Officer
Bank of America

Cathy Bessant​ is chief operations and technology officer at Bank of America, and is a member of the company’s executive management team.  

Chief Human Resources Officer
Morgan Stanley

Jeffrey Brodsky is Morgan Stanley’s Chief Human Resources Officer, as well as a member of the Firm’s Operating Committee and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Culture, Values and Conduct Committee.  

Compliance Director
Owens Corning

Angela Carter is the Compliance Director for Owens Corning, where she leads a team in managing the Company’s global...

Growth Product Manager
Reddit, Inc.

Yee Chen joined Reddit in 2018 as Growth Product Manager overseeing new user retention, inbound user traffic, and...

LEO Intermittent Lecturer
Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Marcus Collins is a culturally curious thinker with an academic insight into the cognitive drivers that impact consumer...

Co-Chief Executive Officer
MIO Partners Inc.

Toos N. Daruvala is co-chief executive officer of MIO Partners Inc., the McKinsey Investments Office (MIO). He joined...

Co-Founder and President
Watervale Equity Partners

Mike Faremouth​ is a Co-Founder and President of Watervale Equity Partners (Watervale), a Cleveland, Ohio based private...

Vuka Innovation and Vuka Works

Heather Fraser is a lifelong business strategist, innovator and business designer, with a passion for human insight, bold...

Chief Financial Officer, Board of Directors
Eden Enterprises

Darren Gacicia has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Eden Enterprises since June 2018. He joined the Board of...

President & CEO
Medecision, Inc.

Deborah M. Gage is a proven business transformer, having built her career as an entrepreneur founding and leading...

Managing Partner
Salesforce Ventures

Matt Garratt currently serves as the Managing Partner of Salesforce Ventures, the strategic investment arm for

Senior Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer
New York at Centerbridge

Jeffrey A. Gelfand​ joined Centerbridge in 2006, and oversees the firm’s accounting, tax, operations, investor services,...


In January 2015, Joe Guith was appointed to serve as president of Cinnabon, Inc. after serving four months as the brand’s...

Founder and CEO
Simple Access Healthcare

Dr. Anurag Gupta is the founder and CEO of Simple Access Healthcare, a technology based medical services platform focused...

Founder/Chief Investment Officer
Crescent Cove Advisors, LP

Jun Hong Heng, is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer for Crescent Cove. Prior to launching Crescent Cove, Jun Hong...

Managing Director, Motoring Ventures LLC and Author, Motoring Africa: Sustainable Automotive Industrialization

If you stand on any busy street corner in America for 60-seconds, you will see at least one automobile that Edward T. Hightower had a lead role in creating and bringing to market.

Vice President, Finance, Global Operations

Michelle Hook has served as vice president of finance for global operations since December 2018. In this role, she leads...

Founder & CEO
Touchdown Ventures

David Horowitz is the Founder and CEO of Touchdown Ventures. Touchdown partners with leading corporations to manage...

Marketing Strategy and Operations Manager

John Huang joined Twitter in 2017 as a Marketing Strategy and Operations Manager supporting senior leaders across...

President & CEO

Robert Hutchens​ is the President & CEO of StemBioSys, a regenerative medicine biotech company based in San Antonio,...

Americas Ombud, McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Ralph E. Johnson serves as a confidential and impartial discussion partner and sounding board for work-related or...

Principal, Product Manager

Cynthia Koenig's interests lie at the intersection of business, innovation and impact. She has helped launch ventures of...

SVP, Head of Agency Creative
Discovery Communications

Throughout his 25-year career, Derek Koenig has combined team-building leadership, strategic acumen, and award-winning...

CEO & Co-Founder

Satish Malnaik is a technology and venture creation enthusiast driven by a passion for innovation. He is CEO and co-...

Founder & CEO
Nash Consulting & Associates

Jennifer Nash brings 25 years of experience at senior-level and executive leadership roles in industry and consulting to...

Brand Manager for Gillette On Demand
Procter & Gamble

Stephanie Osborn is the Brand Manager for Gillette On Demand, Gillette’s Direct to Consumer service.  She has been...

McDonald's Corporation

Kevin Ozan was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of McDonald’s effective March, 2015....

Chief Executive Officer
CFI Group

Sheri Petras manages offices across four continents as the CEO of CFI Group. She works out of CFI's world headquarters in...

President & CEO
Marking Associates LLC

Mark Petroff is driving Marketing Associates' development as a technology enabled provider of marketing and analytics...

Senior Vice President
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Lori Pomerantz is a senior Vice President in the Alternative Investments and Manager Selection business at Goldman Sachs...

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Newstone Capital Partners LLC

John Rocchio co-founded Newstone Capital Partners LLC in 2006. Newstone is an investment firm established to provide...

L.E.K. Consulting

Robert Rourke is President of L.E.K. Consulting's Americas region and is responsible for directing the firm's strategy...

Wells Fargo

Stephen W. Sanger is chairman at Wells Fargo, a position he was elected to in October 2016 after serving on the board...

Senior Vice President, Revenue & Product Development
Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED)

Jonathan Shar has served in a wide range of leadership roles across a diverse set of companies and industries...

Managing Director, Global Head of Building Materials and Distribution Group, Investment Banking Division

Richard Siegel is a Managing Director and Global Head of the Building Materials and Distribution Group in the Investment...

American Innovations

As CEO of American Innovations, Rich Smalling leads the company in providing compliance solutions to oil and gas...

Senior Managing Director, Digital Investment Strategy and Global Co-Head, Venture Capital and Technology, Private Equity
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Jeff Smith is the Senior Managing Director of Digital Investment Strategy and Global Co-Head for Venture Capital and...

VP, Analytics & Client Strategy
CCS Fundraising

Ian Swedish is the vice president, Analytics & Client Strategy for CCS and brings more than 15 years of experience...

Group Chief Operating Officer
Zurich Insurance

Kristof Terryn began his career in 1993 in the banking industry, where he worked in capital markets. In 1997, he joined...

Vice President Human Resources, Videojet & Product Identification Platform
Danaher Corporation

Rich Wachter, BBA 1984, has worked as a Human Resources Executive at Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 150 Global Science...

Senior Vice President, Global Power & Job Site
Global Power Group at Briggs & Stratton

Edward Wajda brings more than 20 years of global experience in Senior Vice President and Divisional President roles...

Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development

J. Michael Whitted is Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development for Hillenbrand, Inc....

Kohlberg & Company, LLC

Evan Wildstein​ is a Partner at Kohlberg & Company, LLC, a leading U.S. private equity firm which acquires controlling interests in middle market companies. 

Vice President of Marketing

Born on a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska, raised in Biloxi, Mississippi, and educated in Okinawa, Japan, Bob Wilson grew...

Vice President, Performance Marketing
Simpler Media Group, CMSWire, and DX Summit

Dylan Wright has 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, marketing leader, and strategy consultant specializing in...

Managing Partner
China Link Capital

David Wu will be participating as a speaker at the 2020 Asia Business Conference at the Ross School of Business. He has...