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.

Lou Schmidt, BBA 1990, MSF 1997
Alumnus Lou Schmidt, president of the HoneyBaked Ham Company of Michigan.

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

Lorraine Goodrich, MSF ’03
Chief financial officer for Automotive Industry Action Group.

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

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

Stephen C. Johnson, MBA ’10
President and founder, Motor City Tour Company, LLC.

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

Karol Clason, BBA ’05, MBA ’08
Director of strategic planning, Bronson Healthcare.

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

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

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

Scott Calka, BBA 1999
Box Office, Detroit Tigers.

John Latella, MSF 1999
COO, Garden Fresh Gourmet.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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