PHL Diversity Staff & Advisory Board

The PHL Diversity advisory board is comprised of an ethnically diverse representation of Philadelphia’s corporate, government, and social communities from each customer segment: African American, Asian American, Latinx, LGBTQ, and Women. PHL Diversity and its team of leaders provides access to the decision-makers of various community sectors for sponsorship opportunities, to serve as keynote speakers, panelists, to help build audiences, and to help with outreach, service and support.

PHL Diversity Staff

Sheila Alexander-Reid

Executive Director, PHL Diversity


Lana Rendon

PHL Life Sciences & Diversity Coordinator


PHL Diversity Advisory Board

Raquel M. Arredondo, MA, PHR

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, University of Pennsylvania

Brad Baldia, MPH

National Executive Director, National Federation of Filipino American Associations

Brandi Baldwin, PhD

Founder and CEO, Millennial Ventures Holding Company

Loraine Ballard-Morrill

Director of News & Community Affairs, Philadelphia, iHeart Media

Adonis Banegas

Executive Director, Council Of Spanish Speaking Organizations, Inc.

Elizabeth Barber, PhD, CHE

Professor Emeritus, Temple University School of Sport Tourism & Hospitality Management

Bridgett Battles

Director of Community Engagement & Supplier Diversity, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Mariska K. Bogle

Director of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Philadelphia Academies, Inc.

Keeya Branson-Davis

Corporate Contributions Manager, Exelon

Nancy W. Campbell, M.Ed

Founder & Chief Strategist/Adjunct Professor, Community College of Philadelphia

Amanda Chevalier

President, CFI Workspace

John Chin

Executive Director, Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation

Yvonne Drayton

President, Drayton Cross Consulting

J. Donald Dumpson, Ph.D

President and CEO, Diverse Arts Solutions

Angela Hollis, MBA, DES

Vice President, Advanced Meeting Solutions, Inc.

Kenny Johnson

Manager, Community Engagement, Philadelphia Phillies

John Kroll (Vice-Chair)

President, Keating Hospitality

Andrew Lovell

Senior Associate Director of Industry Relations, Temple University-Main Campus

Lynsey Madison, PhD

Dept. Head, Bus. Leadership, Fashion and Hospitality, Community College of Philadelphia

Kris Mendoza

Founder and Executive Producer, Maestro Filmworks

Shawn Murray

Assistant Professor Tourism & Hospitality Management and Discipline & Program Coordinator Hospitality, Montgomery County Community College

Leslie Patterson-Tyler

Vice President of Program Communications and Partnerships Director of Media Relations and Communicat, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Kimmel Cultural Campus

Krystal Peters

Program Coordinator & Professor, Cheyney University

Richard Lee Snow (Chair)

Regional Development Director, United Negro College Fund, Inc.

Tami Sortman

President, Philadelphia Gay Tourism Caucus

Janice Sykes-Ross

Executive Director, West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance/Paul Robeson Museum

Raechelle Walker-Ellis

Vice President- Corporate Citizenship Manager, TD Bank

Carol Watson

General Manager, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Zach Wilcha

Executive Director, Independence Business Alliance


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