Strictly Business Highlights

Over 750 business and community leaders attend our 18th annual Strictly Business luncheon to raise funds and awareness for JVS and honor the incredible success stories of those who achieved their dreams, including Annette and Jack Aronson who turned their homemade salsa into a brand of Garden Fresh foods.

Business Leadership Award

Randy and Craig Rubin, founders of Crypton Super Fabrics, were honored with the JVS Business Leadership Award for building a family-friendly company.

Rising Entrepreneur Award

Chris and Jenny McCuiston were recognized for creating Goldfish Swim School, which teaches kids how to swim in a fun, tropical environment.


Employee of the Year Award

Roxann, Wayne and Suzanne were applauded for their inspirational dreams and determination!


Luncheon Underwriters
Garden Fresh Gourmet
Kenwal Steel Corporation

Gold Level Sponsors
Douglas C. Lane & Associates Inc.
Edw. C. Levy Co.
Fifth Third Bank
Huntington Bank

Silver Level Sponsors
Comerica Bank
Community 1st Development/G. Fisher Construction
Conway MacKenzie
Crypton Super Fabrics
Dakkota Integrated Systems LLC
Diez Group/Delaco Steel
Globe Midwest/Adjuster’s International – Carl Gross
Integrated Investment Consultants LLC
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC
Law Offices of Kristen R. Gross PC
LSG Insurance Partners
Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller PC
Lisa and Brian Meer
Sally and Graham Orley
The Suburban Group
Sue Ellen Eisenberg & Associates PC

Video Underwriter
Evolution Media

Media Sponsor
Crain’s Detroit Business

Bronze Level Sponsors
Pamela and Eugene Applebaum/Arbor Investments Group
Hadas and Dennis S. Bernard
Penny and Harold Blumenstein
Couzens, Lansky, Fealk, Ellis, Roeder & Lazar PC
Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Greenleaf Trust
Nancy and Jim Grosfeld
Jaffe Counsel PLC
Midwest Health Plan
MotorCity Casino
Stephanie and Jared Rosenbaum
Sherwood Food Distributors
The Surnow Company
Talmer Bank and Trust
Tri-County Beverage
Wayne Industries
Copper Level Sponsors
Acosta Sales & Marketing
Advance Packaging Technologies
Amerisource Industrial Supply
Nora and Guy Barron
Beztak Companies
Michele and Mitchell Bleznak
Bodman PLC
Broder Sachse Real Estate Services
Broner Glove & Safety
Butzel Long
David Carroll
Detroit Jewish News
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dorie Shwedel & Associates Inc.
Group Five Management Co.
Hirzel Canning Company
Honigan Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Gilda and John Jacobs
Linda and Tom Klein
Lillian & Joseph Schwartz Charitable Fund
Red Gold
Leah and Daniel Rosenbaum
Star Trax
Fran and George Stern
Title Connect LLC
Vesco Oil Corporation
Wayne State University School of Business Administration
Contributing Sponsors
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
Carolyn and Jim Bellinson
Berger Realty Group Inc.
Best Homes Title Agency
Faye and Paul Blatt
The Bottle Crew
Brooks Kushman PC
Camp Tanuga
Emily and Josh Eichenhorn
Julius H. Giarmarco Esq.
Goldfish Swim School
Beth Gotthelf and Steven Miesowicz
Jill and Lee Hurwitz
The Ideal Group Inc.
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
JP Morgan Chase
The Private Bank
Production Tool Supply Co.
Nancy and Ron Rechter
Harriet and Norman Rotter
Simmons & Clark Jewelers
Telemus Capital Partners LLC
Denise and Michael Tobin
Lori and Steven Weisberg
Supporting Sponsors
Alerus Retirement Solutions
Arco Alloys Corp.
Arrow Chemical Products Inc.
Brooks Financial
Burton-Katzman Development Co.
Café Clare
Chazzano Coffee Roasters
Clark Hill
D&W Fine Pack
Ellyn and Jon Davidson
Suzi Dell and Jodi Neff
Denha & Associates PLLC
Harry Ellman
Susie and Steve Feldman
Flagstar Bank
Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions
Gateway Travel
Global Office Solutions
Gorman’s Furniture
Judy Greenwald
Hillside Furniture
Hooberman Management
Judy Hocher
Hussmann Refrigeration
Helene and Art Indianer
Joelson, Rosenberg, Moss, Cohen, Warren & Drasnin PLC
Ken Korotkin
Kostopoulos Rodriguez PLLC
Law Offices of Jorin G. Rubin PC
Lebenbom and Rothman
McIntosh Poris Associates
Meijer, Inc.
Mercury Promotions
Merrill Lynch – Lisa London
Michigan Israel Business Bridge
Michigan Pneumatic Tool
Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates Inc.
Pagac & Company PC
Pappas Financial
R.A.M. Produce Distributors
Donna Rosenthal
Merritt Shwedel 
Wendy Stone
Tapper’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry
Aubrey Tobin
Deborah Tyner and Richard Herman
Weber & Olcese PLC
Sara and Donny Wohl
Woolly & Co.
Zip Xpress
2015 Event Highlights

More Information

Fran Victor
Chief Development Officer
(248) 233-4290