Past Applauding Alumni

    Jerry Schafer, BAcct 1975

Schafer, corporate vice president of worldwide development for McDonald’s Corp. and a new director on the Walsh Foundation Board, helped get LaunchPad up and running with a major gift toward furnishings and technology.

Read more about Applauding Alumni:  Jerry Schafer

    Mike Semanco, BBA 1991, MSF 1999

Semanco, a Walsh College trustee and alumni booster, is president and COO of Hennessey Capital, a division of Hitachi Capital America Corp. Through his involvement on community development boards a few years ago, he learned about Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s intention to make an investment that would spark innovation and business creation in Michigan.

Read more about Applauding Alumni: Mike Semanco


Lou Schmidt, BBA 1990, MSF 1997

Alumnus Lou Schmidt, president of the HoneyBaked Ham Company of Michigan. Read more: Lou Schmidt


Jane Harper, MSIA 2007
Information Security Compliance Assessment and Advisory Services Leader for HAP Read more.


Lorraine Goodrich, MSF '03
Chief financial officer for Automotive Industry Action Group Read more.


David Girodat, BBA '85, MSF '92
President and CEO of Fifth Third Bank (Eastern Michigan) Read more.


Tonya McNeal-Weary, MBA 2009
President and founder, Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (nonprofit), and IBS, a global consulting company Read more.


Stephen C. Johnson, MBA '10
President and founder, Motor City Tour Company, LLC Read more.


Aaron Opalewski, BBA '11
Chief executive officer and co-owner of S&A Solutions Inc.  Read more.


Karol Clason, BBA '05, MBA '08
Director of strategic planning, Bronson Healthcare  Read more.


Samuel Palmeri Ph.D., SPHR, CBP, CCP, MSM '93
Senior Human Resources Manager, Sprint Nextel  Read more.


Arthur Kelly, BBA 2007, MBA 2009
IT/Business Consultant, WLGP  Read more.


Crystal Arcicovich, BBA 2009
Corporate Event Sales Manager, Star Lanes @ Emagine Royal Oak  Read more.


Scott Calka, BBA 1999
Box Office, Detroit Tigers  Read more.


John Latella, MSF 1999
COO, Garden Fresh Gourmet  Read more.


Todd Hohauser, MSM 2003
President of Harvey Hohauser & Associates  Read more.


Laurie Macaddino, CPA, MSF, 1990
VP, Corporate Audit and Compliance, Chrysler Corporation Read more.


Robert Naftaly, Diploma – Accountancy and Financial Administration, 1959
Retired CPA, Health Industry Executive
1965-66 Alumni Association President; 1987 Distinguished Alumnus; Walsh College Trustee: 2002-present  Read more.


Carolyn Kadish Wysack, Diploma – Accountancy and Financial Administration, 1960
Retired, Hungerford & Co. Read more.


Jeffrey Littmann, BAcct 1977; MST, 1981
CFO, Buffalo Bills and Ralph Wilson Enterprises  Read more.


James Knusalla, BBA – Finance, 2008
Financial Applications Analyst, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority  Read more.


Victoria R. Scavone, BBA, 1982; MSM, 1993
Assistant VP, Enrollment & Student Services, Walsh College
2005 Distinguished Alumna  Read more.


Paul P. Baker, Diploma − Accountancy and Financial Administration, 1946
Partner, Paul P. Baker & Co.
2003 Distinguished Alumnus  Read more.


Michael Wild, Diploma − Accountancy and Financial Administration, 1935
Senior Partner, Berger & Wild
1989 Distinguished Alumnus  Read more.