​​​​Mark Petroff, MBA '98: Winner of the 2019 Alumni Service Award

The University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business is honored to present Mark Petroff, MBA ’98, with the 2019 Bert F. Wertman Alumni Service Award. 

Mark Petroff serves as President and CEO of OneMagnify. OneMagnify provides data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions that deliver business impact for global clients. The company works in partnership with clients across many sectors and specializes in turning insight into impact through a combination of marketing, technology and analytics services delivered by its 450-person team in six global offices.

Mark has led Investments in scalable technology solutions and data science capabilities which have positioned OneMagnify as a leader in providing integrated marketing solutions.  The company’s organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the past 10 years have not only been critical in diversifying its client base but also in creating a global footprint with offices in North America, Asia and Europe.  OneMagnify has been recognized as Best Place to work every year since 2011. 

Before joining OneMagnify, Mark was a Partner in the Financial Advisory Services practice of Deloitte. He served as the global leader for the practice's Automotive industry segment as well as a General Securities Principal in Deloitte's investment banking group, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC.

In addition to OneMagnify and Deloitte, Mark served as a Submarine Warfare Officer in the United States Navy. His experience included training assignments in the Nuclear Propulsion Program, engineering assignments at the Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory, and operational duty aboard a nuclear powered submarine. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in Aerospace Engineering with Merit from the United States Naval Academy where he also served as the Brigade Vice-Honor Chairman during his First Class year.

Mark is also active in many charitable and professional organizations including: the Board of Directors of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Commissioning Committee for the USS Detroit (LCS-7), Metro Detroit Council of the Navy League of the United States, Trustee of Fair Lane – Home of Clara and Henry Ford and Automotive Hall of Fame. Mark’s work with the University of Michigan has included service on the University of Michigan Greater Detroit Campaign Leadership Council during the Victors for Michigan campaign, judge for the Michigan Business Challenge case competition, mentor for the NFL Business Academy and Alumni in Residence.


About the Award 

​​​​Established in 1989, this award recognizes an alumnus or alumna of the business school for outstanding service to the school and/or to the university. The award was established in honor of Bert F. Wertman, who served for more than 60 years as president of the Class of 1928. Through his leadership and caring, the class remained a cohesive and vital group and held a record number of continuous reunions.




Previous Award Winners

2018 Cathy Bessant, BBA 1982​

2017 Robert Neary, BBA 1955

2016 David Carson, BBA 1955

2015 David Parent MBA 1995

2014 Michael & Nancy McLelland MBA 1979, BS 1975 & MBA 1979

2013 Jeffrey Gelfand BBA 1988

2012 Yehuda Cohen MBA 1983 

2011 Ralph Johnson MBA 1992

2010 Elizabeth D. Black MBA 1987

2009 Philippe Prufer MBA 1988

2008 John C. Morley MBA 1958

2007 Daniel Hennessy MBA 1981

2006 William Hall MBA 1967, PhD 1969

2005 Tom Jones BBA 1968, MBA 1971

2004 Cecil Shepherd MBA 2000

2003 Roslyn Braeman Payne BBA 1968

2002 Michael R. Hallman BBA 1966, MBA 1967

2001 Thomas Porter MBA 1967

2001 Mary Campbell MBA 1979

2000 Richard H. Rogel BBA 1970

1999 Eva Chang MBA 1993

1998 Bonnie R. Proctor AB 1970, MBA 1974

1997 Bruce L. Cook BBA 1950, MBA 1951

1996 John F. McCarthy ABED 1949, MBA 1951

1995 Frank T. Westover BBA 1961, MBA 1962

1994 No Award Given

1993 Sharon Reed Walker BBA 1974, MBA 1981

1992 William T. Dobson AB 1942, MBA 1948

1991 Gary T. Walther BSE 1960, MBA 1963

1990 Wilbur K. Pierpont MBA 1938, PhD 1942

1989 John R. Edman BBA 1950, MBA 1951