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GPCC Announces 2012-2013 New Board Appointments

Posted Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Programs & Events, Press Releases, Uncategorized

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors for 2012-2013. The announcement follows the gathering of over 1,300 business, civic and community leaders from the Greater Philadelphia region at the Chamber’s 212th Annual Meeting last Friday.

“We are grateful to welcome such a talented and diverse pool of volunteer leaders to our board,” said Rob Wonderling, Chamber President & CEO. “We look forward to their vital contributions and collaboration in the tradition of supporting the business community and general public. They provide support in many arenas, through resources, action, and as informed advocates on public policy issues.”

The new board members are:
Stephanie Balan (Young Professionals Network Chair), Director of National Marketing, LibertyProperty Trust;
Matt Cabrey (3ci Council Chair), Global Corporate Affairs & Community Partnerships, Shire
Dan Calista, Founder & CEO, Vynamic
Patricia A. Coulter, President & CEO, Urban League of Philadelphia
Joseph A. Dougherty, Esquire, Co-Managing Shareholder, Philadelphia Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Steven N. Haas, Esquire (Arts & Business Council Chair), Member, Cozen O’Connor
Robert J. Hall, Publisher & CEO, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com, Interstate General Media
Steven S. Lakin, Executive Managing Director, General Building Contractors Association, Inc.
Eric Lerner, President & General Manager, NBC10
David H. Lipson, Jr., President, Metro Corp. (Philadelphia Magazine)
Vincent J. Liuzzi, Executive Vice President; Region President, Greater Philadelphia and Delaware, Wells Fargo
Craig Sanders, President, Enfathom, a Division of North Highland
Steven Singer (Small Business Board Chair), President, Steven Singer Jewelers, Inc.
Don Smolenski, President, Philadelphia Eagles
Robert H. Whitman, President, Innovative Print & Media Group, Inc.

In addition, new members were appointed to the Executive Committee, the Board’s governing body led by Daniel K. Fizpatrick, GPCC Chairman of the Board of Directors and President and CEO of Citizens Bank and RBS Citizens for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and New York.  The new Executive Committee additions are:

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D., President, University of Pennsylvania
Brian P. MacDonald, Chairman, President & CEO, Sunoco, Inc.
Nicole Pullen-Ross, Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic; Region Head, Private Wealth Management, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Tim Smith, Region President PA & DE, Verizon, Inc.

View the full list of the GPCC Board of Directors.

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