Robert Aikens of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, is chairman of Robert B. Aikens & Associates LLC, a commercial real estate development and management firm based in suburban Detroit, and a 1954 alumnus of the U-M Law School. Mr. Aikens is a member of the Committee of Visitors of the U-M Law School; was co-chair of the Stewardship Committee; a member of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Advisory Council for Prostate Cancer; and is trustee for the William Beaumont Hospitals.
Robert’s wife, Ann Aikens, graduated with a B.F.A. from the University of Michigan. Today she is a self-employed designer and active in her community. She is a member of the Junior League of Birmingham; Village Women’s Club of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; and serves as a member on the U-M Dean’s Advisory Board. The couple has provided generous support to the Stamps School of Art & Design and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, and both are passionate supporters of the U-M Cardiovascular Center.