Alumni-in-Action January 2014 Class of 1996 Denise Thomas was promoted to Principal, MRPR Group P.C., Southfield, from Senior Manager. Denise earned her Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College in 1996. Class of 2004 Lisa Howze was appointed chief of staff for the City of Detroit by Mayor Mike Duggan. She served as a state representative in Detroit’s 2nd District in 2011-12. Lisa earned her Master of Science in Finance in 2004 from Walsh College. Class of 2009 Edmond Golemi joined MRPR Group, PC as staff accountant. Edmond earned his Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College in 2009. Class of 2010 Aaron Opalewski started his new business; Spark Talent Acquisition Inc. Aaron earned his Bachelor in Business Administration with focus in Finance from Walsh College in 2010. Class of 2012 Joel A. Zielke, CPA, MST, has joined Croskey Lanni, P.C., as Accountant. Joel earned his Bachelor of Accountancy in 2008, and his Master of Science in Taxation in 2012 from Walsh College.