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PHL Diversity Staff & Advisory Board

Updated: November 06, 2020

PHL Diversity Staff

Gregory DeShields

Executive Director, PHL Diversity


Damali Stansbury

Diversity & Life Sciences Coordinator


PHL Diversity Advisory Board

Richard Lee Snow

PHL Diversity Board Chair

John Kroll

PHL Diversity Board Vice-Chair

Raquel M. Arredondo

Associate Director, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

Bradley Baldia

President, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey

Loraine Ballard Morrill

Director News & Community Affairs, Philadelphia, iHeartMedia

Adonis Banegas

Executive Director, Concilio

Michael Banks

Managing Director, Employment Opportunities & Entrepreneurship, United Way

Elizabeth Barber

Executive Director, Temple University School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Bridgett M. Battles

Project Manager, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement, Supplier Diversity, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Paul Beidman

Avenue of the Arts

Mariska Bogle

Executive Director, Philadelphia Hospitality, Inc.

Stephanie Boyd

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority

Keeya M. Branson

Corporate Contributions Manager, PECO

Albert Butler

Director of Community Outreach & Member Diversity, Fitler Club

Nancy W.Campbell

Front Office Operations Instructor, Philadelphia OIC

Amanda Chevalier

Principal/President, CFI - NJ

John Chin

Executive Director, Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation

Jimmy Contreras

Public Relations Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia

Donna Clark

Director, Communications & Special Projects, The Philadelphia Tribune

Ron Davis

Director of Diversity and Community Development, Parx Casino

Vanessa Delgado

Sales Manager, Fogo de Chão Philadelphia

Rollo Dilworth

Chair of Music Education and Music Therapy, Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance

Yvonne E. Drayton

President & CEO, Drayton Cross Consulting

Ryan Eppley

Chief Operating Officer, REC Philly

Jason Evans

University of Pennsylvania

Mike Fanelle

Parralux Video Production

Juan Franco

Executive Director, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund

Chantelle Fitzgerald

CEO & Founder, Mindset Strategies

Suzanne Geyer

Associate Executive Director, Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association

Gaetan T. Giannini

Dean of Business and Entrepreneurial Initiatives, Montgomery County Community College

Naomi Gonzalez

Director, Education and Community Engagement, The Mann Center for Performing Arts

Andrea Gosfield

Managing Member, Gosfields Potts LLC

Jazzy Gray-Sadler

Founder and Board President, Fifty Shades of Purple Against Bullying

Monique Greenwood

Owner, Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns

Anuj Gupta

General Manager, Reading Terminal Market

Richard Haldis

Owner, Wise Owl Media

Earl D. Harvey

Owner, Black Professional News

Amber Hikes

Chief Diversity Officer, American Civil Liberties Union

Angela Hollis

Vice President, Advanced Meeting Solutions, Inc.

C. Richard Horrow

President, Independence Business Alliance

Lee Huang

Senior Vice President and Principal, Econsult Solutions, Inc.

Rikki-Quinn James-Renz

Director Contracts and Supplier Services, Supply Chain Services, Temple University Hospital

Jeffery Ji

President, U-Combination Technology Partner,, Knighthawk Tours L.L.C.

Ajamu Johnson**

Vice President of Procurement, Comcast & NBCUniversal

Kenny Johnson

Community Engagement Coordinator, Philadelphia Phillies

April Thomas Jones*

Executive Director, Old Pine Community Center

Christopher Jungers

President, Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Jennifer Kerstetter

Vice President, Retail Office Manager, WSFS Bank

Corvette Kittrell

Director, Work Based Learning and The Business of Hospitality, Philadelphia Academies Inc.

Kelly Lee**

Chief Cultural Officer, City of Philadelphia

Tomeka Lee

Senior Partner, TriZen, LLC

David Lipson**

CEO, Philadelphia Magazine

Christopher E. Lopez, Sr.

President, National Association of African Americans in Human Resources Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Andrew Lovell*

Senior Associate Director of Industry Relations, Temple University School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Lynsey Madison*

Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts and Tourism & Hospitality Management, Community College of Philadelphia

Michael Mariano

Director, Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company

Rev. Darron Mckinney

Senior Pastor, Bright Hope Baptist Church

Kelly Meerbott

Leadership & Team Development Coach, You: Loud and Clear

Kris Mendoza

Founder & Executive Producer, Maestro Filmworks

Jeffrey Montague

Part-Time Director of STHM Alumni Engagement, Temple University; School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Kevin Moran

Senior Manager, Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Shawn Murray*

Lecturer & Hospitality Management Program Lead, Montgomery County Community College

Yasmin Mustafa

CEO & Co-Founder, ROAR for Good

Isidore Ogoussan

Financial Advisor, 1847 Private Client Group

Mumia Parham

Business Professional

Leslie Patterson-Tyler**

Senior Director of Media Relations and Communications, The Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts

Kimberly Reed

Chief Transformational Officer, Reed Development Group, LLC

Jerry Rice

Principal, Rice Consulting, LLC

Jennifer I. Rodriguez

President and CEO, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Natily Santos

AVP Specialty Supply Chain, Global Supply Chain and Procurement, Aramark

Narasimha (Nick) Shenoy

President and CEO, Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia

Tami Sortman

Vice President, Philadelphia Gay Tourism Caucus

Tiffanie Stanard

Founder and CEO, Stimulus

Natasha Strother

Executive Vice President, Strother Enterprises, Inc.

Janice Sykes-Ross**

Director, Historic Belmont Mansion/American Women’s Heritage Society

Rebecca Tham

Operations and HR Manager, Women’s Business Enterprise Council of PA-DE-NJ

Lowell Thomas**

General Counsel, Philadelphia Housing Development Corp.

April Thomas-Jones

Executive Director, Old Pine Community Center

Ivan Turnipseed

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Diana Utu

Vice President/Store Manager, TD Bank

Carol Watson

General Manager, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Donovan West

President, African American Chamber of Commerce PA, NJ, DE

Erika White

Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority

Denise Williams

Managing Director, Madison Birch LLC

Tia Harris Wilson

Vice President for Production, Aon Risk Solutions

Patricia Wilson-Aden

President and CEO, African American Museum in Philadelphia

Kenneth Wong

President, CIG Asia Ltd.

Christopher Yochim

Director of Business Development, Natl. Inst. For Innovation in Manufacturing + Biopharmaceuticals, University of Delaware

*Denotes Executive Committee

**Denotes Chairman’s Council

Ex-Officio Board Members

Julie Coker

President & CEO, San Diego Tourism Authority

Honorable David Oh

Councilman-At-Large, Philadelphia City Council

Honorable Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez

Councilwoman-At-Large, Philadelphia City Council

Honorable Blondell Reynolds-Brown

Councilwoman-At-Large, Philadelphia City Council

Emeritus Board Members

A. Bruce Crawley

President, Millennium 3 Management, Chairman Emeritus

Nelson Diaz, Esq.

Partner, Dilworth Paxson, LLP

State Representative Dwight Evans

U.S. Congressman, Representing 2nd District of Pennsylvania

Ernest Jones, Esq.


Cheryl McClenney-Brooker

Tom Muldoon

President, Muldoon & Associates

Robert Nelson


Romona Riscoe Benson

President of Riscoe & Associates /, Manager, Corporate Relations, PECO

Ahmeenah Young

Former President & CEO, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority

Bill Wilson

Principal-In-Charge, Synterra Ltd., Chairman Emeritus

*Denotes Executive Committee

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