Vistage Michigan Honors Attorney with Top Award


Vistage Michigan has picked Susan Tukel, president of Locomotive Engineers & Conductors Mutual Protection Association, as the recipient of its top honor, the 2015 Soaring Eagle Award.

The award is presented annually and recognizes the winning member’s overall success in business. It also acknowledges her contributions to fellow members. Vistage Michigan includes more than 250 corporate leaders throughout Michigan. The membership-based organization, which helps business leaders make better decisions and generate better results, honored Tukel during a recent annual CEO Summit.

Tukel, of West Bloomfield, began her involvement with 105-year-old Southfield-based association began as its outside counsel more than 30 years ago. Locomotive Engineers & Conductors Mutual Protection Association is a nonprofit that provides insurance for wage loss from discipline for unionized transportation workers. Tukel came on board as vice president and in-house counsel in 2003 and took the reins as president in 2005.

Tukel earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and medieval studies and her juris doctor from the University of Michigan.