Leading Forward

The CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) leads our region forward by envisioning a stronger, more competitive community, convening decision makers, taking action, and advocating for policies and practices that strengthen our regional economy.

Leading Forward

The CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) leads our region forward by envisioning a stronger, more competitive community, convening decision makers, taking action, and advocating for policies and practices that strengthen our regional economy.

PRIORITIES

INNOVATION

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Our innovation agenda seeks to leverage Greater Philadelphia’s strengths to build a vibrant economy that supports research and development, commercialization, and entrepreneurship which will position our region for accelerated company and job growth.

REGIONAL MOBILITY

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Our mobility agenda seeks to improve our region’s physical connectivity by advocating for infrastructure improvements to ensure a modern, multimodal transportation system.

TALENT

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The core principles of our talent agenda focus on enhancing the region’s pipeline of innovative talent to improve Greater Philadelphia’s competitive position.

MEMBERS

Engaged regional business leadership is critical for Greater Philadelphia to compete in a global economy. Our team of more than 60 devoted business, higher education, and civic leaders commit their time and efforts to define our competitive advantage and drive economic growth.

DARIO C. ALTIERI, M.D. Headshot

BARTON J. WINOKUR
Partner
Dechert LLP

MADELINE BELL Headshot

CHRISTOPHER H. FRANKLIN
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Aqua America, Inc.

GREGORY S. BENTLEY Headshot

DAVID L. COHEN, ESQUIRE
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
Comcast Corporation

CHRISTOPHER L. BRUNER Headshot

FRANK J. MATTEI
Philadelphia Office Managing Partner
KPMG LLP

DEANNA BYRNE Headshot

MADELINE BELL
President & Chief Executive Officer
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

MICHAEL C. CARBONE Headshot

PHOEBE A. HADDON, J.D., LL.M.
Chancellor
Rutgers University–Camden

DAVID L. COHEN, ESQUIRE Headshot

SIDNEY V. SMITH, JR.
Executive Managing Director
Newmark Knight Frank

DAVID L. COHEN, ESQUIRE Headshot

WILLIAM MARVIN
President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
InstaMed

News

  • Business Travelers Survey

Airport Business Traveler Survey

December 4th, 2019|0 Comments

The CEO Council is partnering with PHL to better understand how business travelers utilize the airport through our Airport Business Traveler Survey. This collective effort aims to improve connectivity and the passenger experience at PHL to benefit our regional community.

  • A Proactive Approach to Workforce Needs

A Proactive Approach to Workforce Needs

October 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Along with the University City District and the University City Science Center, the CEO Council recently engaged Econsult to help develop an understanding of the range of projected jobs in the Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health industries in Greater Philadelphia.