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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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Member Perspective: Michele Juliana

Member Perspective: Michele Juliana

Posted Thursday, June 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Michele Juliana, Principal, Technology and Management Consulting, RSM US LLP @RSMUSLLP How can Middle Market companies take advantage of technology to help take their business to the next level? Everyone is talking about digital transformation these days, but at RSM our question is always what does this really mean for middle market companies and how […]

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Growing Greater Philadelphia: Fostering economic growth across the region

Growing Greater Philadelphia: Fostering economic growth across the region

Posted Thursday, June 1st, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber’s Select Greater Philadelphia Council, in collaboration with NBC10/Telemundo62, has created Growing Greater Philadelphia, a unique television and digital program that highlights the Greater Philadelphia region’s business assets and success stories. This original program shines the spotlight on the exciting economic development and business growth stories happening across our 11-county community of Greater Philadelphia. […]

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Member Perspective: Pedro Ramos

Member Perspective: Pedro Ramos

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Pedro Ramos, President & CEO, The Philadelphia Foundation and Co-Chair, The Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth Action Team How important are conversations across sectors to foster community engagement? On May 23, as part of an initiative called On the Table Philly, hundreds of small groups across the Greater Philadelphia region sat down to share […]

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Member Perspective: Summer Knight

Member Perspective: Summer Knight

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Dr. Summer Knight, Chief Executive Officer, Firecracker International @DrSummerKnight @FirecrackerIntl What steps must the Greater Philadelphia region take to become the healthiest community in the nation? If Philadelphia plans to leverage its health care assets to become the healthiest community in the nation, we must first address the problem at hand. The Problem   […]

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Member Perspective: Sean Hand

Member Perspective: Sean Hand

Posted Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator: Sean Hand, Associate Director — Global Premier Account Management, KPMG LLP @seanwhand @KPMG_US; Vice Chair and incoming Chair, Young Professionals Council @ypcPHL What amenities (accessibility, affordability, culture, workforce, etc.) motivate you to continue to grow your personal and professional life in the Greater Philadelphia region? That’s My Jawn Anyone who grew up in […]

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Discussions to feed growth in Philly

Discussions to feed growth in Philly

Posted Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING We must do more to ensure that all people are part of the economic growth the city is now experiencing. Growing up in Lebanon County, my family often had supper with neighbors and folks who were visiting the area. Sitting around a table discussing everything […]

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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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