Wayne S. Spilove

Real Estate, Civic & Community Service, Historic Preservation

Wayne Spilove Led Fundraising for Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella

Wayne Spilove helped to elect Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella by leading the fundraising effort for his campaign. As Finance Chairman for Friends of Joe Torsella, Spilove helped to bring in nearly $3 million. Torsella won the 2016 election by the largest margin of any Pennsylvania candidate: 2,991,404 to  2,610,811. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the

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Wayne Spilove and the Wall Street Warfighters Foundation

(February 2012) Wayne Spilove has become an integral component of the overall success of the Wall Street Warfighters Foundation (WSWF). The non-profit organization was developed by retired Marine General Peter Pace, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to identify, develop, and place service disabled veterans in careers in the financial services industry.

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Jordan Griska and Wayne Spilove form business partnership

(October 2012) Philadelphia artist and well-known sculptor Jordan Griska, who received national recognition for his Lenfest Plaza installation, Grumman Greenhouse, has partnered with longtime art supporter and former Chairman of the Philadelphia Historical Commission and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Wayne S. Spilove. Griska and Spilove have recently formed a business partnership, I.Y.E., uniting innovative

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Retired Marine General Peter Pace stands alongside wounded Iraq veteran Jerry Majetich and Wayne Spilove at the World Affairs Council

Majetich works for a financial services company and is one of the many success stories of the Wallstreet Warfighters Foundation. After serving 18 years in the Army Sergeant Majetich was injured in Iraq in 2005 when the humvee he was in was hit by an explosive device. He lost his right hand, and sustained severe

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Wayne Spilove receives citation from the Senate of Pennsylvania

In Harrisburg, on the 19th of October 2011, the Senate of Pennsylvania took the opportunity to acknowledge and thank Wayne Spilove for his extended years of dedicated service to the people and communities of the Commonwealth. Spilove was awarded a signed and sealed letter from Senator Lawrence M. Farnese Jr. recognizing the community leader for

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Wayne Spilove leads the Grumman Greenhouse project at LenFest Plaza

(October 2011) Grumman Greenhouse, a decommissioned Cold War bomber turned working greenhouse, was erected at LenFest Plaza, at Broad and Cherry Streets. Wayne Spilove helped shepherd the success of the project by advocating publicly and gaining community support for the contemporary art sculpture designed by PAFA graduate Jordan Griska. In addition, Spilove was the largest

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Grumman Greenhouse, a repurposed Cold War submarine bomber, is installed at Lenfest Plaza October 18-21, 2011

(October 2011) – Grumman Greenhouse, a repurposed Cold War submarine bomber, designed by local Philadelphia sculptor Jordan Griska, will be installed at Lenfest Plaza October 18-21, 2011. Griska was commissioned and paid an honorarium by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) to design the sculpture to be located at the west end of

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Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) Provides William Penn Bible for Corbett Inauguration and Public Exhibit

(Philadelphia, PA – January 18, 2011) – William Penn’s 1698 family Bible will be used in the swearing-in ceremony at tomorrow’s inauguration of Governor-elect Tom Corbett after it was made available through the coordinated efforts of several historical institutions working together behind the scenes led by the PHMC, its Chairman Wayne Spilove announced today. After

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Letters: Artifacts aren’t ‘missing,’ but they do face a threat

Re: “1,800 Pa. historic artifacts missing,” Oct. 29: Coverage of the state auditor general’s report on the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission collections generated sensational headlines but missed the point. The story is not “missing” artifacts. The story is the urgent need to fund a modern inventory-control and environmental system. Consider these facts: Reports of

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State historical commission seeks to block Church of the Assumption demolition

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has entered the battle over the fate of the Church of the Assumption, with its chairman Wayne Spilove vowing to do whatever he can to ensure that the building survives. Spilove, a prominent developer in the Rittenhouse Square area and a former chair of the Philadelphia Historical Commission, this

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