David E. Mielke, former Dean of the College of Business and Professor of Accounting at Eastern Michigan University, has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He currently hosts Week in Review on Michigan Business Network.
After working as an investment banker and a corporate treasurer for 6 years, completing four acquisitions in three years, he joined academia in 1980. David spent 19 years at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin serving some time as Dean and also starting an international business program. In 1999, he became the Dean of the College of Business at Grand Valley State University and served until 2004 when he moved to Eastern Michigan University. David served as Dean at EMU until his retirement in 2012.