Alumni and Friends

Business Leader of the Year

Presented annually by Drexel LeBow, the Business Leader of the Year award has become one of the most prestigious honors in the Greater Philadelphia region. This award was established in 1954 by a student, George Ross ’55, Hon. ’99, who was later recognized as the 35th Business Leader of the Year in 1989.

Proceeds from the event fund scholarships and other activities at the College. Previous Business Leaders of the Year include former Philadelphia Mayor and Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Eagles owners Jeff and Christina Lurie, and television pioneer Edward R. Murrow.