Albion Appoints Three New Members to Its Board of Trustees

July 19, 2019

Albion College recently welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees. They include:

Jeffrey Youle, ’81

Jeffrey Youle

Youle has more than 30 years of experience in the private equity industry and is head of U.S. Private Debt for Muzinich & Co., a corporate credit manager in New York.

Prior to Muzinich, he co-founded Global Leverage Capital Management, a merchant banking and top 10 restructuring advisory firm. He also held a number of senior executive positions during an 18-year career with BNP Paribas, including head of North America Investment Banking; head of Acquisition Finance and Loan Structuring; managing director of the Private Capital Group; head of Media and Telecom; and co-founder and head of the New York Merchant Banking Group. He started his career as a consultant with Touche, Ross & Co. and with the M&A Development team of American Can.

Youle earned his B.A. in economics from Albion and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Allison Maki, ’97

Allison Maki

Maki has been senior vice president of administration and chief financial officer for the Detroit Lions since 2015. Prior to that, she was vice president of finance and director of finance for the Lions and has been with the organization for 15 years.

In her current role she also oversees the team’s human resources and information technology functions as well as facility operations for the Lions’ Allen Park practice facility. Maki currently is one of eight female CFOs in the 32-team National Football League.

She graduated from Albion with a degree in economics and management and upon graduation worked with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young in Detroit for seven years. Maki received the College’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019.

Chelsei Carpenter, ’19

Carpenter graduated from Albion with a degree in psychology and a minor in business and organizations.

Chelsei Carpenter

A native of West Bloomfield Hills, she was involved in numerous activities at Albion including admission associate, peer mentor, a member of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, president of the Albion chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and treasurer of the Albion branch of the American Association of University Women.

She was also a student intern at the global consulting firm Korn Ferry through The Philadelphia Center and was a management intern at The Kroger Company. She currently works as an application support analyst at Sparrow Health System in Lansing.

The Albion College Board of Trustees consists of 27 members for the 2019-20 academic year. Recent graduate trustees serve two-year terms while all other trustees serve three-year terms.