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Walsh College’s annual Leadership Awards Dinner returns Oct. 21

October 15, 2021
TROY, Mich., Oct. 13, 2021 — Walsh College will hold its annual Leadership Awards Dinner to honor metro Detroit business leaders and raise student scholarship funds on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at 7 p.m. at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Mich.

Honorees will be recognized for their service to Walsh and in the community in the name of education and include Alan J. Kaufman, Chairman, president and CEO of H.W. Kaufman Group, Mark Albrecht, MSSL, owner of MJA HR Consulting, Jackie Buchanan, president and CEO of Genisys Credit Union and UHY LLP Certified Public Accountants.

All proceeds from the evening benefit the Jeffery W. Barry Endowed Scholarship and the Leadership Awards Scholarship. Since its inception in 2000, the Leadership Awards Dinner has raised more than $3 million in scholarship funds.

The Leadership Awards Dinner is made possible in part by presenting sponsors H.W. Kaufman Group and Burns & Wilcox, and UHY LLP and platinum sponsors Ernst & Young LLP, Genisys Credit Union and Gerald and Brenda Schafer.

For more information about Walsh’s Leadership Awards Dinner, contact Jacqueline Garner at

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Walsh is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1922, Walsh is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest graduate business schools, offering classes in several locations and online. Our internationally and nationally-ranked programs integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh degree programs include accounting, data analytics, finance, information technology, human resources, management, marketing, taxation and other fields. For more information, please visit

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (