List of University of Michigan business alumni


List of University of Michigan business alumni

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This is a list of business alumni from the University of Michigan.

Advertising/marketing

*Leo Burnett, (BA 1914), Journalism. Advertising pioneer, founded the Leo Burnett Company in 1935 with $50,000 in borrowed money.
*Richard O'Connor, chairman and CEO (emeritus) of Campbell-Ewald.
*Bharat Patel (BUS: MBA 1969), emeritus Chairman of Procter & Gamble India
*Peter Schweitzer, (BA), Chairman and Worldwide President (emeritus) J. Walter Thompson Company the world's fourth largest advertising agency network and largest U.S. agency.

Billionaires

*J. Robert Beyster (COE: BSE, MS, PhD) Chairman, President and CEO of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).
*William Davidson (BUS: BBA 1947) - Finance & entertainment billionaire. Founder of the William Davidson Institute at the Ross School of Business; Chairman of Guardian Industries, World's largest Glass Manufacturer. Owner of the Detroit Pistons (NBA), Detroit Shock (WNBA), Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL). A major benefactor, he has cumulatively donated approximately $60 million to Michigan.
*Bharat Desai (BUS: MBA 1981) - Co-Founder, President and CEO, Syntel Inc (NASDAQ: SYNT) a worldwide provider of information technology (IT) solutions to Global 2000 corporations.
*Stanley Druckenmiller (MDNG: Ph. D, Econometrics) - Formerly worked with George Soros, and now runs Duquesne Capital which he founded in 1981.
*Tom S. Monaghan, (MDNG) - Founder and former owner of Domino's Pizza.
*Charlie Munger,(MDNG), Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, the diversified investment corporation chaired by investor Warren Buffett. Law School benefactor.
*Larry Page (COE: BSE 1995) - Co-founder of Google.
*Jorge Perez, (B.A., M.U.P 1976) - Real estate developer and billionaire
*Stephen M. Ross (BUS: BBA 1962) - Real Estate Developer. Provided $100 Million naming gift for the Ross School of Business.
*Kavitark Ram Shriram (BUS: MBA) Sherpalo Ventures. IHT called him "perhaps the most sought-after angel investor in Silicon Valley.”. Amazon VP Business Development (1998-99), Junglee President (1996-98). Member of the Board of Google (1998-).
*Dr. Homer Stryker, (MED: M.D. 1925), (D. 1980) founder of Stryker Corporation
*A. Alfred Taubman, (MDNG: HLLD 1948) - Founder of the Taubman Company. Provided $30 Million naming gift for the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. A major benefactor, he has cumulatively donated approximately $60 million to Michigan.
*Preston Robert (Bob) Tisch, (A.B. 1948) - Chairman of the Loews Corporation. He was the United States Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service from 1986 until 1988. Owned 50 percent of the New York Giants football team. His wife, Joan Tisch (A.B. 1948)-- also a University of Michigan graduate -- has replaced him on the Forbes 400 list. LS&A benefactor.
*Bruce Wasserstein (JD), Mergers and Acquisitions specialist
*Sam Wyly (BUS: MBA 1957) - Serial entrepreneur, owner of the Bonanza Restaurants chain, founder of computer companies acquired by Computer Associates and SBC Communications, as well as Datran which, together with MCI Communications and Carterphone, legally dismantled the Bell Telephone monopoly in the United States.
*Samuel Zell (LAW: AB 1963, JD 1966) - Real estate developer and founder of Equity Office Properties or EOP, second in size only to the United States Government in value of property owned. Formerly Chairman of NAREIT or National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Ross School benefactor.
*Niklas Zennström, (MDNG) who sold his share of internet telephony company Skype to Ebay

Consulting/accounting

*John Fox (BUS: MBA 1967) - Retired Vice Chairman and Global Director Deloitte Consulting
*Gary Hamel (BUS: MBA PhD 1990) - Co-Author "The Core Competence of the Corporation". Selected "Number One Guru" by "The Economist" magazine in 2003
*Harvey Kapnick, (BUS: MBA 1948), CEO (emeritus/deceased) of Arthur Andersen
*Paul Weaver, (BUS: MBA) global partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and until recently, was chairman of the firm's global technology practice group, joined Gateway's Board of Directors in 2006.
*Anne von Guionneau, (BUS: BA) vice-Chairman of Parthenon Europe, senior partner at Bain & Company, ran The Goldman Sachs Group's Strategic Advisory Group (responsible for the idea generation pool for their European merger and acquisition practice), holds a B.A. Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan, an M.A. from Cambridge University, and an M.B.A with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

