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Elliott named to Lawrence Tech's board of trustees

Release Date: November 19, 2008

Southfield, Mich. - John E. Elliott II has been named to Lawrence Technological University's board of trustees.

"John Elliott is a gifted entrepreneur and business leader, and has been a generous contributor to the University," said Lawrence Tech President Lewis N. Walker. "We look forward to his leadership and counsel on Lawrence Tech's board of trustees."

Elliott is chairman of AMI Holdings, Inc., and a major shareholder in Fidlar Doubleday Inc., Neogenomics Inc. and Arcadia Resources, Inc., a public company trading on the American Stock Exchange. He has been involved in the healthcare industry since 1978.

In 1983, Elliott founded Allied Medical, Inc., which became a national supplier of wheelchairs and patient products for the homecare market. In 2004, he led a group of investors that acquired Arcadia Services, Inc., a national provider of staffing professionals and homecare products that was subsequently taken public as Arcadia Resources.

Elliott earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Lawrence Tech in 1980 and received Lawrence Tech's Alumni Achievement Award in 2005.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers over 80 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 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech's 102-acre campus is in Southfield, with education centers in Lansing, Livonia, Clinton Township, Traverse City and Petoskey. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.