Managing Director, National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM)
The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) is a collaboration between Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and Chubb, providing a voice for this critical yet understudied segment of the economy. Doug joined Fisher College of Business after an 11-year career at Limited Brands, where he served as senior manager of supply chain planning. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Penn State University, where he was an athlete and student assistant under Joe Paterno.
Chief Operating Officer, Weidenhammer Systems Corporation
Chuck is a senior technology executive with 30 years of experience in consulting, sales & marketing, and operations. Chuck is known for driving significant growth and measurable business outcomes to customers through marketing, communications, and technology solutions and services. Weidenhammer is a nationally recognized digital consulting firm focused on optimizing customer experiences and business performance through strategy, innovation, and the intelligent application of technology.
Vice President, PDC Machines
Kareem Afzal is the Vice President of PDC Machines, specializing in engineered solutions for Alternative Energy/Hydrogen refueling stations. PDC supports various industries including Chemical and Petrochemical (CPI), Specialty Gas, Pharmaceutical, and Food & Beverage worldwide. PDC is a growing company with record revenue and unit sales for the last 8 years. Kareem is very active serving the community through many organizations that work to support children and end hunger.
Founder & Co-Owner, High Street Hospitality Group
Ellen is the founder and co-owner of High Street Hospitality Group, operating five of the country’s most noteworthy restaurants: Fork, High Street Philly, High Street Provisions and a.kitchen+bar in Philadelphia and High Street on Hudson in Manhattan. Yin was nominated Outstanding Restaurateur by James Beard in 2018 & 2019. Yin was honored by the PBJ 2020 Women of Distinction Award. The Chamber recognized High Street Hospitality Group as an honoree of 2020 the Inspiring Excellence Award.
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