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Expertise Propels Accounting Alum to Top

Expertise Propels Accounting Alum to Top

November 5, 2019

As published by Rene Wisley, Oakland University Insight Magazine Calculating the variables that lead to a satisfying and successful career is not always a simple equation. Initially interested in medicine, Susan Koss, ACC ’94, changed direction after working in a… Continue Reading  

Legal Weed in Mexico, What that Means for the U.S.

Legal Weed in Mexico, What that Means for the U.S.

November 4, 2019

As published by Angela Underwood, thedwr.com It may be slightly delayed, but Mexico is about to legalize marijuana. Now, the U.S. lags behind its two neighboring countries, which have permitted pot for recreational use within their borders once Mexico joins… Continue Reading  

Radical Survival Strategies for Struggling Colleges

Radical Survival Strategies for Struggling Colleges

October 20, 2019

Mergers, acquisitions, shorter degree programs and major shifts in course offerings are just some of the tactics being employed to lure more students. As published by Jon Marcus, The New York Times When Steve Thorsett crunched the numbers, things looked… Continue Reading  

Pat O’Keefe on the Nolan Finley Show

Pat O’Keefe on the Nolan Finley Show

June 21, 2019

Patrick O’Keefe, Founder & CEO of O’Keefe, discusses tariffs with Don Tanner and Kelly Cobb on the Nolan Finley Show.  Pat’s segment begins at 1:06. You can listen to it here.

Pat O’Keefe discusses the Middle Market with Alisa Zee

Pat O’Keefe discusses the Middle Market with Alisa Zee

June 7, 2019

Patrick O’Keefe, Founder & CEO of O’Keefe, discusses findings from O’Keefe’s annual Middle Market Survey as well as the current state of the middle market and economy with Alisa Zee on Public Affairs Radio. Part 1 Part 2

Pat O’Keefe discusses Middle Market Survey on WPHM

Pat O’Keefe discusses Middle Market Survey on WPHM

April 26, 2019

Pat O’Keefe discusses the O’Keefe Annual Middle Market Survey results with Paul Miller on the 1380am WPHM Morning Show. “If we get to July this will be the largest economic expansion in the history of the United States.”

O’Keefe Survey Results on WWJ

O’Keefe Survey Results on WWJ

April 18, 2019

Murray Feldman, WWJ Business Editor, cited the O’Keefe Annual Middle Market Survey in his report on April 18th.

Analysts expect $3.6 billion Chemical-TCF deal to drive more acquisitions

Analysts expect $3.6 billion Chemical-TCF deal to drive more acquisitions

February 4, 2019

As published by Mark Sanchez, MiBiz The proposed $3.6 billion merger between Chemical Financial Corp. and TCF Financial Corp. would create a Midwest bank based in Michigan that’s able to compete with the largest national banks and that’s likely to… Continue Reading  

Patrick O’Keefe Discusses the Chemical-TCF Bank Merger

Patrick O’Keefe Discusses the Chemical-TCF Bank Merger

January 30, 2019

Patrick O’Keefe, Founder and CEO, of O’Keefe discusses the Chemical-TCF Bank merger with Paul Miller on the WPHM morning show.

Chemical Bank to acquire TCF in $3.6 billion deal that creates Midwest powerhouse

Chemical Bank to acquire TCF in $3.6 billion deal that creates Midwest powerhouse

January 29, 2019

As published by Chad Livengood, Crain’s Detroit Business Chemical Financial Corp.’s $3.6 billion all-stock deal acquisition of TCF Financial Corp. to operate under the TCF Bank brand name will make it the largest midcap bank in the Midwest — and… Continue Reading