PHLCVB Board of Directors

Officers

  • Chairman Nicholas DeBenedictis
    Chairman, AQUA AMERICA
  • 1st Vice Chair Robert M. Allen
    General Manager, PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT
  • 2nd Vice Chair Stephanie Boyd
    Director of Sales & Marketing, PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER
  • Secretary John P. Pierce
    Partner, SAUL  EWING LLP
  • Treasurer William Adolph
    WILLIAM F. ADOLPH & CO, INC.
  • President & CEO Julie Coker Graham
    President & CEO, PHILADELPHIA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Members

  • Stephen S. Aichele
    Esquire, SAUL EWING ARNSTEIN & LEHR, LLP
  • Elizabeth H. Barber, PhD
    Associate Dean, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF SPORT TOURISM & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
  • Robert W. Bogle
    President & CEO, PHILADELPHIA TRIBUNE
  • Mike Bowman
    President & CEO, VALLEY FORGE TOURISM & CONVENTION BOARD
  • Steven Scott Bradley
    Chairman, AFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • George R. Burrell, Jr.
    Senior Executive Vice President/COO, UNIVERSAL COMPANIES
  • Matt Cabrey
    Executive Director, SELECT GREATER PHILADELPHIA
  • Rochelle Cameron
    Chief Executive Officer, PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  • John W. Chin
    Executive Director, PHILADELPHIA CHINATOWN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
  • The Honorable Darrell Clarke (ex-officio)
    President, City Council, CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
  • Karin Copeland
    Executive Director, ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA/GPCC
  • James J. Cuorato
    President & CEO, INDEPENDENCE VISITOR CENTER CORPORATION
  • Romulo L. Diaz, Jr.
    Vice President and General Counsel, EXELON BUSINESS SERVICES COMPANY
  • J. Donald Dumpson, PhD
    President & CEO, DIVERSE ARTS SOLUTIONS
  • Harold Epps (ex-officio)
    Director of Commerce, CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
  • Donna Crilley Farrell
    Vice President, Corporate Communications, INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS
  • William Fitzgerald
    VP Managing Director, HILTON PENN’S LANDING
  • Gregory Fox
    Esquire, MONTGOMERY McCRACKEN WALKER& RHOADS, LLP
  • John Grady
    President, PHILADELPHIA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
  • Douglas Green
    Principal, MSC RETAIL
  • Edward R. Grose, CAE
    Executive Director, GREATER PHILADELPHIA HOTEL ASSOCIATION
  • William P. Hankowsky
    Chairman, President & CEO, LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST
  • Gail Harrity
    President & COO, PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
  • Sheila Hess (ex-officio)
    City Representative, CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
  • Peter L. Intermaggio
    Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications, COMCAST CORPORATION
  • Robert S. Jaeger, CHA
    Executive Vice President, COO, WNW HOSPITALITY GROUP
  • Robert Kane
    Regional President, KEYBANK
  • The Honorable James Kenney
    Mayor, CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
  • John J. Kroll
    President, KEATING HOSPITALITY
  • Meryl Levitz
    President & CEO, VISIT PHILADELPHIA
  • Paul R. Levy
    President & CEO, CENTER CITY DISTRICT
  • David H. Lipson, Jr.
    President & Publisher, PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE
  • Melissa Ludwig
    Consultant
  • Cynthia MacLeod
    Superintendent, INDEPENDENCE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
  • John McNichol
    President & CEO, PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY
  • Jeanne Mell
    Vice President Marketing Communications, UNIVERSITY CITY SCIENCE CENTER
  • Scott Nassar
    Managing Director, LOEWS PHILADELPHIA HOTEL
  • Richard J. Odorisio
    Vice President of Operations, MEYER JABARA HOTELS
  • Douglas Oliver
    Director of Communications, PECO
  • The Honorable Brian J. O’Neill
    Councilman, Tenth District, PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL
  • Bernie A. Prazenica
    President & General Manager, WPVI TV – 6 ABC
  • Nedia Ralston (ex-officio)
    Southeast Regional Director, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
  • The Honorable Blondell Reynolds Brown
    Councilwoman, At-Large, PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL
  • Jennifer Rodriguez
    Executive Director, GREATER PHILADELPHIA HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • Louis Rodriguez
    President, RODRIGUEZ CONSULTING LLC
  • Manuel N. Stamatakis
    President & CEO, CAPITAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES
  • Andrew Tod
    Executive Vice President, GF MANAGEMENT
  • Steve Wildemann
    President, ADVANCED STAGING PRODUCTIONS
  • William L. Wilson
    Principal in Charge, SYNTERRA, LTD.
  • Kenneth Wong
    President, CIG ASIA, LTD.
  • Steve Wray
    Vice President and Director, ECONSULT SOLUTIONS

Emeritus

  • George Beach
    Chairman, President & CEO, BEACH CREATIVE COMMUNICATIONS
  • Bruce Crawley
    President & CEO, MILLENNIUM 3 MANAGEMENT
  • The Honorable Dwight Evans
    UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  • Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, CFA
    President & CEO, CITIZENS BANK – PA/NJ/DE
  • William Y. Giles
    Chairman & General Partner, PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
  • Joan Randolph, RN
    Healthcare Industry Consultant
  • Edward D. Slevin, Esquire
    Partner, BALLARD SPAHR LLP
  • The Honorable Marian Tasco
    Former Councilwoman, PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL
  • William Y. Giles
    Chairman & General Partner, PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

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