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MS Leaders Circle



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2300 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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The MS Leaders Circle is composed of upwardly mobile business professionals in the Greater Delaware Valley who want to make a difference in their community by undertaking a fundraising campaign to benefit local people living with multiple sclerosis. Honorees will also have the option to join a community service project where they will personally make a difference in the MS community.

A typical MS Leaders Circle honoree has already made substantial contributions to civic, business and cultural endeavors in the region — but wants to do more to give back. Honorees are either nominated by a peer or nominate themselves.

Since its inception, MS Leaders Circle has raised more than $2 million to fund research for a cure and address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. This program helps the more than 15,000 local people living with the disease connect to the people, programs and resources they need to live their best lives. 

Honoree responsibilities:

  • Raise minimum of $3,000 through a special gifts campaign with guidance and support from Society staff and designated Leaders Circle Coach
  • Volunteer in group community service project
  • Participate in team oriented fundraising
  • Attend at least 3 out of 4 events including:

    • Kickoff Program – October 20, 2016
    • MS Society Annual Meeting – November 17, 2016
    • Day of Service – early 2017
    • Awards Program – March 2017


2015 Leaders Circle honorees 

Christina Altomare, McGladrey LLP

Brandon Andres, KPMG

Reese Bogle, Discover Bank

Anna Boni, Parkway Corporation

Chris Cato, NBC 10 WCAU

Michael Chain, Jr., Desmond Hotel

Salvatore (Sal) Cocivera, CBFG LLC

Mauricio Cuellar, Lauletta Birnbaum

Scott Daniels, Comcast Cable

Brendan T.  Fay, Campus Apartments

Philip Fisher, Reger, Rizzo, Darnall LLP

Emily Flasinski, Comcast

Adam Gentzel, Merrill Lynch

Courtney Graybill, David's Bridal

Tamara Grimm, O'Hagen LLC

Stephanee Heitkamp, Campus Apartments

Valerie Henry, Fox School of Business

Richard Howell, IAM Local 1776

Shane Johnson, Perspective Financial Group

Kara Kimmel, Jewish National Fund

Christopher King, Oracle

Aaron Marks, Merrill Lynch

Jonathan Maslow, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg

Maureen P. Menarde, Verde Capital

Richard Miller, Citizen's Bank

Melissa Murray Bailey, Universum

George Papanier, Rose Glen Advisors

Bruce Peltzer, Fox 29

Debbie Quarry, BDO USA LLP

Midge Regester, IHS, Global Insight

Kelley Reilly, Wells Fargo

Alex Rohr, Merion Investment Partners

Adam Rosenzweig, The Goldenberg Group, Inc. 

Tina Tinneny, Enterprise Holdings

Jennifer Toscano-Goetz, Worldwide Incorporators

Michael Trachtenberg, Lubert-Adler Partners

Chip Walters, Keystone Property Group

Susan Woolley, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Thank you to our sponsors



Thank you to our supporters

Sun Capital Partners Foundation Inc.
Brandywine Realty Trust
Clayman Foundation
Cohen Family Foundation
Allan Levine
MUFG Union Bank Foundation
Goldberg Kohn Foundation
Franklin Square Capital Partners
LBC Credit Partners
The Irish Pub 
First American Title Insurance Company
Campus Apartments
Firstrust Bank
Keystone Property Group
LLR Management LP
Spector Gadon & Rosen, PC
Stradley Ronon
Trenton Orthopaedic Group


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