Mary Treder Lang, Vice Chair
Mary Treder Lang
Mary Treder Lang was appointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Rick Snyder in December of 2012 to fill the seat vacated by former Chairman, Roy Wilbanks, with a term ending in December of 2020.
After earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Marketing from the University of Dayton, Treder Lang began her career at KPMG, located in Detroit where she specialized in financial institutions, non-for-profits and mergers, and acquisitions. Following her time at KPMG, she spent five years in various management positions at SBC/Ameritech. She spent considerable time in the Computer Security District and became a recognized computer security expert amongst the Bell Operating Companies. She ultimately left SBC/Ameritech to establish a new Midwest Office for LINX Technologies, assuming the position of North American (NA) Sales Director. LINX Technologies was acquired by Mosler, Inc. and there she held various senior management positions providing coverage throughout North America. After her time spent with Mosler, Inc, she began working for Siemens, Inc. where she held various positions ranging from NA Sales Director, Sales Manager, and District Manager (first woman), to lastly becoming the Senior Executive-Government for Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. She eventually transitioned her career to Accretive Solutions where she was a Business Development Manager and later joined Baker Tilly in Michigan as Director of Business Development. She owns her own CPA firm and is currently Vice President of Development Programs at Vista Maria.
Mary Treder Lang has held many different leadership positions throughout the years. Her positions have ranged from senior level positions with employers, to executive positions on Board of Directors, to voluntary Treasurer for many organizations. She is active in the Michigan Women's Foundation as a Power of 100 Women Leadership Advisory Cabinet Member, Women's Forum and the East Side Club. In September, 2011 she was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan State Parks and Outdoor Recreation Blue Ribbon Panel. In October, 2012 she received the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Emerging Leader Award given by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) for the first time in the State of Michigan.
In addition, she is active in her community as a member of the St. Paul's Catholic Church, the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the Rotary Club, the Mother's Club for Grosse Pointe South High School, the League of Women Voters, the Grosse Pointe Chamber, the Detroit Regional Chamber, the Detroit Economic Club, a Volunteer Council Member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), Past Commodore of the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club and a Board member of the MACPA. She is also active in philanthropic efforts for the March of Dimes, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society and Michigan Women's Foundation.
Regent Treder Lang is currently Vice Chair of the Board, Chair of the Personnel and Compensation Committee, Vice Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance and Investment Committee and Student Affairs Committee. She is former vice chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee and former chair of the Finance and Investment Committee.
First appointed: December 2012
Current term expires: December 2020
Board of Regents Office
207 Welch Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197