miLEAD's September 2016 social event took place at Arbor Brewing Company and had an excellent turnout of new consultants. The presidential torch was passed from Michael Lang to John Corthell! Ariel Joiner also left the board for greener pastures. Congrats to Michael and Ariel on their new roads ahead!
miLEAD had our second Winter Happy Hour at the Blue Leprechaun. We gathered together and said goodbye to Cordelia Ziraldo. Congratulations to Cordelia for her new position! With former, current, and prospective consultants present, it was a well-attended happy hour!
miLEAD's May 2017 professional development event dove into what it is like to work at McKinsey as a consultant and what exactly McKinsey does and how for their clients as detailed by our guest and current Chicago office McKinsey consultant former UM Graduate Yeon Baik. Thank You Yeon!
miLEAD's July 2016 Social Event was a tubing trip down the Huron River. Thanks to Paloma for hosting us, miLEAD for the event, and to everyone who came!
miLEAD had its Winter Happy Hour at the Blue Leprechaun. We gathered together and said goodbye to Yanan Hou. Congratulations to Yanan for his new position! Thanks to everyone who came by!
miLEAD's March 2017 social event took place at Dominick's as a meet and greet with new interviewees with an excellent turnout. John our immediate past president received an engraved decanter as a parting gift.
miLEAD's March 2016 Professional Development event was a lesson in secondary research by our esteemed adviser Judy Smith! It was well-attended and consultants learned a great deal about how to discover those hard-to-find pieces of secondary research data. miLEAD also presented a gift to Judy as thanks for all the help she regularly provides us. Thanks Judy!
miLEAD hosted Rudy Bellani, CEO of Oystir (www.oystir.com) for a seminar on consulting and transitioning into consulting from a purely scientific background. Thanks for coming, Rudy!
miLEAD's November 2016 Professional Development event was a lesson in secondary research by our esteemed adviser Judy Smith! Consultants learned about how to discoverhard-to-find pieces of secondary research data. miLEAD also presented a gift to Judy as thanks for all the help she regularly provides us. Thanks Judy!
miLEAD's April 2017 professional development was a group discussion with executive coach and consultant Jim Stilwell from Learning to be Great on Authentic Relationship Building: The Key to Effective Client-Consultant Engagement. The event was very informative and well attended by many new consultants. Thank You Jim!
miLEAD's January 2017 Social event was held at Belmark Lanes. We had a great time socializing and friendly bowling competition. Thank You to everyone who came out!
miLEAD hosted a career panel, in collaboration with Rackham, for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. You can watch the video here.
miLEAD's May 2016 Professional Development Event was a presentation from one of our consultants, Dr. Yewei Xing, on what consulting firms do and are looking for in candidates. Thanks to Yewei for presenting, to the team for collecting the data, and to everyone who came to the event!
miLEAD had its Fall Happy Hour at the Blue Leprechaun. Egon Ranghini passed the position of President to Michael Lang. Congratulations to Egon for his new position and congratulations to Michael on becoming miLEAD President! With former, current, and prospective consultants present, it was a well-attended happy hour!
miLEAD was recently featured in the University of Michigan Fast-Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI) newsletter: "miLEAD did a great job working with me on the MTRAC Intraocular Pressure project," said Brad Martin, Ph.D., U-M MTRAC for Life Sciences Commercialization Program Director. "Their advice and ideas were very helpful. miLEAD is a unique resource that provides quality work at a very reasonable price. I highly recommend them."
miLEAD's June 2016 Professional Development Event was to participate in the Ann Arbor Health Hacks (http://a2healthhacks.org/) hackathon as business mentors! Seven miLEAD members participated, which was greatly appreciated by the organizers and the teams themselves. Thanks for helping the teams to compete and serve the community!
miLEAD's February 2017 Professional Development event was a lesson in conduction focus groups. MiLEAD's Patrick Long and Joe Furgal gave a short presentation on how to setup and conduct a focus group, and then ran two small focus groups to discuss what members thought of miLEAD.
miLEAD's April 2016 Happy Hour included a lesson on finding new clients from our President, Michael Lang. We had a good turnout at Dominick's, which included a quite welcome visit from one of our previous clients. Thanks to Michael for a good discussion and to everyone who came!