I Love My Job: Thomas Jefferson University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli, Jr.

Aug 06, 2017 210

BY: Fabiola Cineas

Before the former Philadelphia University president got into higher ed, he was an entrepreneur in the trenches. At 24, Stephen Spinelli, Jr. was a member of the founding team of Jiffy Lube and became the company’s largest franchisee in just ten years.

Now Spinelli’s the chancellor of newly merged Thomas Jefferson University, following a decade leading PhilaU. Spinelli’s got tons to say about the future of Philadelphia’s now fifth largest university and why the Philadelphia University name isn’t really going anywhere. He gives us his best advice for today’s budding entrepreneurs and tells us what he plans to cross off his bucket list soon.

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SOURCE: http://www.phillymag.com

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