Entrepreneurs

*Dave Barger, President and Chief Operating Officer of JetBlue. Named to additional title of CEO in 2007.
*Bruce P. Bickner, (LAW: JD 1968) Chairman and CEO (emeritus) of DeKalb Genetics Corporation
*Henry W. Bloch, (B.S. 1944), co-founder and former president of H&R Block Inc.
*Louis Borders, (BA 1969) co-founded Borders, with brother Tom (MA 1966).
*Bharat Desai (BUS: MBA 1981) - Co-Founder, President and CEO, Syntel Inc a worldwide provider of information technology (IT) solutions to Global 2000 corporations.
*Frederick A. Erb (BUS: BBA 1947) - President/owner of Erb Lumber company. Ross School benefactor.
*Stanley Frankel (AB 1963, MBA 1964)
*Donald N. Frey, (BS MTL 1947, MSE 1949, PhD 1951, D. Eng. hon. 1967), chairman and CEO of Bell & Howell for 17 years. In 1990, he received the National Medal of Technology in a White House ceremony.
*Roger Frock, (BUS: MBA 1959) a founder of Federal Express and served as its chief operating officer and president from 1971-1981. Author of "Changing the Way the World Does Business".
*James John (J.J.) Hagerman (1857) (March 23, 1838 - September 13, 1909) was an American industrialist who owned mines, railroads and corporate farms in the American West in the late 1800s and early 1900s. He was one of the most influential men in territorial New Mexico.
*Gerrard Wendell “(G.W.)” Haworth, (COE: MA) the founding chairman of Haworth, Inc. a manufacturer of office environments that grew from a garage-shop venture in 1948 to a $1.4 billion, global corporation.
*Barnett Helzberg, (BUS: BBA 1956), Chairman (emeritus) of Helzberg Diamonds, now a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
*Sid Jansma (BUS: MBA 1966) - President and CEO of Wolverine Gas and Oil. Wildcatter who found 100MM-1Bn barrel field in Utah.
*Christopher Ilitch (BUS: BBA 1987) He is president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., a family held entity with assets in excess of $1 billion. He also is vice president of the Detroit Red Wings and an NHL alternate governor, president of the Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, and vice president of Little Caesar Enterprises.
*John Koza, (MA Mathematics 1966; BA 1964, MS 1966, Ph. D 1972 Computer Science). Venture capitalist and consulting professor in the department of electrical engineering at Stanford University. Co-founder of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS), where he co-invented the rub-off instant lottery ticketed.
*Robin Moody, (A.B. 1968), Co-Founder, Daedalus Books
*J. Larry Nichols (LAW: JD 1967), co-founder of Devon Energy Corp, now Chairman of the Board and CEO. Devon is one of the largest oil drillers in the nation. Devon announced -- in 2006 -- a well drilled 5.3 miles below sea level in the Gulf of Mexico had tapped a petroleum pool that could yield anywhere from 3 billion to 15 billion barrels. The upper end of that range is equivalent to half the nation’s current reserves. Devon is one of the largest independent oil and gas producers in the United States, with more than 4,000 employees worldwide. His father, John Nichols, started the company in 1971 with five gas wells.
*Dinesh C. Patel (PHARM: Ph. D) "He is the Michelangelo of commercialization." Terrence Chatwin. By his own reckoning he figures his fingerprints can be found on anywhere from 50 to 100 companies. They can be found directly on TheraTech, a company he co-founded in Salt Lake City, took public and sold 14 years later for $350 million. Another company, Salus Therapeutics Inc., was sold for $30 million a mere four years after it was started. They also can be found at his current business, Ashni Naturaceuticals Inc., one of eight companies he's founded or co-founded.
*Benjamin D. Pritchard, (LAW: JD) the Civil War general who captured Jefferson Davis. Served two terms of office as the State Treasurer of Michigan from 1880 to 1884. In 1870, Pritchard organized the First National Bank of Allegan and served as its president until 1905. He then relinquished his shares in that bank and founded the First State Bank, which was the first bank in the county to be designated as a state depository. It was also the first savings bank, offering 4% interest to depositors; and the first bank to install safety deposit boxes.
*Gordon Rubenstein (AB), Co-founder of Standard Renewable Energy Group. Prior to co-founding the group, Mr. Rubenstein co-founded Pacific Partners, a venture firm backed by George Soros, and Sam Zell. Mr. Rubenstein has participated at the board level and has been actively involved with Apexon, Revenue Science (formerly Digimine), Velosel (acquired by Tibco), and Quantumshift and GetActive.
*Eric Sadek, Founder of ERSA Group and ERSA Labs
*Andrew Stenzler, A.B. Co-chairman and CEO Xando Cosí Inc.
*Joel Tauber (BUS: BBA 1956, MBA 1963; LAW: JD 1959), Founder of Tauber Enterprises, donor and founder of the Tauber Manufacturing Institute at the Ross School.
*Charles Walgreen, (PHC 1928, HMS 1951, HLHD 1992), founder of Walgreens drugstores. Charles R. Walgreen Jr., son of the founder of the Deerfield-based drugstore chain and its second president, died early Sunday at the age of 100. In 1939, at age 33, Walgreen Jr. took over the company presidency from his father, Charles R. Walgreen Sr., and steered the company through World War II and the post-war boom. The company expanded to 600 stores and yearly sales grew to $1.16 billion from $72 million during his presidency.In 2005, in acknowledgment of $10 million he gave toward construction of the school's new drama center, the university named the new facility the Charles R. Walgreen Jr. Drama Center. The Walgreen family have been longtime supporters of the University of Michigan, through contributions for several professorships, endowed scholarships, facilities and programs in the College of Pharmacy and music school. Walgreen Jr. retired from Walgreen Co,'s board of directors in 1977, but kept an office at the company's headquarters into his 90s.

