Friday, February 8, 2013
The Bloomfield Hills entrepreneur introduced Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson at Thursday's State of the County Address.
Erica Coulston, of Bloomfield Hills, was named the winner of the 2013 Elite 40 Under 40 Thursday just before L. Brooks Patterson's 19th State of the County Address at Detroit Country Day in Beverly Hills. The co-founder of Walk the Line to SCI Recovery in Southfield, took the stage first and introduced the long-time county leader, who is still recovering himself from a serious car crash in August. Paralyzed from the chest down after a car crash in California in 2001, Coulston was chosen a finalist because of her inspirational attitude and dedication to helping others in the community. She thanked Patterson and commended him for inspiring her. “For me, Brooks encompasses an unwavering determination and drive, and lives his life with …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Bloomfield Hills resident Erica Coulston is one of three finalists in County Executive L. Brooks Patterson's annual program that highlights entrepreneurs who persevere.
Monday, January 28, 2013
The public voting period for County Executive L. Brooks Patterson's annual program begins Monday, and Coulston is among three finalists.
Hundreds submitted nominations, three became finalists, and now it's time to pick the 2013 Elite 40-Under-40 winner. Public voting for the annual honor created by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and organized by Oakland County began at midnight Monday on the Advantage Oakland website. Bloomfield Hills' Erica Coulston, co-founder of Walk the Line to SCI Recovery in Southfield, is a finalist because of her passion for helping others and her dedication to the community, according to a news release. The company is comprised of dedicated physical therapists, trainers and doctors that offer innovative and individualized recovery therapy to patients from around Michigan, the United States and the globe. "For as long as I can …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
You have until Dec. 31 to make nominations for L. Brooks Patterson's '40 Under 40.'
Know a mover and shaker in Oakland County? You can nominate that person for the Elite 40 Under 40 initiative developed last year by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Nominations are due by Dec. 31 at www.AdvantageOakland.com. Patterson launched the Elite 40 Under 40 last year to identify outstanding professional and executive leaders who have achieved excellence in their field before the age of 40. Lena Epstein Koretzky, 30, General Manager and Co-Owner, Vesco Oil Corporation; Norman Yatooma, 39, Founder and Attorney, Norman Yatooma & Associates; and Bloomfield Hills native Richard Bernstein, 37, of the Sam Bernstein Law Firm were among the inaugural honorees. “During our inaugural year of the Elite 40, we learned there are a …