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    2014 LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE: BOSTON

    OCTOBER 5-8, 2014

 

BACK FROM BOSTON 

 

On October 5-8, 115 emerging and established leaders experienced a comprehensive learning visit to Greater Boston. The Leadership Exchange program gets behind each story to understand not just what's happening, but also how it keys into our region's future success.
 

Participation in the Leadership Exchange is a competitive process with a goal of representing the geographic, demographic, sector, and industry diversity in the region. To be eligible, applicants must live and/or work in the Greater Philadelphia region and serve in a leadership role in a business, nonprofit, or government organization.

2014 LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE CO-CHAIRS

  • Craig Carnaroli Head Shot 2014

Craig Carnaroli

Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania

  • Pat Eiding Head Shot 2014

Pat Eiding

President, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

  • Dave Foster Head Shot 2014

Dave Foster

CEO, Bastogne Venture Partners

  • Beverly Harper Head Shot 2014

Beverly Harper

President, Portfolio Associates

2014 LEADERSHIP EXCHANGE DETAILS

Recruitment & Selection Committee
PARTICIPANTS
Program

STEVEN BRADLEY

President & CEO, Bradley and Bradley Associates

DAVE FOSTER

President, Bastogne Venture Partners

CHRIS ROSS

State Representative 158th District, Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania

DANIELLE COHN

Vice President Marketing Communications, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

PETER GONZALES

President & CEO, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

TRACEY WELSON ROSSMAN

Chief Marketing Officer, Chariot Solutions

BERNARD DAGENAIS

President & CEO, Main Line Chamber of Commerce

 

MELANIE JOHNSON

Director of Research & Big Events, City of Philadelphia

STEVE WRAY

Executive Director, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

LISA DICKSON

Senior Vice President Financial & Strategic Planning, Radian Guaranty

 

JEANNE MELL

Vice President Marketing Communications, University City Science Center

 

NANCY DUNLEAVY

President & CEO, Dunleavy and Associates

KATHLEEN O'BRIEN

Partner, Montgomery McCracken

 

 

GLEN ABRAMS 

Director, Sustainable Communities, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PATRICK EIDING 

President, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

CHRIS LAING 

Vice President, Science and Technology, University City Science Center

DIANNE SEMINGSON 

President, DLS International

CAROL AICHELE 

Secretary of the Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 

SUSAN FELKER 

Director, COO Projects, AmeriHealth Caritas

HUGH LAVERY 

Senior Vice President, Government/External Affairs & Affiliations, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 

BARRY SEYMOUR 

Executive Director, DVRPC

STEPHEN AICHELE 

Partner, Saul Ewing LLP

DAVID FOSTER 

CEO, Bastogne Venture Partners

ADE LAWAL 

President, Express Employment Professionals

ANTHONY SORRENTINO 

Executive Director, Office of the Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania 

RICK ALTMAN 

Chief Operating Officer, Radian Group Inc.

MICHELLE FREEMAN

 President, Witty Gritty

KEITH LEAPHART 

Replica Creative

JAY SPECTOR 

President & CEO, JEVS Human Services 

SAUL BEHAR 

Vice President & General Counsel, University City Science Center

ANDREW FRISHKOFF 

Executive Director, Local Initiatives Support Corporation 

KAREN LEWIS 

Assistant Vice President, External Affairs, Drexel University

THADDEUS SQUIRE 

Managing Director, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia 

MATTHEW BERGHEISER 

Executive Director, University City District

MARK GALE 

CEO, Philadelphia International Airport

MIKE MACFARLAND 

Regional Vice President, Philadelphia Market, TD Bank

VINCE STANGO 

Chief Operating Officer, National Constitution Center 

DAWN BONNELL 

Vice Provost for Research, University of Pennsylvania

DONALD GENERALS 

President, Community College of Philadelphia

MICHEAL MAHER 

Co-Founder/CEO, Benjamin's Desk 

CHAD STENDER 

Director of Operations, SeventySix Capital 

STEVEN BRADLEY

 President & CEO, Bradley & Bradley Associates, Inc. 

CHRIS GIANGRASSO 

Senior Vice President, HR, Communications & Site Services, Arkema Inc. 

GABRIEL MANDUJANO 

Founder & CEO, Wash Cycle Laundry 

TARA STEPHENSON

 Principal, Woodward Group, Ltd.

