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Jason Dubinsky, BBA '95, was appointed chief financial officer of Morningstar, Inc. He most recently served as senior vice president and CFO of planning and central operations for Walgreens Boots Alliance. Dubinsky has more than 12 years of finance, accounting, and investment experience. He spent the last three years at Goldman Sachs, where he led merger and acquisition transactions and managed strategic advisory and financing assignments for corporate clients in the retail and consumer sectors.

Wan Chew Wong, BBA '07, spoke at the Singapore Business Review’s 20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017. In March, she was recognized as a Women Icon at the Inaugural Women Icons Summit & Awards. She received the award for her entrepreneurial spirit and efforts to add value to the local HDB market.

Colin Pulte, MBA '16, founded private investment firm LeGrande Partners LLC (www.LeGrandePartners.com) to acquire successful lower middle market businesses and assume operational roles to accelerate growth. LeGrande pursues companies generating at least $5M in revenue across business services, healthcare, software, and specialty manufacturing. The firm targets established private companies with significant growth potential and aims to provide a meaningful exit alternative for business owners who care about the legacy of the business they have created.

Trish Leung, MBA '15, joined Pantheon Platform as the Senior Manager of Business Operations & Strategy. She previously served as Head of Strategies for Finance & Operations at Pixlee in San Francisco.

Dr. Darryl Elmouchi, MBA '16, previously the chief medical officer of Spectrum Health Hospital Group, has accepted the position of president. He has served as chief of cardiovascular medicine for Spectrum Health Medical Group and chairman of the department of cardiovascular medicine for Spectrum Health Hospitals. Elmouchi also serves as an assistant professor of medicine at Michigan State University.

Cleveland-based InterDesign and founder Bob Immerman announce the appointment of Chris Quinn, MBA '03 as CEO. Chris Quinn is an executive with 28 years of experience developing high performing organizations, businesses and brands that exceed shareholder as well as consumer expectations. Chris most recently served as the President and CEO of Streetsboro LLC.

Alan Gelband, BBA '65, the founder of Gelband & Company, was honored with the prestigious Peter J. Hilton Founder’s Award for his contribution to ACG New York, ACG Global, and to the middle-market community at large over the course of his career.

Lexi Ernst, BBA '17, one of the two Michigan alumni who made international headlines with a personal safety app they developed while still students working with the Zell Lurie Institute, recently walked away from the first episode of Apple's new reality show with a $1 million investment to help grow their business. The app, Companion, is a personal safety app that lets users reach out to family, friends, or a local public safety department to have them virtually keep an eye on users as they move about or travel at night.

Ethan Burgard, BBA '13, was promoted to an associate at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.

Marc J. Carmel, MAcc '94 is an accomplished bankruptcy attorney from Kirkland & Ellis and Paul Hastings. He recently joined Longford Capital as a director. He will lead Longford Capital’s involvement in the bankruptcy and restructuring sector, and assist with investment sourcing, due diligence, and monitoring of portfolio investments.

Jonathan P. Banas, MBA '08, was appointed as executive vice president of Cooper-Standard Holdings, an automotive supplier. Jonathan has more than 22 years of diverse, global experience in corporate finance and public accounting. He has been with Cooper Standard since 2015, serving as vice president, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer.

Kelly Coyne, MAcc '17, scored over a 95.5 percent on the national CPA exam, which earned her the Elijah Watt Sells Award, an honor given by the American Institute of CPAs each year.

Dr. Lynn (Tut) Fuller, MBA ‘10/MD ‘10, was named president and CEO of Dubuque Bank and Trust Co. He is the fourth generation of his family to preside over the bank.

Nicole (DuPont) Latimer, MBA ‘96, was appointed CEO of StayWell Company, a health solutions company that uses the science of behavior to help people live happier, healthier lives.

Elisha Gada, MBA '16, has been selected to participate in the Young Marketers Competition at the Cannes Lions 2017–– one of the biggest marketing and advertising festivals worldwide, where she will represent Dell and the United States. She will also be featured on a network of outdoor billboards at the festival, as one of Wunderman and Adobe's selected thought leaders and rising stars.

Sujit Kumar, MBA '01, is President of Spacelabs Healthcare. Spacelabs, founded in 1958 by two scientists, Ben Ettelson and James A. Reeves, developed cardiac monitoring and telemetry systems for NASA. These were used to monitor astronauts’ vital signs in the early Gemini and the following Apollo space missions. Spacelabs' mission is to build on its roots and continue to deliver vital patient data to our clinicians and users on any device, at any time, anywhere in real time.

Jyarland Daniels, MBA '03, launched a major new brand (2006 Ford Fusion) and became the first African-American to head Lifestyle PR for Bentley Motors. She was inspired by her time at Ross and as a Consortium Fellow to found Harriet Speaks, a diversity communications and racial equity consulting firm. She works with schools, nonprofits, and corporations to develop strategies that enhance institutional equity and create better communications on race and diversity.

Zach Emig, MBA '05, launched a campaign to win New York's 11th district congressional seat in the 2018 midterm elections. He aspires to replace the current Republican incumbent with a pro-labor, pro-universal healthcare, pro-women's rights alternative. Interested Wolverines can learn more at www.zachemig2018.com.

Darryl Elmouchi, MD ’98/MBA ’16, was appointed chief medical officer of Spectrum Health Hospital Group in Grand Rapids, Mich. He will assist in setting the strategic direction for the hospital group. His responsibilities will extend throughout Spectrum Health’s 12 hospitals and other care sites. Most recently, he served as chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine at Spectrum Health Medical Group and as chair of the department of cardiovascular medicine at Spectrum Health hospitals. He also holds an appointment as assistant professor of medicine at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Angie Morgan, BA ’97/MBA ’15, authored the New York Times bestseller SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success, written with Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch. She is the founder of Lead Star and served as a captain in the United States Marine Corps.

​Nakul Uppal, MBA ’14, and Ramita Chawla, MBA ’14, were married May 2016 in Cancun. 

Adam Byrnes, MS/MBA ’14, and Elizabeth Reisman, MS/MBA ’14, were married Nov. 15, 2016 in Los Angeles. 

Priyanka Komala, MBA ’13, was featured in Toastmasters International Worldwide magazine in the September 2016 issue, sharing her insights on leadership. She also spoke at the World of Women festival, which celebrates women as a force for positive change, in Baltimore in October 2016. In addition, she is a finalist for the Women In Technology 18th Annual Leadership Awards in the “Rising Star” category. WIT is the premier organization supporting professional women in the Washington, D.C. tech industry. Priyanka works for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, where she directs technology strategy and development. 

Peter Henrich, MBA ’12, married Dianna Di lorio on Sept. 5, 2015 in Amelia Island, Fla. Photographed are: (First row) Carol Danoff (formerly Carol Lu), MBA '12; Peter Henrich; Lauren Shaughnessy (formerly Lauren Foukes), BBA '06/MBA '12; Kristen Schultz, MBA/MPP '13; Rytas Vygantas, MBA '12; David Bierman, MBA '12. (Second row) Mary Smendzuik, MBA '12; Martin Vogel, MAcc '10; Sid Malhotra, AB '00; Nick Danoff, MBA '12; Ira Shaughnessy, MBA/MS ’13; Stan Garstka III, MBA '12; Jenny Gerow.

Afua Bruce, MBA ’11, is a finalist for the Women In Technology 18th Annual Leadership Awards. WIT is the premier organization supporting professional women in the Washington, D.C. tech industry. Afua serves as the Executive Director of the National Science and Technology Council at the White House, a cabinet-level group chaired by the president. She is nominated for leadership excellence in government.

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