Industrials

*Gerard M. Anderson (BUS: MBA/MPP 1988), President of DTE Energy, a $21 billion dollar energy conglomerate.
* Kenneth J. Binder, (BA) named, in 2007, Sequa Corporation (NYSE: SQAA) chief financial officer. Sequa is a multi-billion dollar industrial conglomerate.
*Christopher O. Blunt (BA) appointed COO of New York Life Insurance Company (a Fortune 100 company) in 2007 for its Life and Annuity operations, the company’s largest revenue generator. The Life and Annuity operations, the company’s largest unit, accounted for more than $7.5 billion in operating revenue in 2006. His professional experience includes serving as a managing director with Goldman Sachs, as chief marketing officer with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, and as CEO of GivingCapital Inc., a wealth management solutions provider that helped individuals to balance philanthropic interests with their estate planning needs.
*Will Caldwell (BUS: AB 1948, MBA 1949) - Ford Motor Company CFO
*John M. Devine (BUS: MBA 1972) - General Motors Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman
*Kenneth Eisenberg, (AB 1964) Chairman and CEO of Kenwal Steel Corporation
*John V. Faraci (BUS: MBA 1974) CEO of International Paper
*John C. Fontaine (AB) a partner in the New York law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed, and former president of Knight Ridder, Inc. He is also a director of Century Aluminum Company, chairman of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and a member of the Trustees' Council of the National Gallery of Art.
*William Clay Ford, Sr., (MDNG 1944), is the owner of the Detroit Lions football team.
*Mary Kay Haben, (BUS: MBA 1979), elected to the board of directors of Liz Claiborne, Inc. in 2004.
*Jim Hackett, (BA 1977), CEO of Steelcase
*Ralph J. Harms (BUS: MBA) Appointed to position of Chief Financial Officer of Transmeta Corporation in 2006.
*Frederick Henderson (BUS: BBA 1980) - Formerly Chairman of GM Europe and a GM group vice president. Named GM Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer in 2005.
*Irvine Hockaday, (LAW: LLB 1961), president and CEO (emeritus) of Hallmark Cards Inc.
*James P. Hoffa (LAW: LLB 1966). Teamsters President, 1999-present. Son of Jimmy Hoffa.
*James B. Hudak (GFSPP: MPP) Chairman of its Board of Directors of MedAvant Healthcare Solutions (MedAvant) (NASDAQ:PILL), a leader in healthcare technology and transaction services. Hudak joined the MedAvant Board of Directors in June 2006, the same month he retired as Chief Executive Officer of Behavioral Solutions, a $1.2 billion business segment of UnitedHealth Group. He was CEO of UnitedHealth Technologies from 1999 to 2003. Prior to UnitedHealth, Hudak spent 19 years at Accenture, formerly Andersen Consulting, where he rose to the position of global managing partner of the healthcare practice.
*C. Robert Kidder (COE: BS IE 167) CEO of Borden Chemical, 1995-2002. Principal, Stonehenge Partners, Inc., since 2004.
*Temel Kotil (COE: MA 1986, MA 1987, PH.D. 1991), CEO of Turkish Airlines
*Don R. Leclair (BUS: MBA 1976) - Group Vice President and CFO, Ford Motor Company.
*Woon-Hyung Lee (BUS: MBA 1974) - SeAH Steel Corp. Chairman. SeAH Steel is a leader in the special steel and steel pipe industry in Korea.
*Jerry Levin, (COE: BSE EE 1966), BSE EM 1967, American Household, Inc.(formerly Sunbeam) CEO
*Jacquelyn Levin (BUS: MBA 1987), President and CEO of AFB International, an $11 billion food conglomerate.
*Arvind Mathew (BUS: MBA 1985) - President of Ford India
*Paul M. Ostergard (LAW: JD 1964) - President of General Electric Foundation
*Ray T. Parfet Jr. (BUS: MBA 1947) - Chairman and CEO of The Upjohn Co.
*Ralph Reins, 1963, is the President and COO of Mack Trucks Inc.
