SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – General Dynamics Land Systems President Mark Roualet of Bloomfield Hills has been named to the Board of Trustees at Lawrence Technological University. His appointment was announced by Lewis Walker, president of the 4,500-student independent university.
Trustees at Lawrence Tech establish strategic direction, help formulate and approve major institutional policies, and hire the University’s executive team. They serve without compensation.
Roualet has been president of General Dynamics Land Systems and a vice president of General Dynamics Corporation since 2008. He joined General Dynamics Land Systems’ predecessor, Chrysler Defense Inc., in 1981 as a quality engineer, progressing through positions of increasing responsibility over a 29-year career. Prior to his current position, Roualet was Land Systems chief operating officer responsible for all ground combat systems, including main battle tanks, amphibious vehicles, combat and tactical wheeled vehicles, robotic systems and operations in Canada.
He was recognized in 1993 by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of their “40 under 40” executives and with the National Defense Industrial Association’s Silver Star award in 2010.
Roualet has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Michigan Technological University and an MBA from the University of Dayton.
Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.