Alumni Association Board of Directors Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan is scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2 p.m. ET.
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The annual meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan is scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2 p.m. ET in the Founders Room at the Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher, Ann Arbor.

Members of the Association are welcome to attend and will be asked to vote to elect members of the board.


Officer Candidates – Secretary

Gabriela Teran, ’96 – New York, New York (Incumbent)

Morgan Stanley Managing Director, Market Manager Wealth Management New York City

Previously was at Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch

“Gaby” was a student worker for the Alumni Association during her time in Ann Arbor. She and her husband, Carlos Lopez (’96 MBA) are supporters of LEAD.

Board of Directors Candidates

Wendell Brooks, ’87; University of Chicago: MBA’91  – Ann Arbor, Michigan (Incumbent)

Former senior vice president of Intel Corporation and president of Intel Capital (retired)

Leads equity investments in innovative technology startups and companies worldwide

15 years as a managing director for Citigroup, leading Citigroup’s European telecom, media and technology group

Parent of current U-M student

Monica Howard Douglas, ’94 – Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The Coca-Cola Company. Served previously as chief compliance officer and Associate General Counsel and held other legal positions inside the company.

Active with UMICH Alumni of Atlanta; provides ad hoc support of encouraging students to apply to attend Michigan and once accepted, including working with Black alumni in the Atlanta area on recruitment and provision of financial support to students who need assistance.

Monica describes her way of leading as becoming a connector and collaborator, getting followership through connections.

Serves on the boards of Cool Girls and the Woodward Academy, where she chairs the Social Justice Committee. Previously served on the board of Junior Achievement in Atlanta and successfully fundraised for these organizations.

Li Li Leung, ’95; University of Massachusetts Amherst: MS and MBA – Indianapolis, Indiana

President and Chief Executive Officer of USA Gymnastics since March 2019. Prior to joining USAG, Leung most recently served as a Vice President at the National Basketball Association (NBA), where she was responsible for building, leading, negotiating and managing key partner relationships around the world

Previously, she was a managing director at the global sports management firm Helios Partners, where she launched and managed their China and UK offices and helped clients break into emerging markets

She competed in many USA Gymnastics events, was a member of the U.S. junior national training team and represented the U.S. in the 1988 Junior Pan American Games. She was a four-year member of the four-time Big 10 champion University of Michigan gymnastics team and was an NCAA Championships participant

Dr. Charles Schwartz, ’90; Wayne State University: MD’94 – Birmingham, Michigan (Incumbent)

Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Michigan

Spent 12 years at New York University Medical Center, where he served as assistant professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in NYU’s School of Medicine

Grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Parent of current UM student

Member of Deans Advisory Council for School of LSA; serves on University of Michigan New York City/Tri-State Major Gift Committee and Greater Detroit Campaign Leadership Council

President-Elect of Michigan Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons

Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, ’95; The Warton School: MA’05 – Washington, D.C. (Incumbent)

President of the Rockefeller Foundation. The Foundation applies data, science, and innovation to improve health for women and children, create nutritious and sustainable food systems, end energy poverty worldwide

Trained as a physician and health economist

Led the U.S. response to the Haiti earthquake and the West African Ebola pandemic

Linda Zhang, ’96, MSE’98, MBA’11 – Canton, Michigan

Works at Ford Motor Company as Director of EV programs for utility segment, with more than 26 years of experience

Led the development and launched Ford’s first all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck.

Featured on the cover of TIME Magazine representing the team electrifying the world’s most popular truck in November 2021

Member of the Automotive Hall of Fame

Worked extensively in manufacturing, product development, finance and corporate strategy


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