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.

MADELINE BELL Headshot

ANDREW C. KASSNER, ESQUIRE
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

GREGORY S. BENTLEY Headshot

CHRISTOPHER GHEYSENS
President & Chief Executive Officer
Wawa

GREGORY S. BENTLEY Headshot

JANICE E. NEVIN, M.D., MPH
President & Chief Executive Officer
Christiana Care Health System

CHRISTOPHER L. BRUNER Headshot

ALI A. HOUSHMAND, PH.D.
President
Rowan University

DEANNA BYRNE Headshot

JOHN L. WALSH, JR.
Chief Executive Officer
UGI Corporation

MICHAEL C. CARBONE Headshot

MICHAEL C. CARBONE
Senior Vice President, Metro PA/NJ
TD Bank

DAVID L. COHEN, ESQUIRE Headshot

PAUL A. TUFANO, ESQUIRE
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies

DAVID L. COHEN, ESQUIRE Headshot

RICHARD M. ENGLERT, ED. D.
President
Temple University

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