HENRY BULLITT 

SVP & Senior Credit Products Manager, Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America

EVA GLADSTEIN 

Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity

WILLIAM MARRAZZO 

President & CEO, WHYY

KAREN STOUT President, Montgomery County Community College

ANDREW BUSH 

Vice President, Real Estate & Facilities, Cooper University Healthcare

DAVID GLANCEY 

Director, Special Projects, Office of Government & Community Affairs, University of Pennsylvania

FRED MASSANOVA 

Senior Manager, ParenteBeard

E. MITCHELL SWANN 

Consulting Engineer, MDCSystems

LYNN BUSH 

Chief County Clerk, Planning Commission Executive Director, County of Bucks

PETER GONZALES 

President & CEO, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians 

ROB MCNEILL 

Managing Partner, Greater Philadelphia Region, Deloitte LLP

STEPHANIE TAYLOR 

Director, Client Resources and Solutions, Dunleavy & Associates

KEVIN CAFFERKY 

COO, Controller, Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center

JACOB GORDON 

Vice President/Executive Director, Coopers Ferry Partnership/Camden Special Services District

JOSEPH MEADE 

Director, Government & External Affairs, Philadelphia Museum of Art

ZABETH TEELUCKSINGH 

Executive Director, Global Philadelphia Association 

CRAIG CARNAROLI

 Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania

GARY GRIFFITHS 

Director, Public Sector, Bentley Systems

JEANNE MELL 

Vice President Marketing Communications, University City Science Center

SHALIMAR THOMAS 

Executive Director, African-American Chamber of Commerce of Pa, NJ And De

CHRISTINA CHEPEL 

Partner, KPMG LLP

PETER GROLLMAN 

Vice President, Government Affairs, Community Relations, & Advocacy, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

NANDO MICALE 

Principal, Wallace Roverty & Todd LLC

DAVID THORNBURGH 

Executive Director, FELS Institute Of Government, University of Pennsylvania 

JOAN CHRESTAY 

Vice President, Government & External Affairs, Saint Joseph's University 

ANUJ GUPTA 

Executive Director, Mt Airy USA

DEAN MILLER 

President & CEO, Pact

JOHN TOUEY 

Principal, Salveson Stetson Group

RICHARD COHEN 

President & CEO, Public Health Management Corporation

JAMIE HADDON 

President & CEO, United Way of Bucks County 

DIANNA MILLNER 

Program Officer, Stoneleigh Foundation 

ALEX UREVICK-ACKELSBERG 

CEO, Zivtech

DANIELLE COHN 

Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

NATALIE HAGERTY 

Principal, Director of Healthcare Practice, Ewing Cole

DIANNA MILLNER 

Program Officer, Stoneleigh Foundation 

JOANNE VAZQUEZ 

Senior Human Resources Generalist, Children's Crisis Treatment Center

JULIE COKER GRAHAM 

Senior Vice President, Convention Division, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

MAMI HARA 

Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia Water Department

ANN O'BRIEN 

CEO, Montgomery Early Learning Centers 

JANNET WALKER 

Vice President, Transportation Market, Ch2m Hill

ALYSON COLE 

Assistant Executive Director, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

BEVERLY HARPER

 President, Portfolio Associates, Inc. 

ELIZABETH O'BRIEN 

Vice President, Legal & External Affairs, The Wistar Institute  

KAMILAH WEEMS 

Operations Manager, Care Network, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

LAURA ANNE CORSELL 

Partner, McCarter & English

BRAD HODGE 

Vice President, Finance, Peirce College

KATHLEEN O'BRIEN 

Partner, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, LLP

MELISSA WEILER GERBER 

President & CEO, AccessMatters 

RHONDA COSTELLO 

Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer, Republic Bank 

STACY HOLLAND 

Executive Director, Lenfest Foundation

ANNE PAPGEORGE 

Vice President, Real Estate & Facilities Services, University of Pennsylvania 

TRACEY WELSON-ROSSMAN 

Chief Marketing Officer, Chariot Solutions 

BERNARD DAGENAIS 

President & CEO, Main Line Chamber of Commerce

JANE HOLLINGSWORTH 

Managing Partner, Militia Hill Ventures 

JANE PEPPER

JIM WERNER 

Director of Partnerships, Visit Philadelphia 

DEBORAH DIAMOND 

President, Campus Philly

RENEE CARDWELL HUGHES 

CEO, American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania

ELLEN PETERSEN 

Executive Coach, Ellen Petersen Executive Coach & Consulting LLC

WAYNE WILLIAMS 

Education Service Director, Community College of Philadelphia 

LISA DICKSON 

Senior Vice President, Financial & Strategic Planning, Radian Guaranty

DAVID HYMAN 

Managing Partner, Kleinbard Bell & Brecker LLP

ALAN RAZAK 

Principal, Athenian Razak LLC 

TOM WOODWARD 

Market President, Pennsylvania, Bank of America 

KEVIN DOW 

Senior Vice President of Impact And Innovation, United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

FARAH JIMENES

ANDREW REID

STEVE WRAY 

Executive Director, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

NANCY DUNLEAVY 

Founder & CEO, Dunleavy and Associates

MELANIE JOHNSON 

Director of Research & Big Events, City of Philadelphia

SAM RHOADS 

Executive Director, PIDC

THOMAS WYATT 

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer & Securities Counsel, American Water

TIM DURKIN 

Director, Philadelphia Program, The Pew Charitable Trust 

MATT JOYCE 

Executive Director, Philadelphia, Greenlight Fund

RICK SAUER 

Executive Director, Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

 

BRIAN K. EDMONDS 

Principal, Concordis Real Estate Advisors

DEREK KIMMEL 

Public Sector Practice Leader, Trion, a Marsh & McLennan Agency 

SCOTT SCUNGIO 

Principal, Scungio Borst & Associates

 

