University of Michigan Alumni Association

Board Membership

   Jon Mann (BA 2001) - President
Jon is a native of Ann Arbor who has lived in the West Palm Beach area since 2006. He received his BA from Michigan in 2001 and a JD from Wayne State University in  2004.  Jon is a practicing attorney with the Law Offices of Robin Bresky in Boca Raton.
Jon was introduced to the U of M Club of the Palm Beaches through football parties and the Student Sendoff BBQ. He now helps the Club organize and coordinate community service events.

Ryan Lefkofsky Lefkosky (BS 2003) – Treasurer

Student Send-Off Coordinator

Ryan is a native of the Metro Detroit area and is currently living in Jupiter, Florida. He received his Social Events & Lifelong Learning

He received his aerospace engineering degree in 2003 and has been working across the country in the aerospace field ever since. Currently, Ryan is managing helicopter flight test projects for Sikorsky Aircraft.

Ryan is looking forward to meeting more Michigan alumni at all the events the board has planned for the upcoming year! Go Blue!






John Giaimo (BSE 1989) –Secretary

Past President

John is a native of Trenton, Michigan but has been living in the Palm Beach  County area since 1989.  He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering at Michigan in 1989, and an MBA from the University of Miami in 1999.  John is married and has two sons, “future Wolverines” ages 8 and 10.  He has attended events for the club since 1989, and has served on the board for the last five years.

John currently is employed as a Project Manager at Siemens Energy, Inc. on large industrial gas turbine programs.  As a Board Member, his vision is to help the club provide an exciting Michigan experience for all generations of club members and to increase member participation by providing for a variety of exciting events.



Charice Robinson

Sports Watch Coordinator







Craig Clemons  – Immediate Past President

Sports Watch Committee

Craig was born in Flint, Michigan but relocated to West Palm Beach in 2007 in pursuit of other career options.   Craig currently workers for the South Florida Water Management District as an Assistant Superintendent for the West Palm Beach Field Station.  Craig became interested in the local alumni club after participating with the University's alumni club in the Flint area.








Sheldon Robertson (BSE 1989) 

 Scholarship Lead, Past President 

Sheldon is originally from Jamaica and now lives in Boynton Beach. He graduated from the College of Engineering in 1989 with a degree in Computer Engineering. Upon  graduation, he went to work for IBM as a software engineer in East Fishkill, New York. He later transfered to Boca Raton, completing a masters degree in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University in 1997.  Sheldon has also worked for corporations such as Ford in Dearborn, Michigan and SAIC in Orlando, Florida. He is currently a Prinicipal Engineer at Ricoh Americas Corporation in Boca Raton.



Jennifer Scherwin

Social-Media/Communications Coordinator    



MaroudEd Marod (JD 1977) – Board Member

Annual Dinner Coordinator, Past President

Ed was born in Grand Haven, Michigan. He has practiced law in Florida, concentrating on business litigation and related appeals, ever since he was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1977, shortly after graduating from the University of Michigan Law School.

He has been a member of the Board of the University of Michigan Club of the Palm Beaches since 1983.