Walsh College

Michigan Alpha Project

The Michigan Alpha Project is a real-world investing experience offered to Walsh College students. The project was started by Leon LaBrecque of LJPR, LLC in partnership with professor John Moore and Walsh College. LaBrecque has provided $100,000 of his own finances to make this opportunity possible. The students are responsible for managing the money in a portfolio consisting exclusively of Michigan stocks. 

“This is a win for students, a win for employers, and a win for Michigan.”
- John Moore, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Finance and Economics 


 Michigan Alpha Project on ​FOX 2 'Job Shop' with Murray Feldman. March 4,  2014

On March 4, 2014, FOX 2 News aired a 'Job Shop' segment highlighting the Michigan Alpha Project. The video was filmed in the Walsh College finance lab and features insight from Leon LaBrecque, Dr. John Moore, and Mark Lashbrook, Walsh MBA/MSF student and portfolio manager. 

To learn more about the Michigan Alpha Project, please visit www.michiganalphaproject.org.