 

Sunday, October 5, 2014
Monday, October 6, 2014
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

4:00-6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

 

Presented by the Economy League Board of Directors

 

8:45-9:00 AM

Welcome

9:00-10:00 AM

 

Keynote Address: 

Amy C. Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School

 

Presented by  Deloitte 

10:15-11:45 AM

 

How Boston Competes

 

Barry Bluestone, Director, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy

Marc Draisen, Executive Director, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Kevin Wiant, Executive Director, Venture Café Boston

 

Moderated by:

Shirley LeungColumnist, Boston Globe 

 

Presented by Saul Ewing LLP

12:00-1:15 PM

 

Luncheon Speaker: 

John Barros, Chief of Economic Development, City of Boston

 

Presented by Dunleavy & Associates

1:15-5:00 PM

 

Regional Explorations

 

CAMBRIDGE 

Tour of MIT and Kendal Square Innovation Hub 

Panel on the role of higher education and health care institutions in Greater Boston

 

Panelists:

 

Kevin Casey, Associate Vice President for Public Affairs & Communications, Harvard University

Lee Pelton, President, Emerson College

Matthew Fishman, Vice President of Community Health, Partners Healthcare

 

Moderated by:

Matt Bergheiser, Executive Director, University City District 

 

Presented by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

INNOVATION DISTRICT

Tour of Innovation District with stops at MassChallenge, WeWork, and District Hall

Panel on redevelopment and infrastructure

 

Panelists:

Nicole Fichera, General Manager, District Hall

Juan Carlos Loveluck, Senior Project Manager, MassPort

Joanna Meiseles, Senior Director of Operations, MassChallenge

 

Moderated by:

Barry Seymour, Executive Director, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission 

 

Presented by the University City Science Center

6:00-7:30 PM

 

Philadelphia Leadership Reception 

 

Presented by Bank of America, Boston

7:30-8:45 AM

 

Breakfast 

Sharing from Regional Explorations

8:45-10:15 AM

 

Growing Boston's Talent Edge

 

Pam Eddinger, President, Bunker Hill Community College

Paul Reville, Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Jason Sachs, Director of Early Childhood Education, Boston Public Schools

 

Moderated by:

Tony Sorrentino, Executive Director of the Office of the Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania

 

Presented by Baker Tilley

10:30-11:45 AM

 

Boston Innovations 

(concurrent small-group discussions)

 

Youth Violence Prevention Funder Collaborative

Sheila Peterson, Vice President for Corporate Citizenship, State Street Foundation

Margaret Leipsitz, Senior Consultant, Root Cause

 

Pay for Success

George Overholser, CEO & Co-Founder, Third Sector Capital Partners

 

Affordable Housing

Aaron Gornstein, Undersecretary, MA Dept. of Housing & Community Development

 

Tourism - Presented by DiscoverPHL

Beth Stehley, VP Sales & Convention Services, Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau

12:00-1:15 PM

 

Luncheon Speakers: 

Lori van Dam, Executive Director, One Fund Boston 

Mitch Weiss, former Chief of Staff to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino

 

Moderated by:

Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO, Red Cross of Southeastern PA

1:30-5:15 PM

 

Regional Explorations

 

CHELSEA

Bus tour

Panel discussion on Chelsea and revitalizing Gateway Cities

 

Panelists:

Jay Ash, City Manager, City of Chelsea

Shannon McAuliffe, Chelsea Director, Roca

Ann Houston, Executive Director, The Neighborhood Developers

Moderated by:

Prabal Chakrabarti, Vice President of Regional and Community Outreach, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 

 

Presented by Trion

 

DUDLEY AREA

Tour of Dudley neighborhood development sites

Panel: Dudley area as a model for Boston neighborhood development

 

Panelists:

Diane Dujon, Land Trust Homeowner

Chris Jones, Executive Director, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

Joe Kriesberg, Executive Director, MA Association of CDCs

 

Moderated by:

Eva Gladstein, Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity 

 

Presented by Public Health Management Corp

 

Visit to Whittier Street Health Center

Frederica M. Williams, President and CEO

6:30 PM

Dine-Arounds

7:30-8:30 AM

 

Breakfast

 

8:30-9:00 AM

 

Sharing from Regional Direction

 

9:00-9:15 AM

 

From Leadership Exchange to World Class

 

9:30-11:00 AM

 

Post-Vault Leadership:

The Changing Face of Boston

 

Panelists:

Linda Dorcena Forry, State Senator, MA Senate (1st Suffolk district)

Malia Lazu, Executive Director, Future Boston

John Simon, Managing Director, Sigma Prime Ventures

 

Moderated by"

Bruce Mohl, Editor, CommonWealth 

11:15-12:15 PM

 

Closing Remarks:

The Good News & Bad News About Boston

 

Paul Grogan, President, The Boston Foundation

 

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania

12:15-12:30 PM

 

Wrap-Up

 

12:30 PM

 

Adjourn

 

 

LESSONS FROM BOSTON