On the Boards

Larry Weiss
Larry Weiss
Posted: November 05, 2013

Episcopal Community Services, a Philadelphia-based human-services agency, elected the following members to its board:

Debora Brown, executive director of Family Support Circle; John Daniels, chaplain at Church Farm School; Barbara Kozemchak, an independent market-planning and research professional; Steve Lyons, a partner and chartered financial analyst at Cooke & Bieler; Hillary West, associate rector at St. Thomas' Church in Whitemarsh; and Carter Williams, former partner and chief operating officer of Steelway Cellar Doors and board member at the Haverford School.

The Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, a Horsham nonprofit provider of services to seniors, elected the following new trustees to its board: Luisa R. Contreiras, chief technology officer at Executive Health Resources; David R. Cutler, president of the Closet Works Inc., Montgomeryville; Howard Adam Cutler, assistant vice president at Tenet Healthcare, Philadelphia, and Larry E. Targan, owner and president of Integrity Textiles, Warminster. Joseph M. Yohlin, president of the Maine Merchant Bank L.L.C., Portland, Maine, was elected first vice chairman.

John S. Salveson, cofounder and principal of Salveson Stetson Group, has been elected vice chair of WHYY's board of directors and Larry Weiss, president of Hippographics Inc., a venture-capital firm primarily investing in graphic-arts companies, has been elected treasurer. WHYY is Greater Philadelphia's public media organization.

Drexel University LeBow College of Business Center for Corporate Governance named the following members to its advisory board:

Maureen Breakiron-Evans, director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, Heartland Payment Systems, and Cognizant Technology Solutions; J. Kevin Buchi, president and CEO of Tetralogic Pharmaceuticals; Kirk Gorman, executive vice president, chief financial officer, and chief operating officer of Jefferson Health System; Robert J McNeill, office managing partner at Deloitte & Touche L.L.P.; John Stratakis, managing partner at Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzalez L.L.P.; Archbold Van Beuren, a director of Campbell Soup Co.; and Charles G. Tharp, chief executive officer of the Center on Executive Compensation and executive vice president of the HR Policy Association.

Legacy Youth Tennis and Education (formerly known as Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education), elected the following members to its board: Jonathan Bari, president of Bari Consulting Group; Ann Marie Gulian, founder of Gulian & Associates L.L.C.; Danielle Gureghian, executive vice president and general counsel of CSMI Education Management; David Gustadt, head of hospitality investments at Lubert Adler; Brian J. Hoffman, partner at Citrin Cooperman; Cheryl Irving, English teacher and director of the writing center at William Penn Charter School; Maria McGarry, chief compliance officer at Glenmede Investment Management L.P.; Nipun Patel, senior associate at Reed Smith; James Shinehouse, partner at Atlantic Financial Advisory Partners; and Stella M. Tsai, partner at Archer & Greiner P.C.

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce elected Denis P. O'Brien chairman. He is senior executive vice president of Exelon Corp. and CEO of Exelon Utilities. He serves on the board of Independence Blue Cross and as vice chair of the board of directors of the Electric Power Research Institute. Other civic and industry board appointments include the American Gas Association, the Pennsylvania Business Council, the Franklin Institute, and the Drexel University board of trustees.

Rochelle D. Quiggle, an associate with Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo, Philadelphia, has been named bylaws chair for the Pennsylvania Federation of Business and Professional Women of Pennsylvania for 2013-14.

Kenneth R. Myers has been elected to the board of Common Cause of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit national advocacy organization. He is counsel at High Swartz L.L.P., Norristown, and concentrates his practice in real estate, administrative, environmental, and public-utility law. The board of the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine, Boston, named Julia A. Haller to its board. She is ophthalmologist-in-chief at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia.

Health Partners Plans, Philadelphia, has appointed Dennis Cook to its board. He is system president and CEO of WES Health System. - Mike Zebe

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