At Powerlink, we believe in entrepreneurship. That’s why we not only support and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit among our own team, but also among others in the community. One organization that truly supports this mission—and that I’ve had the privilege of working with for many years—is Walsh College. As a graduate myself, I know the critical connections the college makes for students, bridging the gap that often exists between the worlds of higher education and business.
In addition to serving as a trustee on the Walsh College Foundation board, for the past 2 years, I’ve been the co-chair of the Walsh College Wine Gala, a fundraiser for student scholarships, and was thrilled to see this year’s event raise $107,000. It’s an event that, year after year, continues to have a very positive impact: providing financial help for students and bringing the Walsh community closer together.
We support the event both through a financial contribution from the company, as well as leveraging our network of friends and business partners. It’s a benefit to everyone in the business community here in Detroit to encourage and nurture the next generation of employees, business owners and entrepreneurs—and I know our investment in Walsh College will be a big part of our region’s continued growth and success.