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Top 10 Business Clothing Mistakes to Avoid

Top 10 Business Clothing Mistakes to Avoid

Posted Monday, November 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Craig Arthur von Schroeder, Founder & CEO, Commonwealth Proper At Commonwealth Proper we don’t just make clothes.  Our mission is to make every client look sharp, trim and proper.  That’s the simplest way to avoid business clothing mistakes. When you have to wear business clothes, try these tips from our designers, stylists and tailors. […]

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You’re a Caregiver: How to Juggle Responsibilities at Work and at Home

You’re a Caregiver: How to Juggle Responsibilities at Work and at Home

Posted Monday, November 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Jacklyn Isasi, Communications Director, AARP An estimated 40 million Americans face are caring for parents, spouses, children and adults with disabilities that they can live independently in their homes and communities for as long as possible. The majority (60 percent) of family caregivers are working at a paying job while also caring for […]

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Pathways to Housing PA Challenges Assumptions about Homelessness

Pathways to Housing PA Challenges Assumptions about Homelessness

Posted Friday, November 3rd, 2017 | 0 comments

Pathways to Housing PA Challenges Assumptions about Homelessness Submitted by: Pathways to Housing PA Sometimes the hardest part of solving a problem is identifying false assumptions. Until Netflix, Blockbuster seemed convenient. Until Warby Parker, frame manufacturing seemed expensive. Until Facebook, online behavior didn’t seem like something you could sell. In homeless services, the limiting assumption […]

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Member Perspective: Peter Grollman

Member Perspective: Peter Grollman

Posted Friday, November 3rd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Peter Grollman, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, @ChildrensPhila How would transportation investments at University City benefit our region’s economy and how would it accommodate and accelerate University City’s growth? Unlike our employees who may bike or use public transportation to get to work, patients come to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia […]

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Looking Out for Kids: Providing a Better Future through Improved Vision

Looking Out for Kids: Providing a Better Future through Improved Vision

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Rachel Stengel, Communications and Publications Specialist, Salus University For decades, Salus University and The Eye Institute (TEI) – the clinical practice of the University’s college of optometry – have been committed to providing comprehensive eye care services to disadvantaged children in Philadelphia and its surrounding communities. In 2007, they formally established the “Looking Out […]

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Cyber Security Problems in M&A – Real, Not Imagined, and Hitting Hard

Cyber Security Problems in M&A – Real, Not Imagined, and Hitting Hard

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted By: Jack Warnock, CEO, JW Strategic Advisors Cyber security problems in M&A deals are no longer for the other guy to worry about. If you think that it is only software, communications and related information technology companies that are impacted by cyber security issues before, during and after their sale, then you are flirting […]

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Member Perspective: Nancy Mifflin

Member Perspective: Nancy Mifflin

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nancy Mifflin, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, American Association of Blacks in Energy, @_AABE In honor of Blacks in Energy Awareness Month, how can Philadelphia better engage minority students to expose career opportunities within the energy field? As a member of the Chamber’s Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team, AABE National and Regional leadership have been working […]

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Member Perspective: Larry C. Skinner

Member Perspective: Larry C. Skinner

Posted Friday, October 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Larry C. Skinner, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Conversion Technologies International, Inc., and Chairman, the Chamber’s Ambassador Program How does the Chamber’s Ambassador Program increase civic engagement, grow the regional business community, and enhance membership? I am extremely pleased and excited about the Chamber’s Ambassador Program. We have a talented group of Ambassadors […]

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Member Perspective: Michael K. Pearson

Member Perspective: Michael K. Pearson

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Michael K. Pearson, President & CEO, Union Packaging, LLC @FoodBoxMan How can the business community work to be more inclusive in hiring practices? As Union Packaging’s founder, I have built an integrated and strategic Diverse and Inclusive employer. Inclusive recruitment is a core value governed by attentive policy and accountable leaders. Goals and […]

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Member Perspective: Daniel K. Fitzpatrick

Member Perspective: Daniel K. Fitzpatrick

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, CFA, President, Citizens Bank PA/NJ/DE, Citizens Bank @CitizensBank Why should the business community support ways to connect youth to employment and education opportunities? Throughout my career, I’ve been fortunate to collaborate with a number of incredible nonprofits that help unemployed or underemployed individuals from our region gain the skills they […]

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