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.

Ali A. Houshmand, PH.D.

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

Christopher Gheysens

CHRISTOPHER GHEYSENS
President & Chief Executive Officer
Wawa

Dario C. Altiere, M.D.

DARIO C. ALTIERI, M.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
The Wistar Institute

Matthew A. Taylor, Esquire

MATTHEW A. TAYLOR, ESQUIRE
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Duane Morris LLP

Nicole J. Tranchitella

NICOLE J. TRANCHITELLA
Senior Managing Director
Accenture LLC

Robert Delany

ROBERT DELANY
Chief Financial Officer
PFM Asset Management LLC

Thomas J. Holt, Jr.

THOMAS J. HOLT, JR.
Owner
Holt Logistics Corp.

William J. Marrazzo

WILLIAM J. MARRAZZO
President & Chief Executive Officer
WHYY, Inc.

News

ChristianaCare Spins Out CorriXR Therapeutics

November 15th, 2022|0 Comments

On October 11, 2022, Wilmington, Delaware-based ChristianaCare announced it had spun out its first commercial biotechnology private startup company, CorriXR Therapeutics. The startup will use CRISPR gene editing technology to develop new, clinically relevant oncologic [...]

Greater Philadelphia Joins Meeting on the Mesa

November 15th, 2022|0 Comments

Greater Philadelphia was well represented at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa, held October 11-13, 2022, in Carlsbad, California, and organized by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine. The hybrid conference featured presentations by [...]