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Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team Reaches Milestone

Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team Reaches Milestone

Posted Thursday, April 6th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT), an initiative of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce that an important milestone has been reached on one of its priority projects. In early February, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection approved sedimentation and water-crossing permits for construction of the Mariner East II natural gas pipeline. Focused on the development of a […]

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Member Perspective: Joan Waters

Member Perspective: Joan Waters

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Joan Waters, CEO, COFCO  @joan35 , @COFCO_Office Discuss the benefits of Executive Peer Networks and how your participation has helped COFCO grow as a middle market company. Leading any successful organization can be many things: exciting, stressful, rewarding, overwhelming and sometimes a little lonely. Many of the challenges a company faces are handled long before they […]

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Member Perspective: Cassandra Bailey

Member Perspective: Cassandra Bailey

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Cassandra Bailey, President & CEO, Slice Communications @SliceComm, @Cassapedia How has the Philadelphia business community supported the growth of your company? I’ve been very lucky in my career to hold positions in marketing, public relations, public policy, law, government, and economic development.  One of the things that all these jobs have in common is a […]

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Member Perspective: Joseph Divis

Member Perspective: Joseph Divis

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Joseph Divis, Assistant Vice President, External Affairs, AT&T @att @jf_divis5 How will technology infrastructure impact the future work of the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team? After returning from South by Southwest (SXSW), Mayor Jim Kenney made a defining statement to Technical.ly Philly: “As we consider job growth and the types of businesses […]

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Member Perspective: Hardik Savalia

Member Perspective: Hardik Savalia

Posted Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Hardik Savalia, Program Director, B Lab @bcorporation What is the impact economy and why is it important to our region’s business community? What is the impact economy? The impact economy is an opportunity — in the current environment of rising insecurity, fear, and in the absence of trust in our economic system, all […]

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Kmart Announces Preferred Partnership with Pennsylvania Drug Card

Kmart Announces Preferred Partnership with Pennsylvania Drug Card

Posted Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia has been a longtime supporter and partner of the Pennsylvania Drug Card. We are excited to announce that Kmart is now a preferred partner of the Pennsylvania Drug Card. Residents are now able to walk into any Pennsylvania Kmart Pharmacy and request that their prescriptions be processed through […]

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Member Perspective: Andy Sofish & Joanna Bergeron

Member Perspective: Andy Sofish & Joanna Bergeron

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Andy Sofish, Principal, and Joanna Bergeron, Chief Talent Officer, CapTech Ventures, Inc. How do professional development opportunities impact regional talent retention? Many businesses in Greater Philadelphia and other markets find that employee retention has become a hot-button issue. Turnover is costly, impacts morale and can compromise productivity, customer service and client delivery. In […]

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Member Perspective: Teresa Bryce Bazemore

Member Perspective: Teresa Bryce Bazemore

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Teresa Bryce Bazemore, President, Radian Guaranty Inc. How does commitment to women and future generations promote socio-economic prosperity for our region? Women continue to be a growing segment of our workforce and have achieved important roles at higher levels within our organizations. It is well documented that diversity within our companies provides a […]

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Member Perspective: Nick Bayer

Member Perspective: Nick Bayer

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Nick Bayer, Founder & CEO, Saxbys Coffee, @NickBayer, @Saxbys  How do you raise your profile in the business community when you’re starting your career as a young entrepreneur? When I was graduating college, I was infatuated with Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People” and particularly the encouragement to create a […]

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Member Perspective: John Otte

Member Perspective: John Otte

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  John Otte, President, Proconex Access to talent has been identified as a major constraint on middle market company growth. How has Proconex intentionally addressed its talent needs to support it strategic growth strategy, and what is the ROI thus far? Like many companies in the middle market, Proconex identified a need to attract and retain […]

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