June 5, 2012
The Committee of Seventy, a nonpartisan organization advocating clean and effective government, fair elections, and a better-informed citizenry in the Philadelphia region, has elected Bruce D. Armon to its board. He is Philadelphia office managing partner at Saul Ewing L.L.P. Safeguard Scientifics Inc., the Wayne holding company that invests in life-sciences and technology firms, said Keith B. Jarrett had been named to its board. Jarrett, who has been involved in venture capital, private equity, and finance technology for more than 25 years, is a private investor and active board representative to venture stage and other private growth equity organizations.