Alan Aldworth, Chairman, president and CEO ProQuest Co., Ann Arbor

Civic and corporate involvement: Board of directors, Emerson School Board of Trustees, Michigan Theatre and Arbitron Inc.; Association of American Publishers; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Aldworth has guided information company ProQuest through strategy changes toward more K-12 products and more digital products. Since Aldworth became president in 2002, the company has been an active buyer and seller of business units and has made steady gains in revenue.