Thomas Akland ’97 and Audrey Coates ’97 Akland
Thomas Akland ’97 has recently been named to the Ascension Medical Group of Michigan board of trustees. Ascension is the nation’s largest nonprofit health system and one of the largest health systems in Michigan. He has served as the chief of the department of pediatrics since 2007 for Borgess Health in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and is a teaching faculty member for the Western Michigan School of Medicine. He lives with his wife, Audrey Coates ’97 Akland, and their two girls in Plainwell, Michigan.