Widener UniversitySchoolof Business Administration, Chester, announced the founding members of an advisory board to support its undergraduate and graduate programs in finance, tax, and financial planning.
Members include Paul F. Adolf, senior manager in the retail investor group at the Vanguard Group; Paul P. Braungart, president of Regional Capital Group; Ryan Burke, vice president, senior wealth-planning strategist, at Wells Fargo; Donald Calcagni, managing director at Mercer Advisors; Maggie F. Creed, vice president, investment adviser, at Wilmington Trust; Christopher M. DeYoung, managing partner of DeYoung Financial Group; Steven D. Earhart, managing partner of Devon Financial Partners; Mike Gangwer, a senior manager in the retail investor group at the Vanguard Group; Francis X. Golden, an associate at Blackstone; Carl G. Gordinier, senior vice president, wealth management, at Merrill Lynch; David C. Haman, managing member at Trellis Financial Group L.L.C.; Pamela F. Jacobs, principal at PFJ Consulting L.L.C.; Alexandra Kurlowicz, senior recruiting consultant at MetLife; Ronald F. Logue, vice president, wealth-advisory services, at Wilmington Trust; Mark T. Lydon, assistant vice president, financial advisory, at Merrill Lynch; Michael J. Maloney, vice president, wealth management adviser, at Merrill Lynch; Thomas F. McKeon, principal at Clothier Springs Capital Management; Christina Moore, investment management specialist at Wells Fargo, and Stephen M. Wynne, a mutual-fund consultant.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania has elected Richard S. Egosi and Bob Moul to its board. Egosi is executive vice president, chief legal officer, and company secretary of Teva Pharmaceuticals. Moul is chairman and CEO of appRenaissance and president of Philly Startup Leaders.
The following board members were reappointed: Michael Aronson, managing partner at MentorTech Ventures; Thomas M. Balderston, president of Balderston Capital L.L.C.; Alan J. Cohn, Ben Franklin Finance Committee vice chairman and co-president of Sage Financial Group; Kenneth G. Lawrence, former chairman of Peco Energy Co.; Anil Kothari, senior vice president at Procurian; Charles P. Pizzi, former CEO and president of Tasty Baking Co.; Matthew Rieke, partner at Quaker Partners; and Anthony M. Santomero, Ben Franklin chairman and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
ThePhiladelphia Foundation, a nonprofit community foundation established in 1918 that provides grants and scholarships to nonprofit groups in Southeastern Pennsylvania, has named Anne Morrissey and Mindy M. Posoff board members. Morrissey is executive vice president and chief operating officer of AmeriHealth/Mercy Family of Companies. Posoff is managing director of Golden Seeds L.L.C.
New Jersey Association of Realtors elected the following officers to its board: Christina Banasiak, a broker associate at Weichert Realtors-Marlboro in Manalapan, is president; Cindy Marsh Tichy, a broker associate at Weichert Realtors in Randolph, is president-elect; Genette Falk, a sales manager at Davis Realtors in East Brunswick, is treasurer; Eugenia Bonilla, a broker-sales associate with Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors in Mount Laurel, is first vice president.
Catherine Nguyen was elected vice chair of the Women Lawyers' Division of the Bucks County Bar Association. Nguyen is a lawyer in the education and school law, employment and discrimination law, and litigation practice groups at Eastburn and Gray P.C., Doylestown.
Horse Power for Life, a Glenmoore nonprofit organization specializing in therapeutic horsemanship programs for cancer patients, has named Shannon Stanek and Mark Strobeck to its board. Stanek is the owner of Exton Vet Clinic & Stanek Veterinary Housecalls. Strobeck is the president and CEO of Corridor Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Montgomery County Bar Association has appointed two Kaplin Stewart lawyers as committee chairs for 2013. Mohammad A. Ghiasuddin has been appointed chair of the diversity committee, and Joshua C. Quinter has been named chair of the construction and public contract law committee.
Christian Conroy, state director of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers, has been elected to the board of the national Association of Small Business Development Centers for a two-year term.
Mark S. Cappuccio has been elected to the board of the Family Service Association of Bucks County, a nonprofit human-services group. Cappuccio is a shareholder in the land-use and zoning, litigation, and tax-assessment appeals practice groups at Eastburn and Gray P.C., Doylestown.
Maria E. Harris has been elected vice chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association. She is an associate at Martin Banks.
Community Action Development Commission of Montgomery County has elected the following officers for 2013: Harvey Portner, director of the Professional Healthcare Institute and a Cheltenham Township commissioner, is president; Dennis Zappone, an Abington Township commissioner, is vice president; Mila M. Hayes, manager in the office of State Rep. Matt Bradford, is secretary; Karen L. Washington, director coordinator of the Maternity Care Coalition, is treasurer.
University of Delaware president Patrick T. Harker has been named a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
National Health Council, Washington, D.C., has elected Paul Pomerantz treasurer. He is worldwide executive director of the Drug Information Association, Horsham.
Marion Wyce has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Center for Literacy, a nonprofit Philadelphia provider of literacy services. Wyce is director, associate communications and engagement, for Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia. She has also been named to lead the public relations/marketing committee of the board.
Alice Paul Institute, a nonprofit Mount Laurel organization that educates the public about New Jersey suffragist Alice Stokes Paul, has elected the following to its board: Cynthia A. Allen, chief information officer at ParenteBeard L.L.C. of Philadelphia; Linda Coppinger, executive director, South Jersey, at the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Chapter; Brenda G. Dennis, senior director of global strategy and market development at Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif.; and Debra Hilpl, former president of Interstate Outdoor Advertising.
- Mike Zebe