*Eric Ridenour (BUS: MBA 1986), in 2006 named Chief Operating Officer of Chrysler Group, and a member of the Board of Management.
*Stephen W. Sanger, (BUS: MBA 1970) General Mills Chairman and CEO
*Philip L. Smith (1960, BUS: MBA 1961) - President and CEO of General Foods.
*Roger B. Smith (BUS: 1948, MBA 1953) -Former chairman and CEO of General Motors.
*William T. Smith (BS 1947, MS 1948), after graduating he joined Stanolind Oil & Gas Company, the exploration and production subsidiary of Standard Oil of Indiana (later known as Amoco). In 27 years at Stanolind he advanced through a number of exploration and management positions to become the Executive Vice President of Amoco Production Company. In 1975 he joined Champlin Petroleum, a subsidiary of the Union Pacific Corporation, and became Chairman of Champlin in 1982. He served on Champlin’s Board of Directors until 1987. At that time he was also Vice Chairman and Director of Union Pacific. In 1987, his first “retirement”, he started his own enterprise, appropriately called Wolverine Exploration Company, which he led as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until his second retirement in early 1992. Bill served as Chairman of the Natural Gas Supply Association, whose members account for almost 90 percent of all domestic natural gas supplies. He is also the past National Chairman of the 8,500 member Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, and a Director of the American Petroleum Institute (API).
*Harold K Sperlich (BUS: MBA 1961) - President of Chrysler Corporation
*Donald J. Stebbins (BUS: MBA 1984) - President and COO of Visteon.
*Manuel Luis Del Valle, 1967, is the president of Bacardi Corp.
*Theodore Earl Williams, (COE: BSME) emeritus CEO of Bell Industries. Mr. Williams opened Los Angeles based Williams Metal Products Co., which produced high-precision components for the electronics and aircraft industries. Bell Industries purchased Williams' company in the late '60s.

Internet/software/hardware

*David Bohnett (BUS: MBA 1980) - Founded GeoCities in 1994, an Internet based media and e-commerce company. GeoCities was cited by Internet ranking firm, Media Metrix, as one of the top four most trafficked sites on the web. The company became publicly traded on NASDAQ and was subsequently acquired by Yahoo! Inc.
*Jim Buckmaster, CEO of Craigslist
*Marcel Gani (BUS: MBA 1978) - CFO Juniper Networks
*Patrick Gross (COE: MSE 1966), Co-founder and executive committee chairman (emeritus) of American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS), a $3.1 billion dollar, 25,000 employee technology consulting firm. In addition, Mr. Gross has served as chairman of several companies owned by the private equity firms Carlyle Group, Thayer Capital, and Questor Partners. He is the presiding/lead director of two public companies: Capital One Financial Corporation, and Computer Network Technology Corporation. He is also a director of Mobius Management Systems, Inc., as well as a director of a number of private companies, including The Sarnoff Corporation and Liquidity Services, Inc.
*Leon J. Level, (BUS: BA, MBA), Chief Financial Officer of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC a global information technology services company). He is a member of the board of directors of Levi Strauss & Co. and UTi Worldwide Inc. He is also on the board of trustees of the Autry National Center.
*Kevin O'Connor, (COE: BSE EE 1983), co-founder and CEO of DoubleClick Inc.
*Paul Saleh (BS, MS, BUS: MBA 1985) - CFO, Nextel Communications Inc. "…recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance…"
*Richard Snyder (BA 1977, BUS: MBA with distinction 1979, LAW: JD 1982) - Chairman of Board, Gateway Computer

