Sunday, February 15, 2009
Walsh competes in business matchup
Kathleen Dobrovic and Jennifer Gasiecki, Walsh College students, are part of the student team selected
to represent Walsh College in the 2009 Association for Corporate Growth MBA Business Case
Competition Finals on Feb. 21.
Dobrovic is formerly of Troy and a current resident of Rochester Hills; Gasiecki is formerly of Troy and a
current resident of Waterford. The third member of the team is Jordan Ruder of Royal Oak.
Their team was selected from among three Walsh student teams that gave 30-minute business case
presentations during semifinals held at the Jeffery W. Barry Center.
Dobrovic, Gasiecki and Ruder will compete against teams from Michigan State University, the University
of Detroit Mercy, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University.
The finals will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jeffery W. Barry Center at Walsh College's main
campus in Troy.
Last year, the team from Walsh College won first place by seven-tenths of one point over the University of
In the 2009 finals, a total of $19,000 in scholarships will be awarded to teams from the five schools. The
first-place team receives $10,000, the second-place team receives $5,000, and each of the finalist teams
Additionally, Dobrovic, Gasiecki and Ruder will each receive a three-credit course scholarship for the
Spring '09 semester. Dobrovic and Ruder are Master of Science in Finance students; Gasiecki is a
Master of Business Administration student.
Founded in 1922, Walsh College is Michigan's largest graduate business school.