Berny and Marc Brownstein Named to Junior Achievement of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame

This prestigious honor recognizes deserving members of the business community who serve as positive mentors to students in the region

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 6 2017) – Brownstein Group Chairman and Chief Creative Officer Berny Brownstein and President and CEO Marc Brownsteinwere named to the Junior Achievement of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame (JASEPA) for their career achievements at an award ceremony held on Nov. 3. The Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame recognizes leaders in the business community who serve as positive mentors for students in the region.

“Our honorees are outstanding business leaders whose efforts in leading their entrepreneurial enterprises are an inspiring example of creativity, hard work and business achievement for our students,” said Paul Kappel, president of JASEPA. “Exactly the right leaders for induction into the Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame.”

Berny was selected for this recognition due to his pioneering work in the Philadelphia advertising industry in founding Brownstein Group in 1964 during the “Creative Revolution.” Over the past more than 50 years, Berny has helped transform the one-man shop into the leading integrated brand communication firm in Philadelphia.

Marc was selected for his leadership as President and CEO of Brownstein Group as well as his contributions to the national advertising landscape. Under Marc’s leadership, Brownstein Group has expanded in employee size, from 16 employees when he joined the agency to nearly 100 employees today, as well as expanded in modern marketing services and offerings. The company now represents more Fortune 500 and top global companies than at any time in the agency’s history.

“Both Berny and I are honored to receive this prestigious recognition, and to see how our work in the advertising industry is helping to inspire future generations of young people to pursue their passions and to know that with hard work and resilience anything is possible,” said Marc. “Brownstein Group is built upon family values that guide each and every one of our business decisions, and this recognition further reinforces our belief that family values never go out of style.”

The annual event recognizes and honors the professional accomplishments of community leaders as well as identifies positive role models for the region’s young people. Across the country, hundreds of deserving recipients have been honored by Junior Achievement as Business Laureates for their business acumen and community spirit. Proceeds from this black-tie dinner and awards ceremony benefit Junior Achievement’s efforts to empower young people to own their economic success.



About Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programs for students which focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Today, 122 individual area operations reach over four million students in the United States, with an additional 5.8 million students served by operations in 123 other countries worldwide. Locally, Junior Achievement impacts over 34,000 students.  To learn more about Junior Achievement programs in the eight county Southeastern Pennsylvania Region, visit

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