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Member Perspective: William R. Sasso, Esq.

Member Perspective: William R. Sasso, Esq.

Posted Friday, September 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: William R. Sasso, Esq., Chairman, Select Greater Philadelphia Council @SelectPHL; Chairman, Stradley Ronon @StradleyRonon Why is business attraction work important to a region’s success? Greater Philadelphia is recognized as one of the most competitive locations to do business. Our community offers everything that a company could ask for: a centralized location at the heart of the […]

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Member Perspective: Nicole Westerman

Member Perspective: Nicole Westerman

Posted Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nicole Westerman, Executive Director Rebuilding Community Infrastructure (Rebuild) #RebuildPHL How will the City’s Rebuild investment promote economic opportunity for every Philadelphian? Rebuild is a $500 million investment to transform neighborhoods, one recreation center, park and library at a time. Proposed by Mayor Jim Kenney as part of his vision for a more equitable […]

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Member Perspective: Amanda Evans

Member Perspective: Amanda Evans

Posted Monday, July 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Amanda Evans, MPH, Community Relations Coordinator, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia @ChildrensPhila What amenities for young professionals motivate you to continue to grow your personal and professional life in the Greater Philadelphia region? When I was looking for graduate schools to pursue a Master in public health, something drew me to the city of […]

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Member Perspective: Anthony Campisi

Member Perspective: Anthony Campisi

Posted Thursday, July 27th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Anthony Campisi, President and CEO, Annodyne, @Annodyne What marketing techniques should middle market businesses be practicing in order to strategically grow? For middle market businesses to grow and avoid the dreaded plateau (or worse, a decline), marketing has to be centered on creating a sustainable lead generation system. Building a sustainable lead generation […]

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Member Perspective: Marian De Paula

Member Perspective: Marian De Paula

Posted Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Marian De Paula, Director of External Relations, Braskem America What opportunities do you see in the next five years in Greater Philadelphia for the petrochemical industry? When I moved to Philadelphia from São Paulo four years ago to work at Braskem America, two things caught my attention. First, how well integrated and connected the […]

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Member Perspective: Dan Kerr

Member Perspective: Dan Kerr

Posted Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Dan Kerr, P.E., President, Burns Mechanical Describe the strategic growth strategy around your recently completed private acquisition. What long-term opportunities do you foresee as a result of this acquisition? On May 17 our firm, Burns Mechanical, joined forces with Harrisburg-based McClure Company in a management-led private acquisition from Talen Energy. Our companies will retain […]

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Member Perspective: Julianne Reichert

Member Perspective: Julianne Reichert

Posted Friday, June 16th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Julianne Reichert, Marketing Manager, SolomonEdwards; Board Member & Co-Chair, Professional Development Committee, Young Professionals Council What employment opportunities for young professionals motivate you to continue to grow your personal and professional life in the Greater Philadelphia region? My career has been a marathon, winding through the proverbial streets of Greater Philadelphia, just as […]

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Yes They Can: How Philadelphia Trade Unions Can Become Major Job Creators

Yes They Can: How Philadelphia Trade Unions Can Become Major Job Creators

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Blane Fitzgerald Stoddart, President & CEO, BFW Group In the past decade, Philadelphia’s population has continued to grow, reversing over 50 years of decline from 1955–2005. The population growth has been partially fueled by costly housing markets in New York and Washington DC; rapid millennial migration; the growth of biotech, educational and medical institutions; major […]

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The CEO at Exit: Prepare; Talk; Listen; Empathize

The CEO at Exit: Prepare; Talk; Listen; Empathize

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Submitted by: Jack Warnock, President, JW Strategic Advisors LLC Being the CEO and running your business during “normal days” is full of challenges whether you are growing fast, slow, or not at all. When the opportunity arises, either by luck or happenstance or by your own decision and initiative, to go down the path of exiting […]

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Member Perspective: Miles H. Wilson

Member Perspective: Miles H. Wilson

Posted Friday, May 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Miles H. Wilson, President/CEO, EducationWorks @educationworks Why is it important to engage children and young people in education experiences both in and out of school? In a word, “opportunity.” Education is reading, math and science, to be sure. But in the very best schools, students also have the opportunity to grow through new […]

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