Representatives of the Alumni Board of Governors generously offer their time, talent, and treasure to strengthen the connection between Michigan Ross and its alumni. The board acts as the voice of the broader alumni community and drives initiatives that foster strong alumni engagement.


Meet the Michigan Ross Alumni Board of Governors

Partner, Ernst & Young
Dave Noonan has more than 20 years of experience with Ernst & Young serving a broad range of clients, including SEC registrants, as well as privately held companies. Dave joined EY’s Detroit...
Director, PwC
Alan joined PwC in 2015 with more than 20 years of experience in supply chain and strategic sourcing across various industries including consumer products and retail. Alan has deep expertise working...
Managing Director, Navigant, and leader of Strategic Solutions and Academic Medical Center
Scott Ransom is a Managing Director at Navigant and leader of Strategic Solutions and Academic Medical Center practices within the Healthcare Consulting Practice. He consults to hospitals, health...
Vice President and Treasurer, Apollo Education Group/University of Phoenix
Simit is currently the Vice President and Treasurer of Apollo Education Group/University of Phoenix, which provides educational support and services, consulting services, and technical support...
Client Advisor, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Cecil Shepherd is a client advisor in the Corporate & Investment Bank at JPMorgan in New York City. He is also president of the Michigan Ross Alumni Club of New York, a position he has held since...
CEO, Smitn Marketing Consulting
Nicole Smith is the owner and CEO of Smitn Marketing Consulting a marketing strategy firm based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Named one of the top 500 executives in Dallas by D Magazine, Nicole...
CEO, Obility
Mark is the founder and CEO of Obility. This is an advanced firm in the specialized field of medical and surgical equipment distribution to hospitals, healthcare centers, and related enterprises. His...
President and Co-founder, NextServices
Praveen Suthrum is the president and co-founder of NextServices, a healthcare technology and management company. In his role, Praveen is responsible for product development and operations. Under his...
President and COO, Emmis Communications
Patrick Walsh is president, chief operating officer, and sits on the board of directors at Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications. In his role, Walsh leads the company’s radio division, which...
Portfolio Manager, U.S. Bank
Hee-Jin Yi is a portfolio manager in the Commercial Banking Group of U.S. Bank. Prior to joining U.S. Bank in August 2015, Hee-Jin was a vice president at ValStone Partners, a real estate private...

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