Tag Archives: Business

  1. Walsh Leadership Awards Dinner Exceeds Fundraising Goal

    TROY, Mich., October 19, 2018 — Fundraising that exceeded expectations, moving testimonials from Walsh scholarship recipients and the presentation of an inaugural award, the President’s Award for Outstanding Partner in Education, to the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation, highlighted Walsh’s 2018 Leadership Awards Dinner on October 11 at the Townsend Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Walsh Launches Accelerated Degree Program

    Walsh has launched FastTrack, an accelerated degree program that lets students earn an associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years.

    “As an upper division school, all of Walsh’s undergraduate students are transferring from other schools,” say Patti Swanson, Vice President and Chief Marketing and Enrollment Officer at Walsh. “Our FastTrack students are able to finish their associate degree and then take graduate-level courses while completing their undergraduate degree, allowing a seamless transition from their bachelor’s to master’s programs.” Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Happy Anniversary to Lake Michigan Credit Union

    Eighty-five years ago, we didn’t set out to become Michigan’s largest credit union. But with low mortgage rates and great service, it’s no wonder our 418,000 members keep recommending us to their friends and family. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. New Graphic Designer Joins Innovative Learning Group

    TROY, Mich., Oct. 16, 2018 — Innovative Learning Group, Inc. (ILG) announced today that it has added a new graphic designer, Lee Ann Pyke, to its team.

    “I’m very pleased to welcome Lee Ann to ILG’s technology and visual design group,” says CEO Lisa Toenniges. “She brings a wealth of design knowledge and will further enhance our brand and the learning and performance support materials we create for our many clients.” Read the rest of this entry »

  5. MICPA Honors Walsh Leadership, Alumni, Students

    The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) has announced the 2018 MICPA Award Winners, and many have a Walsh connection. Honorees are recognized for outstanding commitment and leadership, both to the CPA profession and their communities, and will be celebrated at the MICPA Awards Dinner on October 3. Read the rest of this entry »


    TROY, Mich., Sept. 2018 — Walsh will recognize business and community leaders Richard D. Aginian, David Provost, Alan C. Young and the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation at its annual Leadership Awards Dinner, which takes place at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 11 at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham.

    The annual Leadership Awards Dinner recognizes business and community leaders, distinguished alumni and individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service to Walsh. The event also benefits Walsh’s Leadership Awards Scholarship and Jeffery W. Barry Endowed Scholarship and has raised more than $2 million in scholarship funds since it began in 2000. Sponsors include Presenting Sponsor Chemical Bank as well as CareTech Solutions, Plastipak Packaging, Wealthcare Management Services and Ernst & Young. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Andrey Tomkiw Named a Top 100 Attorney in Michigan

    Andrey Tomkiw, a partner in Dinsmore & Shohl’s Labor and Employment department, has been recognized by Super Lawyers as one of Michigan’s Top 100 Lawyers for 2018.

    The Top 100 distinction is reserved for attorneys who ranked at the top of the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list, which is based on peer nominations, research into professional achievement and a blue ribbon review process. Five percent of all attorneys nominated are selected to the Super Lawyers list; Tomkiw has been selected nine consecutive years in the category of Employment and Labor. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Sue Justice Becomes PPACA Certified

    September 10, 2018

    Local Agent Becomes PPACA Certified

    (Bloomfield Hills, MI) – Susan Justice with Emery Benefit Solutions, LLC became certified through The National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new professional development course on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Identity Theft Protection – Keeping Your Employees Secure

    FBI statistics show that violent crime and property crime have declined nationally since the 1990s. This positive news, however, is tempered by the rapid growth of identity theft. According to a 2018 online survey by The Harris Poll, 60 million Americans have been the victims of identity theft, a number that increases every year. If your identity is stolen, it can be time-consuming, frustrating and emotionally draining to rectify the situation. Protecting your Social Security number and shredding your mail is no longer enough to avoid these insidious and savvy predators. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. The Walsh Master of Arts in Business: The Business Degree for the Right-Brained.

    There is a dictum in business commonly attributed to Peter Drucker, “Innovate or die.” In order to survive in an ever-changing world, companies need to anticipate change or be left behind.

    The same holds true for schools that teach business. The true test of innovation for those colleges and universities is their responsiveness to the demands of the business world and the needs of their students. As a result, more and more colleges and universities are creating programs around the evolving requirements they see in their students and in the business community. Read the rest of this entry »