Mergers, acquisitions, turn-arounds

*Keith A. Alessi (BUS: MBA 1979) - Engineered the 18-month turnaround of the public tax preparation firm Jackson Hewitt as CEO. The market capitalization of the company went from $15 million to $468 million in one year. Later sold to Cendant.
*J. Ira Harris (BUS: BBA 1959) - Vice Chairman of The Pritzker Organization, LLC, (merchant banking). Formerly Senior Managing Director of Lazard Freres & Co., LLC
*Bruce Wasserstein, (A.B. 1967) CEO, Lazard Freres, founder of Wasserstein Perella & Co.
*David A. Brandon, (A.B. 1974), Chairman and CEO of Domino's Pizza
*Jerome B. York (BUS: MBA 1966) - Chrysler Corporation CFO, IBM CFO. Vice Chairman of Tracinda Corporation.

Money management/asset management/banking

*David (BUS: MBA 1968) and Fred Alger (BUS: MBA 1958) - Fred Alger Management
*Farshid Maghami Asl (COE: Ph. D ME 2002) VP, GMAC.
*Hank Barry, (BA with distinction) Partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. From May 2000 to May 2002, he served as CEO and a member of the board of directors of Napster, Inc. He currently serves on the Boards of Sensoria, Muse Research, Neurotone.
*Thomas Bredt, (COE: BSE 1962). Managing director of Menlo Ventures, in Menlo Park, California, one of Silicon Valley's venture capital firms.
*David E.A. Carson, (A.B. 1955) Chairman and CEO People's Bank. Forbes magazine named Carson on its list of "most powerful people". Endowed Michigan's "Carson Scholars" program in Washington D.C.
*Daryl Carter, (ARCH: B.Arch 1977) CEO, CharterMac Mortgage Capital
*Cleveland Christophe (BUS: MBA 1967) - Managing partner of TSG Capital Group.
*J. Michael Davis (BUS: MBA 1993) - President and CEO National City Bank of Michigan
*Dixon Doll (COE: Ph. D EECS; NSF Scholar) is a cofounder and managing general partner of DCM Doll Capital Management, an early stage venture capital firm managing $1.6 billion from its offices in Menlo Park, Beijing and Shanghai, China. Recently, for the fourth consecutive year, Doll was named as one of the top 100 venture investors by Forbes Magazine Midas List. In 2005, Doll became a board member of the San Francisco Symphony, and was also elected to the board of the National Venture Capital Association in Washington DC, where he serves on the executive committee.
*John Edman, (BUS: BBA 1950, MBA 1951), Chairman (emeritus) GMAC
*Terrence Elkes (LAW: JD 1958) - Elkes focused his career in the television and entertainment industries, and is former president and CEO of Viacom. He is currently principal and co-owner of an investment firm, Apollo Partners, Ltd.
*David S. Evans, (BGS economics), Chairman and Managing Director, Glencoe Capital, has 21 years of experience in merchant and investment banking, principal investing, and private equity, and has been directly responsible for over $1.5 billion in private equity investment transactions.
*Liz Haar (LS&A: BA), named, in 2005, to position as CEO of Accident Fund Insurance Co. an 836-person insurance company. Accident Fund's revenue has grown from about $480 million in 2004 to $608 million in 2006.
*David Henwood, (BUS: BBA 1963, MBA 1964), Chief Investment Officer of Raymond James & Associates
*David Hickman, (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1963), Chairman and CEO (emeritus) of United Bank and Trust.
*John A. Hooper (BUS: BBA 1947, MBA 1948) - Vice-Chairman (emeritus) Chase Manhattan Bank.
*Verne G. Istock, (AB 1962), Chairman and President (emeritus) Bank One Corp.
*Thomas C. Jones, (BUS: BBA 1968, MBA 1971), President (emeritus) CIGNA Retirement & Investing. Ross School benefactor.
