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Dr. Stuart Kirschenbaum

The boxing glove Joe Louis used to knock out Germany’s Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium in 1938 today sits bronzed, engraved, and on display inside Detroit’s Cobo Center.

Jim Taylor

A seasoned rider, Jim Taylor is used to covering long distances in a hurry.

Wanamaker Trophy

If the Wanamaker Trophy, awarded annually to the winner of the PGA Championship, turns up missing during this year’s tournament at Oakland Hills Country Club, chances are it can be found in a certain corporate chalet overlooking the South Course’s famed 16th hole.

Loren Venegas

It’s hard enough establishing and maintaining success in any business, so when Loren Venegas, president of The Ideal Group Inc. in Detroit, learned that a new high school dedicated to building corporate careers was opening near the company’s headquarters, he wanted to help.

Giorgio Gikas

While the scene above may be mistaken for the back lot of Ben Hur II, Greece native Giorgio Gikas, right, instead oversees the restoration of dozens of metal sculptures in the United States.

Joe Vicari

Knowing that business and pleasure can indeed be mixed, Joe and Rosalie Vicari, left, principals of 18 restaurants in metro Detroit, including 11 Andiamo eateries, toured several wineries in California’s Sonoma Valley in May with 20 of their employees.