Denise Ilitch, an Integral Part of Detroit’s Business and Philanthropic Communities for Over 40 Years as a Dedicated Business Leader, a Devoted Community Servant, a Supporter of Many Charitable Causes, and a Tireless Advocate for Women and Children, Discusses the Complexities and Benefits of Having a Family Office

This episode features Denise Ilitch, Owner of Ilitch Family Companies. Denise is also president of Ilitch Enterprises, LLC. She previously served as president of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. from 2000 to 2004, a privately held business that manages Little Caesar Enterprises, the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers, Olympia Entertainment and Olympia Development. She was part of the team that joined prominent business leaders and government entities to create a vibrant entertainment and sports district, including a $600 million side-by-side stadium project, Comerica Park and Ford Field, for the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions near the Fox Theatre. Ms. Ilitch currently serves as Regent on the University of Michigan Board of Regents and is Chair of the Board.

In this episode, she takes a deep dive into her family’s incredible commitment to the city of Detroit, what it is like growing up in such a prominent family, and the goals and objectives of her Family Office.