Episode 022: Ken Fischer

Episode 022: Ken Fischer

Episode Summary: Ken Fischer Longtime president of Michigan’s famed University Musical Society, Ken Fischer explains how this small town attracts world-class talent like Leonard Bernstein, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, and the Royal Shakespeare Company. But the best...
Episode 021: Tom Miller

Episode 021: Tom Miller

Episode Summary: Tom Miller Tom Miller turned down Penn’s prestigious Wharton School of Business to join his high school girlfriend at the University of Michigan. His father objected, but he’s been married to Bonnie for 52 years, and has a record-tying five degrees...
Episode 020: Jordan Wertlieb

Episode 020: Jordan Wertlieb

Episode Summary: Jordan Wertlieb Hearst Television named Jordan Wertlieb president in 2013, leading 33 stations in 26 U.S. markets, plus digital properties, 2 radio stations, and more than 70 programming streams with multicast channels. He caught the TV bug in high...
Episode 019: Jim Barahal

Episode 019: Jim Barahal

Episode Summary: Jim Barahal Jim Barahal’s first career would have been enough. After graduating from medical school he moved to Hawaii, started making house calls – unheard of in 1982 – and built a thriving practice, “Doctors on Call,” with 19 clinics and 60,000...
Episode 018: Scott DeRue

Episode 018: Scott DeRue

Episode Summary: Scott Derue Scott DeRue became the dean of Michigan’s Ross School of Business at the ripe age of 38, and pumped up revenue, research, and rankings. He then became the President of Equinox, the leading high-end fitness chain with 105 clubs, and 10,000...

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