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. Altiere, M.D.

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

GREGORY DEAVENS

GREGORY DEAVENS
President & Chief Executive Officer
Independence Health Group

Christopher Gheysens

CHRISTOPHER GHEYSENS
President & Chief Executive Officer
Wawa

Thomas J. Holt, Jr.

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

Ali A. Houshmand, PH.D.

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

William J. Marrazzo

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

Matthew A. Taylor, Esquire

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

TIFFANY WILSON

TIFFANY WILSON
President & Chief Executive Officer
University City Science Center

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