Wayne State University
Corporations

Corporations

Wayne State University has a wealth of resources that include research expertise, business development programs and eager-to-learn students. Corporations seeking to invest in and partner with the university help to advance their industry by supporting innovation and training for generations of professionals and leaders.

The Corporate and Foundation Relations team works to ensure that the goals of businesses and industry partners, as well as the academic and research missions of the schools and colleges, move forward. The team encourages corporate partners to visit campus and meet with faculty members, researchers and staff.

Together Wayne State University and its corporate partners can advance learning opportunities in higher education, engage in dynamic research and strengthen the economic engine in Detroit and southeastern Michigan.

To learn more about Wayne State University's funding priorities and areas for partnership, contact the Corporate and Foundation Relations team.

Heidi Coates
Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations
313-577-6483
dd3555@wayne.edu

Julianne Bjarnesen
Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
313-577-3479
dc1615@wayne.edu

Julie Burtch
Director, Foundation Relations
313-577-9026
fp4469@wayne.edu

DeJuan Woods
Director, Corporate Relations
313-577-9525

Gayle McAleenan
Foundation Relations Writer
313-577-1313
fz8071@wayne.edu

Andrea Mahone
Prospect Research Analyst
313-577-8864
Fax: 313-577-6489
bv7610@wayne.edu

Lynne-Marie Lile
Development Associate
313-577-6476
Fax: 313-577-6489
am6124@wayne.edu