*Paul Kangas, host of the Nightly Business Report on US television.
*Iraj Kani, with Emanuel Derman author of papers concerning option volatility.
*John Kim (BUS: BBA 1983) - Prudential Retirement President.
*Timothy D. Leulitte, (MBA 1976). Chairman of The Board, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
*Lee Meddin, (BUS: MBA 1993) Global Head of Structured Finance, International Finance Corp., World Bank Group. Named to "Treasury and Risk"’s 100 Most influential people in Finance in 2006 as an ‘…artist of the deal…”. Meddin is resident investment banker, spending his time configuring financial markets in developing nations to ease foreign direct investment by corporations.
*Charles Edward Merrill, (LAW: 1906-1907), Co-Founded stockbrokerage firm Merrill Lynch with Edmund C. Lynch. Merrill Lynch Founder, 1914-56
*David A. Nadler (MA, Ph.D), appointed, in 2007, vice chairman, Office of the CEO, of & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC). Nadler was the founder and CEO of the Delta Consulting Group, Inc., which in the year 2000 joined Marsh & McLennan Companies and became Mercer Delta Consulting, LLC. MMC is a global professional services firm with annual revenues of approximately $12 billion. It is the parent company of Marsh, the world's leading risk and insurance services firm with approximately 55,000 employees.
*Sandford Robertson, (BUS: BBA 1953, MBA 1954), founder and Chairman of Robertson, Stephens & Company, later sold to Bank of America, currently partner in Francisco Partners. Ross School benefactor.
*Ian M. Rolland, (M.A). chairman (emeritus) of Lincoln National Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Rolland is an advisory trustee of DePauw University and a past board chairman.
*David Shelby (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1964) - President of Northport Private Equity Investment Companies.
*Donald R. Shepard (BUS: BBA 1958) - President and CEO (emeritus) of Loomis Sayles & Company
*K. Ram Shriram (BUS: MBA) Sherpalo Ventures. IHT called him "perhaps the most sought-after angel investor in Silicon Valley.”. Amazon VP Business Development (1998-99), Junglee President (1996-98). Member of the Board of Google (1998-).
*Allen Sinai (BA economics) is Chief Global Economist and President of Decision Economics, Inc. (DE), an economic and financial markets information support and advisory firm. He is “…an internationally known and respected macro economist and econometric modelbuilder who has contributed to applied macroeconomics, the public policy arena, and the academic literature.” Over many years, his advice has been sought by both political parties, Congressional committees, and the Federal Reserve.
*Arvind Sodhani (BUS: MBA 1978) - President of Intel Capital
* Masaaki Tanaka, (LAW: LLM) in 2007 it was announced that the Board of Directors of UnionBanCal had approved his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of UnionBanCal Corporation and its principal subsidiary, Union Bank of California (NYSE:UB). Based in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a bank holding company with assets of $52.6 billion at December 31, 2006. Its principal subsidiary, Union Bank of California, N.A. had 321 banking offices in California, Oregon and Washington, and 2 international offices at December 31, 2006.
*John R. Tozzi (BUS: MBA 1967) - President and CEO, Cambridge Investments Ltd. Ross School of Business benefactor.
*Robert Walters (BUS: MBA) - Chief Economist and Divisional Vice President of Quicken Loans Inc.

