Celebrate Hillel 2023
President John Fry and Drexel Hillel
Mark K. Stutman ’72
Drexel Hillel Leadership Award Honoree
A graduate of Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Mark spent almost his entire career in public accounting (1973-2015) with Grant Thornton in the tax practice. He started as a staff accountant and over the course of his career held local, regional and national leadership positions culminating as the managing partner of the firm’s tax practice and serving on the firm’s senior leadership team. During this time, Mark held positions and lived in Philadelphia, Washington, DC and Chicago.
Mark has also had significant exposure to leadership development. During his last three years with the firm, he oversaw the leadership and development function for the 7,000 partners and employees of Grant Thornton.
Mark served on a committee created by Drexel University President John Fry to make recommendations as to the model for Jewish life on Drexel’s campus, which led to the building of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life at Drexel University and the independence of the Drexel Hillel organization.
Mark labeled his post-retirement as his “give-back period,” serving in leadership roles for nonprofit organizations and as a donor to multiple charities. Mark’s board service has included being board president of Drexel Hillel, a member and chairman of the Drexel University Accounting Advisory Council, a member of the Drexel University Board of Visitors, a mentor to Drexel Graduate MS Finance and Accounting students, a member of the Edward M. Snider Foundation Audit Committee, and treasurer of a Center City condominium association and his current HOA development.
Mark has two children and three grandchildren of which he is immensely proud. He is passionate about all the Philadelphia sports teams, and enjoys reading, exercise and travel, having been to over 40 countries.
Young Alumni Exemplar of Excellence
Danielle Abrams ’14
Student Exemplar of Excellence
Naomi Kaufman ’23
Joel and Margaret Cohen
Geltzer Family Foundation
Stan and Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Hallee and David Adelman
Hugh and Hedda Chairnoff Family Fund
Jill and Mark Fishman
Dr. Sidney M. Grobman and Elaine I. Grobman
J&J Snack Foods Corporation
Jay Roberts Jewelers
Deborah and Henri Levit
Fran and Leon L. Levy
Sandy and Gail Lipstein
Marjorie and Ken Roshkoff
Lyn M. Ross
Matthew Schwenderman and Lisa Hirsch Schwenderman
Irene and Fred z”l Shabel
Gerald B. Shreiber Foundation
Mark and Marlyn Stutman
Peter and Leslie Tilles and Family
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life
118 N. 34th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
Complimentary parking for the event will be available in the Drexel University Parking Garage, located on the southeast corner of 34th and Market Streets. To enter the parking garage while traveling west on Market Street (away from City Hall), turn left on 34th Street at the light. If traveling east on Market (towards City Hall), make a right at the light. Then make an immediate left onto Ludlow Street and enter the garage from the rear of the building. Please take a ticket and your parking will be validated at the event upon request.
- Stakeholder $10,000
($9,250 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Champion $5,000
($4,400 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Partner $2,500
($2,125 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Supporter $1,800
($1,500 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Patron $1,000
($775 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Friend $540
($390 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Individual ticket $180
($105 is eligible for tax deductibility)
- Individual ticket (age 36 and under) $72
Download the sponsorship opportunities listing and learn more about the benefits of sponsorship.
Funds raised will support Hillel programming for students at Drexel University.
If you are unable to attend but would like to support the Celebrate Hillel event, please go directly to the online gift form.
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