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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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Notes from the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

Notes from the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

On Wednesday, February 22, a small group of middle market executives and stakeholders met with Congressman Tom MacArthur of New Jersey. The Congressman, a former business owner himself, shared a high-level update of activity in Washington, D.C., and provided some insight into the role of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth, of which he […]

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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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Mobilizing Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market to Strengthen Economic Growth

Mobilizing Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market to Strengthen Economic Growth

Posted Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

Greater Philadelphia’s middle market companies — those with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion — are critical to growing the region’s economy. They currently represent 27 percent of total regional employment, despite accounting for only approximately one percent of companies. On January 31, at the Chamber’s Growth Matters: Activating Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market program, […]

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Greater Philadelphia’s middle market spurs economic growth

Greater Philadelphia’s middle market spurs economic growth

Posted Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING Middle market companies have a combined revenue of over $180 billion in Greater Philadelphia. When you put the words “business” and “Greater Philadelphia” together in a sentence, people’s minds will most likely conjure images of corporate giants that are headquartered in the region, such as […]

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Supporting Philadelphia’s Middle Market Will Strengthen Regional Economic Growth

Supporting Philadelphia’s Middle Market Will Strengthen Regional Economic Growth

Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

January 31, 2017 (PHILADELPHIA, PA) – Greater Philadelphia’s middle market companies — those with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion — are critical to growing the region’s economy. They currently represent 27 percent of total regional employment, despite accounting for only approximately one percent of companies. A recent study explores the middle market’s impact […]

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Supporting Middle Market Growth in Greater Philadelphia

Supporting Middle Market Growth in Greater Philadelphia

Posted Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | 0 comments

Greater Philadelphia’s middle market, business that generate between $10M to $1B in annual revenue, have a significant economic impact on the regional economy. The Chamber has been working with support from the National Center for the Middle Market to help set the groundwork to maximize the growth potential of Greater Philadelphia’s middle market. The Center has identified in […]

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Member Perspective: Robert Mindick

Member Perspective: Robert Mindick

Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Commentator:  Robert Mindick, Senior Vice President, Middle Market Lending, TD Bank What are some key considerations leaders of growing companies should be thoughtful of as they plan to build out their management team? Many people start a business because they have a passion or expertise for a certain industry, but as that company grows, the challenges […]

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What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

What a Tax Overhaul Means for the Business Community

Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 | 0 comments

Last month, the Chamber was pleased to host a roundtable with U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. to discuss the prospects of a comprehensive tax overhaul in a new Congress and Administration next year. Senator Casey serves on the Senate Committee on Finance which is responsible for taxation and revenue to the United States government. […]

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Participate in our Survey of Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market

Participate in our Survey of Greater Philadelphia’s Middle Market

Posted Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 | 0 comments

The middle market (defined as $10M – $1B in annual revenue) represents only 1% of the establishments in the Philadelphia MSA, yet contributes nearly 33% of the private sector jobs. To participate, please complete the 10 minute online survey on your business’ performance metrics and outlook, and challenges and opportunities your organization faces in the market. […]

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