Not-for-profit

*Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al-Madani (MPH 1962) Islamic Development Bank (IDB) President was among the 2007 recipients of the Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) award which carries the title Tan Sri. Ahmad, who is from Saudi Arabia, served as the first President of the Islamic Development Bank since it was established. Born in Madinah in 1934, Ahmad holds degrees in commerce and law from Cairo University, Egypt. He was appointed the director of the Scientific and Islamic Institute in Aden from 1958-59. Subsequently, he returned to Saudi Arabia to become the acting rector of King Abdulaziz University from 1967 to 1972. He then served as the deputy minister of education in Saudi Arabia for three years, from 1972 to 1975.
*Ragavendra R Baliga (BUS: MBA 2004) - Director of Cardiology, Ohio State University Hospital East and Co-Founder, NextServices
*Jo Ivey Boufford (AB; MED: MD with distinction), Elected in 2006 to Presidency of New York Academy of Medicine a 159 year old institution. Dr. Boufford was President of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation under Mayor Koch and served under President Clinton as Principal Deputy and Acting Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As President of the city Health and Hospitals Corporation from 1985-89, she oversaw the largest public hospital system in the United States. She was Director of the King's Fund College from 1991-93, a royal charity dedicated to health and social services in London. She was the U.S. representative on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization during her Clinton years, and is now the Foreign Secretary for the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an appointed, four-year post in which she serves as a senior adviser on international matters to IOM President Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD.
*Dale Carlson, (SPH: MA) named as the first chief communications officer for The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The voter created institute, oversees the disbursement of $3 billion of funding for stem cell research in California.
*Raynard S. Kington, (B.S.; SOM: M.D.) NIH Principal Deputy Director. As principal deputy director of NIH since February 2003, Dr. Kington shares in the overall leadership, policy direction, and coordination of NIH biomedical research and research training programs of NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers. Elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2006.
*Bill Martin, (BUS: MBA 1965). President (emeritus), United States Olympic Committee USOC.
*David M. Morris, (BUS: MBA 1972), Chairman of the International Association of Financial Executives Institutes, a 32,000 member trade group for financial executives.
*Dr. John Niederhuber, appointed by George W. Bush to be the 13th director of the National Cancer Institute at the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Niederhuber completed his medical residency at Michigan. While at Michigan, Niederhuber’s basic science research was predominantly in transplantation. During this time, he also published in the Journal of Immunology and Cellular Immunology, on transplant antigens. After a visiting research fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, Niederhuber returned to Michigan in 1973 to complete his chief residency in surgery. With his achievements, he was appointed assistant professor of surgery and microbiology at Michigan and later became chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Transplantation. He was also named associate dean for research at the university from 1982-85.
*William A. Paton, First editor of The Accounting Review. Professor from 1915-1958. AB 1916, Ph. D. 1917. Phi Beta Kappa in his senior year at Michigan. In 1914 he began his long teaching career at the University of Michigan. During the academic year 1939-40 he was the Dickinson Lecturer at Harvard, the first academician to be selected for that honor. In 1987 the AICPA designated him the Outstanding Educator of the Century. This special, one-time award was given at the AICPA's 100th annual meeting in 1987.
*Amir Dan Rubin (BUS: MBA 1996, MHSA 1996) - Chief Operating Officer, State University of New York at Stony Brook Hospital until 2005.
*Joseph E. Schacter (BUS: BBA 1982) - President and CEO, the Chicago Academy of Sciences.
*L. William Seidman (BUS: MBA 1949) - Former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), vice chairman and CFO of the Phelps Dodge Corporation (1977–1982), and managing partner of Seidman & Seidman, Certified Public Accountants in New York (1968–1974).
*Michael J. Smith, (BUS: MBA), (COE: BSE), and CFA was named chief investment officer of the $2.5Bn Charles Stewart Mott Foundation in 2006. He is past president of the Financial Analysts Society of Detroit.
*Teresa “Teri” Takai, (BA, MA) Chief Information Officer, or CIO, for the State of California. [ [http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS253435+06-Dec-2007+PRN20071206 "Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints California's First State CIO; AeA Celebrates Involvement..." Reuters Dec 6, 2007, Accessed Dec 6, 2007.] ] Previously Director of the Michigan Department of Information Technology (MDIT) and CIO for that state, Ms. Takai was named Public Official of the Year in 2005 by Governing magazine.
*Scott Taub (AB 1990) - Appointed to the post of acting chief accountant of the SEC.
*Kimberly Gayle Walker (BUS: MBA), named, in 2006, to position of chief investment officer at Washington University in St. Louis. Walker was President and chief investment officer of Qwest Asset Management Company, part of Qwest Communications International Inc., where she has oversight of $14 billion in retirement and other assets.

Real estate

*Jeffrey Blau (BUS: BBA 1990) - President, The Related Companies
*Chris Fiegen (BBA) is Chief Financial Officer of Equity International. Mr. Fiegen has been associated with EIP since its inception in 1999 and is primarily responsible for the financial management and capitalization of the Equity International investment portfolio. He is also a director of various EIP portfolio companies.
*Stephen M. Ross (BUS: BBA 1962) - Real Estate Developer. Provided naming gift for Ross School of Business.

ee also

*List of University of Michigan faculty and staff
*List of University of Michigan arts alumni
*List of University of Michigan law and government alumni
*List of University of Michigan sporting alumni

References

External links

* [http://www.umich.edu/alumni.php University of Michigan Alumni]
* [http://alumni.umich.edu/info/um/famous_alumni_abc.php Famous U-M Alumni]
* [http://alumni.umich.edu/ Alumni association of the University of Michigan]
* [http://www.umich.edu/alumni_friends.php UM Alumni Information]
* [http://www.forbes.com/lists/2007/54/richlist07_The-400-Richest-Americans_Rank_print.html The Forbes 400]


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