Matthew Zelman

2011 Young Alumnus of the Year


Matthew Zelman (’01 COB) is project manager of product analysis at Blue Care Network. He graduated at the top of his class and was the Chancellor’s Medallion recipient from the College of Business where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance.

He co-founded and led the College of Business‘ Graduates of the Last Decade from 2002-2010. Through his leadership, the group organized a professional speaker series for business graduates, mentored campus honor students and created networking and professional development opportunities for UM-Dearborn alumni.

Matthew also serves as vice chair of the College’s Alumni Affiliate. He was named the National Management Association’s 2010 Member of the Year for his work as the treasurer and vice president of his local chapter of the organization.

As a nominator wrote, “Matt remains a constant volunteer who understands the meaning of giving back to his alma mater.” Aside from his work with the campus, Matthew is also a dedicated volunteer and support of the UM Club of Northville, the Detroit Economic Club, and Habitat for Humanity, where he is active in their building blitzes.