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Lear Executive, Frank Orsini, Receives Sam Cupp Impact Award

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Frank Orsini (right), executive vice president and president of seating at Lear Corporation, received the Sam Cupp Impact Award from Kristina Marshall (left), president and CEO of Winning Futures. At our 11th annual Corks & Forks, Frank Orsini, executive vice president and president of seating at Lear Corporation, received the … Read More »

With Us From the Beginning, Hamilton Chevrolet Celebrates 25 Years of Support

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Mike Boguth in the Hamilton Chevrolet showroom with a 2018 Corvette. An interview with Mike Boguth, Vice President, Dealer Operator, Owner, Hamilton Chevrolet   When Sam Cupp first launched Winning Futures, what was your reaction? I felt it was an extremely generous thing for him to do. Giving or investing … Read More »

25 From 25: Katie Pusz

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Katie Pusz, Marketing Communications Specialist, ImageSoft, Inc., Winning Futures Class of 2013 As a student at Warren Mott High School (Warren), Katie struggled to overcome anorexia while trying to figure out what she would do after high school. Her mentor, Ashley Fordyce, school and community relations coordinator at Extra Credit Union, … Read More »

25 From 25: James Payne

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James Payne, Warehouse Expeditor, Shaw Electric Co., Winning Futures Class of 2017. Throughout his days at Madison High School in Madison Heights, James wasn’t focused or concerned about his future, coasting through classes with a C average. His mentor, Bob Foyt, retired senior director of maintenance and engineering at JHP … Read More »

Celebrating 25 Years of Empowering Tomorrow’s Workforce

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As we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we are excited to rollout Workforce Prep, a cutting-edge experiential program that will expose students to businesses and new technologies while teaching them the humanistic – critical – soft skills they will need to be successful in a world filled with automation and artificial … Read More »

Yazaki North America Executive, Manish Mehta, Joins Winning Futures Board of Directors

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Manish Mehta is the acting global head of the General Motors Business Unit for Yazaki North America. Manish Mehta, acting global head of the General Motors Business Unit at Yazaki North America, has been elected to our Board of Directors. “Winning Futures is an impactful way to support Yazaki’s commitment … Read More »

FCA Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Winning Futures

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We are excited to announce that we’ve received a one-year $50,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support core expenses for local tenth graders who are participating in Workforce Prep – our in-school mentoring and leadership skills development … Read More »

Magna Executive, Dino Nardicchio, Joins Winning Futures Board of Directors

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Dino Nardicchio, global vice president of Advanced Technology Engineering for Magna Seating. Dino Nardicchio, global vice president of Advanced Technology Engineering for Magna Seating has been elected to the Winning Futures Board of Directors. “Winning Futures is an inspiring way to support Magna’s commitment to the communities where we live and … Read More »

The Impact of Mentorship

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Fawjia Yeasmin, Winning Futures Class of 2018 and current freshman at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Do you remember what it was like preparing for life after high school? I do, and it wasn’t pretty. For me, the realization that whatever decisions I made would effect my life forever … Read More »

Golfers Raise $140,000 at the 20th Annual Lear Golf Classic

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Our 20th Annual Lear Golf Classic raised more than $140,000 to support our new Workforce Prep program. You would think that on a rainy Monday the last thing anyone would want to do is spend the day golfing. This wasn’t the case for the 246 people who, with positive attitudes … Read More »