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Chamber Member companies employ knowledgeable and engaging professionals who are ready to share their expertise at your upcoming speaking opportunity on a variety of topics. Reach out directly to the speaker using the information provided or contact our member engagement team and we can help to make the connection for you.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia does not endorse, credential or accredit the competency, services, performance, or standards of practice of the individual speakers listed in From Our Members, or any business, company, corporation, or organization with which the individual may be affiliated. The Chamber does not receive any form of payment from speakers who are listed on this site. Any Chamber member in good standing can apply to be listed as a From Our Members speaker.

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  • Kristin Austin

    at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    Topic:
    Higher education, diversity, equity, and inclusion

    Objectives:
    additional topics: higher education, college student affairs, college access and success, parental involvement in higher education, equity and inclusion

    Benefit to audience:
    high energy, very engaging speaker! Leaves audiences wowed and challenged!

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  • Michael Avila

    at Fisher Phillips

    Topic:
    Legal implications of hiring and managing globally, including contracts and tax.

    Objectives:
    Mike is a global employment and trade secrets attorney. He advises clients on virtually all aspects of global workforce management. These issues range from basic employment contract drafting, to complex, multi-jurisdictional secondment arrangements, M&A due diligence, and trade secrets protections. He also regularly assists clients embroiled in related cross-border litigation.

    Benefit to audience:
    In today's globally interconnected world, cross-border employment issues play an increasingly prominent role. Mike has a deep understanding of the different cultural and legal approaches to global employment issues in a wide variety of areas, including restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, employee investigations and cross-border litigation. He also has experience in a range of global jurisdictions, from major markets to emerging economies.

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  • Art Bacci

    at WSFS Bank

    Topic:
    Wealth management, financial planning

    Objectives:
    Networking, WSFS brand awareness, client referrals

    Benefit to audience:
    Art leads wealth management for the largest locally managed bank in Pennsylvania.

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  • Cassandra Bailey

    at Slice Communications

    Topic:
    Integrating Public Relations and Social Media

    Objectives:
    Be able to understand public relations and social media as separate entities as well as how to understand using them together to create a successful business model and campaign.

    Benefit to audience:
    A deeper understanding of each field and how they work together. The benefit will be to implement this business model into companies and businesses to see if integration is correct and helpful for various companies. Another benefit is the deeper understanding of how each is used, as specifically broken down by Slice's business model in the Philadelphia market.

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  • Barry Barlow

    at The Philadelphia Inquirer, PBC

    Topic:
    Digital & Print Advertising, Recruitment Advertising

    Objectives:
    Educate businesses of all sizes about digital SEO. SEM, Reputation Management, Social Media, Geo-Fencing, Digital Targeting, Event Sponsorship, and other forms of advertising.

    Benefit to audience:
    Business Owners, Marketing Executives, Human Resources Professionals

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  • Steve Barracato

    at Wells Fargo

    Topic:
    Banking, Lending, Treasury Management

    Objectives:
    Assist commercial businesses with their banking needs including loans, cash management, investments, foreign exchange and other financial solutions.

    Benefit to audience:
    Experienced and high-energy banker looking to help.

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  • Alex Basilevsky

    at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

    Topic:
    Managing Environmental Risk in Real Estate Transactions And Development

    Objectives:
    Understand the environmental laws applicable to real estate acquisition and development, the common environmental risks developers encounter - particularly in urban environments like Philadelphia, and how to manage and mitigate those risks.

    Benefit to audience:
    Participants will understand the potential environmental challenges associated with commercial real estate development and, most importantly, learn strategies for proactively investigating and addressing those challenges.

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  • Whitney Behm

    at Comcast Corporation

    Topic:
    Recruiting, Developing, Hiring, Selecting Talent

    Objectives:
    How to Recruit, Develop, Hire, and Select Talent (specifically in the Technology space)

    Benefit to audience:
    How to Recruit, Develop, Hire, and Select Talent (specifically in the Technology space)

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  • Kimberly Blessing

    at Think Company

    Topic:
    "Intrapreneurship" for company leaders; change management; tech related

    Objectives:
    Experience in software development, software architecture, & technology leadership at AOL, PayPal, and Comcast. Strong focus on collaboration, shared knowledge, and building processes and teams which challenge the industry status quo. A leader in both the web standards and technology management arenas, she has contributed to a number of books and spoken at major industry conferences around the world. Kimberly oversees info tech operations.

    Benefit to audience:
    organizations large and small understand how technology and the web can help them best connect with their key audiences

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  • Zach Boyle

    at Mutual of Omaha

    Topic:
    Getting Recruited and Interviewing

    Objectives:
    Demonstrate common mistakes interviewers make and how to make yourself stand out in an interview.

    Benefit to audience:
    Give yourself a better chance to land that job you want.

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