Strictly Business

Event Highlights

Over 800 business and community leaders attended our 17th annual Strictly Business luncheon June 12, which celebrated the best of Detroit and raised over $318,000 to support JVS.  Incoming Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields gave the keynote address and talked about Ford's future. Three individuals who successfully found employment with the help of JVS were honored for their inspirational success stories.  View video »

Business Leadership Award

Jacques Panis, President of Shinola received the JVS Business Leadership Award for his dedication to the revitalization of Detroit. Read more »

Rising Entreprenueur Award

Max Surnow of Cooper Street Cookies will be honored with the Rising Entrepreneur Award for successfully building his family business using non traditional workers. Read more »

Event Sponsors

Luncheon Underwriter
Kenwal Steel Corporation

Awards Underwriter
Ford Motor Company

Video Underwriter
Evolution Media

Media Sponsor
Crain’s Detroit Business

Gold Level Sponsors
Edw. C. Levy Co.
Huntington Bank
The Suburban Collection
The Surnow Company

Silver Level Sponsors
Bank of America
Community 1st Development/G. Fisher Construction
Deloitte L.L.P.
Detroit Manufacturing Systems
The Diez Group
Lillian & Joseph Schwartz Charitable Fund
LSG Insurance Partners
Lisa and Brian Meer
Dorie and Marvin Shwedel
Team Detroit
Vesco Oil Corporation

Bronze Level Sponsors
Eugene Applebaum /Arbor Investments Group
Hadas and Dennis Bernard
Penny & Harold Blumenstein
Butzel Long
Couzens Lansky
Dakkota Integrated Systems, LLC
The Farbman Group
G-TECH Services, Inc.
General Motors Corporation
Ghafari Associates, LLC
Globe Midwest/Adjuster’s International - Carl Gross
Greenleaf Trust
Nancy & James Grosfeld
The Ideal Group, Inc.
Gilda and John Jacobs
Midwest Health Plan
MotorCity Casino
Sue Ellen Eisenberg & Associates, P.C.
Talmer Bank and Trust
Tri-County Beverage
Wayne Industries

Copper Level Sponsors
Advance Packaging Technologies
Amerisource Industrial Supply
Nora & Guy Barron
Beztak Companies
The Bleznak Family
Broder Sachse Real Estate Services
Broner Glove & Safety
Clark Hill P.L.C.
Dr. Raymond A. Cleary
Detroit Jewish News
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Ferrous Processing and Trading
Goldman Sachs & Company
Grand Steel Products, Inc.
Group Five Management Co.
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn L.L.P.
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Linda & Thomas Klein
Law Offices of Kristen Gross, P.C.
Jerold Levine
Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller. P.C.
MassMutual Southeast Michigan
Oakland University
RBS Citizens/Charter One
Nancy & Ronald Rechter
George Stern
Title Connect, L.L.C.
Wayne State University School of Business Administration
Lori & Steven Weisberg

Contributing Sponsors
Agree Realty Corporation
Ajax Paving Industries, Inc.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker P.L.L.C.
BDO USA/Stephanie Rosenbaum
Berger Realty Group, Inc.
Calvin Klein Furniture
Camp Tanuga
Elder Automotive Group
EuroAmerica Design
Gorman’s Furniture
Beth Gotthelf & Steven Miesowicz
Jill and Lee Hurwitz
Ira Kaufman Chapel
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.
JP Morgan Chase
Lawrence Technological University
Erica Peresman & David Jaffe
Production Tool Supply Co.
Leah & Daniel Rosenbaum
Harriet & Norman Rotter
Merton Segal
Neil Sherman
Josette & Dr. Joel Silver
Buddy Sollish
St. John Providence Health System
Tama, Budaj & Raab, P.C. CPAs
Denise & Michael Tobin
United Way for Southeastern Michigan

Supporting Sponsors
Alerus Retirement Solutions
Amherst Partners, L.L.C.
Carolyn & Jim Bellinson
Best Block Company
Barbara & Douglas Bloom
BIG-Burns Investment Group, Inc.
Brooks Financial
Burton-Katzman Development Co.
Ellyn & Jon Davidson
Suzi Dell & Jodi Neff
Randall Denha, Esq.
Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions
Judy Greenwald
GTA Professional Staffing
Richard Herman & Deborah Tyner
Helene & Art Indianer
Jewish Family Service
Joelson, Rosenberg, Moss, Cohen, Warren & Drasnin
Just Baked
Jeffrey Kaftan
Alan J. & Sue Kaufman
Linda & Dennis Kayes
Linda & Dr. Bernard Kole
Lakes Urgent Care
Law Offices of Jorin G. Rubin, P.C.
Level One Bank
Beverly & Arthur Liss
Cheryl Margolis
Hoot McInerney Star Lincoln
Mercury Promotions
Merrill Lynch – Lisa London
Michigan Humane Society
Sandra & Robert Moers
Motor City Technology
Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, Inc.
OmniSource Corporation
Pagac & Company, P.C.
Susie & Norm Pappas
Lakes Urgent Care
L. Brooks Patterson
PublicCity PR
Brenda & Howard Rosenberg
Shapack Gurrola PLC
Ariel Shwedel
Simmons & Clark Jewelers
Judy & Lewis Tann
Telemus Capital Partners, L.L.C.
Douglas Thal
The Bottle Crew
David Victor
Fran Victor & Bill Harder
Weber & Olcese, P.L.C.

2014 Event Highlights

More Information

Dorie Shwedel
Event Producer
(248) 233-4210