Michigan Tech’s School of Business and Economics will host alumnus Dorthoy (Dot) Proux ’86 on October 17 and 18 as part of the Scott Pattullo Visiting Executive Speaker Series. Proux will be the second speaker invited to campus this year following John Rockwell’s visit. The series is designed to give students access to influential alumni in business and engineering fields.
Dot will present to the community on Monday, October 17th in MUB Ballroom A from 6 – 7:30 pm her presentation titled, “Making an impact in your first professional position: Keys to maximizing your personal brand and securing career opportunities in a globally diverse workplace.”
Dot Proux Biography
Dot is a partner in Ernst & Young’s National Tax practice, and is based in Chicago. She is currently the Americas Director for EYU Tax and Resource Management, overseeing the learning, development, and deployment of tax professionals in North America, South America, and Israel. In this role, she is also involved in the development of Ernst & Young’s tax campus recruiting strategy and the successful integration of new staff into the firm. In the past, she led Ernst & Young’s Midwest State and Local Tax practice, and continues to serve Fortune 500 companies related to their state and local tax service needs.
Dot is also Ernst & Young’s Midwest Sub-Area Gender Equity Leader and a member of the Americas Inclusiveness Advisory Committee. In that capacity, she has facilitated several panel discussions across the Midwest related to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as well as generational diversity and the challenges and opportunities presented by the influx of younger (“Generation Y”) professionals into the work world over the last three to five years.
Dot is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Dot is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of Michigan and the State of Illinois. She earned her bachelors degree in 1986 from Michigan Technological University.
Biography provided by Ernst & Young LLP