The T. Wall Foundation provides opportunities for special needs students enriching their lives for the moment and helping to inspire their future as individuals in the community. Board of Directors
Executive Director, Thomas P. Wall The founder of the T. Wall Foundation. Tom received his Bachelors and Masters degree from Eastern Michigan University where he played Football. He is a retired Special Education teacher from Willow Run Schools and is currently CEO of All Star Driver Education. Tom was also Camp Director of the Y’s Camp Al Gon Quian and also ran for Mayor of Ann Arbor. Tom’s greatest accomplishments is being married for 40 years and his two wonderful adult children and their families.
Marie E. Wall, Treasurer
Brent Wall Brent is currently the President of All Star Driver Education. He played Division 1 basketball on a four year scholarship at Fairfield University , in Fairfield , Connecticut. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management there in 1998 and was awarded a Masters Degree in Education from Wayne State University in 2002. Brent lives in Ann Arbor with his wife, daughter and son. Brent is invested in supporting his Dad’s work with the T. Wall Foundation, sharing his passion for helping those in need. Kari Becker, Secretary Kari is passionate about raising awareness for disabled youth and enhancing their lives through real life experiences. Kari resides in Chicago with her husband and daughter. She actively works with youth by leading the Dance Ensemble through After School Matters, an organization that reaches out to over 50,000 teens in the Chicago area. Kari is also employed as a Teaching Artist for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and dances professionally for Concert Dance, Inc. Kari is a graduate with Honors from the University of Michigan in 2002 and received a Masters from Laban University in London , England in 2003. She is proud to be on the board of the T. Wall Foundation as it continues to stay committed to assisting special needs kids and acknowledges the importance of providing social opportunities for disabled youth. Casey Gmerek Casey has been involved helping out with the T. Wall Foundation since she was 16, a sophomore at Greenhills School where the T. Wall B -Ball takes place. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, she graduated in 2008 from the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management and minors in Public Relations and Business Management-Marketing. Casey works in corporate partnership sales for the Detroit Red Wings, and is also deeply involved with the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Always a passion for the business of sport, she has dedicated herself to her career, but even though work keeps her tied up year round, she very much supports and is proud to help in the mission of the T. Wall Foundation however she can. Roger NewtonMike WallEllie CobbSteve Gray