Josh Gershonowicz is founder and CEO of Rebuild Group, a fast-growing marketing agency contributing to the renaissance of Midtown Detroit. Started in 2012, Rebuild breaks the mold on the large agency model — from brand positioning to campaign creation and implementation. Josh and his team set out to create a different approach to marketing and advertising, centered on a culture of entrepreneurial spirit, creative tension, curiosity and hustle. He has worked diligently to focus on creating emotional experiences people have as they interact with brands. He said he believes Detroit’s next hit neighborhood will be Milwaukee Junction. “The future home where art and technology meet,” he said.
A graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program, Gershonowicz combines his business acumen with a personal sense of philanthropic duty. His charitable work, 2which includes Midtown Detroit Inc., Hebrew Free Loan and sponsoring the Boy Scouts of America Dodge for Detroit Dodgeball Tournament, underscores his commitment to the city he calls home. Gershonowicz is also a real estate developer and a Huffington Post contributor. He was married in 2016 and has an 18-month-old son. His favorite Jewish food is his wife’s kugel.