Strictly Business finds Success!

Nearly 700 business and community leaders attended our 21st annual Strictly Business fundraising luncheon June 14 to support workforce development programs that help older workers, people with disabilities and underemployed and unemployed job seekers.  We are grateful to the businesses and invididuals below who sponsored the event to raise $325,000 to support these individuals. 

During the luncheon, Broder and Sachse Real Estate Services received the JVS Business Leadership Award and Samantha Friedman of Fuse45 was named the Rising Entrepreneur.  Three job seekers who sucessfully found employment with help from JVS were also recognized with an Employee of the Year Award.  View their inspirational stories and witness how JVS is powering jobs and empowering lives.

Presenting Sponsor




Luncheon Underwriter
LSG Insurance Partners


Gold Level Sponsor

Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
Edw. C. Levy Co.
Fifth Third Bank
Huntington Bank
Richard and Jane Manoogian Foundation


Silver Level Sponsors

Anonymous
Hadas and Dennis Bernard
Brightwing
Comerica Bank
Couzens Lansky
Diez Group
DTE Energy Foundation
EHIM
G. Fisher Construction & Lewis/Klein Properties
General Motors
Henry Ford Health System
Lear Corporation
Lisa and Brian Meer
MGM Grand Detroit
Ina and Murray Pitt
The Suburban Collection
Sue Ellen Eisenberg & Associates, P.C.
Taubman
Lori and Alan Zekelman


Bronze Level Sponsors
Pamela Applebaum/Arbor Investments Group
Penny and Harold Blumenstein
Bodman PLC
Robyn and Bob Canvasser
Michelle and David Carroll
Chemical Bank
Globe Midwest Corporation
Emily and Josh Eichenhorn
Nancy and Jim Grosfeld
Ilitch Holdings
imageOne
Jaffe Counsel PLC
Michelle and Corey Harris Family Fund
Nexteer Automotive
Olympia Entertainment/Detroit Red Wings
Lori and Maurice Pogoda
Stephanie and Jared Rosenbaum
Bea and Paul Schwarzbaum
The Skillman Foundation
Fran and George Stern
Elissa and Jeff Tischler
Tri-County Beverage Co.
Walbridge
Wayne Industries


Copper Level Sponsors
Agree Realty Corp.
AmeriSource Industrial Supply
BELFOR USA and TPG
Carolyn and Jim Bellinson
Berger Realty Group Inc.
Bleznak Real Estate Investment Group
Broder & Sachse Real Estate
Butzel Long
Carol Craine
Detroit Jewish News
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Feldman Automotive
Ford Motor Company
Erica and Ralph Gerson & Gretchen and Ethan Davidson
Beth Gotthelf and Steven Miesowicz
Greenleaf Trust
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Industrial Management Group
Gilda and John Jacobs
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC
Linda and Tom Klein
PCE Systems
Leah and Daniel Rosenbaum
Cheryl and Steve Schanes
The Tobin Group
Wolverine Packing Co.


Contributing Sponsors
Nora and Guy Barron
Benzinga
Best Homes Title Agency
Faye and Paul Blatt
Broner Glove & Safety
Chase Bank
CIBC Bank USA
Clark Hill
Detroit Labs
Jill and Lee Hurwitz
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Law Offices of Kristen R. Gross, PC
Miller Canfield
Simmons and Clark Jewelers
SMZ
Tama Budaj Raab, P.C. CPA’s
Denise and Michael Tobin
United Road
Wallside Windows
Lori and Steven Weisberg


Supporting Sponsors
Alerus Retirement and Benefits
Amherst Partners LLC
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Beaumont Health
Camp Tanuga
CORE Partners Associates LLC
Beth and Jeff Davidson
Ellyn and Jon Davidson
Susie and Steve Feldman
Steve Frank
Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions
Fuse45
Gallagher Kaiser
Judy Greenwald
Harley Ellis Devereaux
Helene and Art Indianer
Kaftan Communities
Linda and Dennis Kayes
Andrea and John Kessler
KIG Insurance
Steven Krasnick, Huntington Technology, Inc.
Kurtis Kitchen & Bath
Mercury Promotions
Modern Concrete
Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates, Inc.
New Center Stamping
Pappas Financial
Reliance One
Dr. Mark Saffer
Sandy Schuster
The Shayne Solomon Group at Morgan Stanley
Eva Shapiro
Society for Lifetime Planning
Lauren and Ryan Strickstein
The Kovan Group, Inc.
David Victor


Media Sponsor
Crain's Detroit Business