2017 Board of Directors

SRDC’s Board of Directors provides vision and direction for Schuylkill Banks. A dynamic partnership of public and private entities is in place to provide effective leadership and governance.

  • Chairman: Gerard H. Sweeney - President & CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust
  • Vice Chairman: Keith Orris - Senior Vice President for Corporate Relations and Economic Development, Drexel University
  • Secretary: John Francis Gough, Esq. - Founder and Manager, Gough Law Associates, RLLC
  • Treasurer: Anne Papageorge - Vice President, Facilities and Real Estate, University of Pennsylvania
  • Marc J. Armstrong - Managing Principal, Aon
  • Madeline Bell - Chief Executive Officer, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Pasquale T. Deon - Chairman, SEPTA
  • Harold T. Epps - Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia
  • Anne Fadullon - Director of Planning & Development, City of Philadelphia
  • Stephen Gardner - Vice President, NEC Infrastructure & Investment Development, AMTRAK
  • Gregory J. Gatta - Chief Operations Officer, Philadelphia Energy Solutions
  • John Grady - President, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation
  • Alan Greenberger
  • Dr. Amy Gutmann - President, University of Pennsylvania
  • Elinor Haider - Vice President, Market Development, Veolia North America
  • Edward Hazzouri, Esq. - Chairman, Hazzouri & Associates, LLC
  • Frank Jiruska - Vice President, Customer Operations, PECO Energy
  • Brian Keech, Senior Vice President, Office of Government & Community Relations, Drexel University
  • Paul Levy - President & CEO, Center City District
  • Joseph McGinn - Senior Manager of Public Affairs, Sunoco
  • Robert Nix, III, Esq.
  • Rodney J. Oglesby - Resident Vice president of Philadelphia, NJ and NYC Government Affairs, CSX
  • Kathryn Ott Lovell - Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
  • Rebecca Rhynhart
  • Andrew C. Topping - Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Comcast Cable Communication
  • John Westrum - CEO and Chairman, Westrum Development Company

2017 Steering Committee

SRDC's Steering Committee provides additional guidance and support for SRDC in its mission to revitalize the tidal Schuylkill River.

  • Matt Bergheiser - Executive Director, University City District
  • Lori Brennan - Senior Director of Marketing, University City District
  • Duane Bumb - Senior Deputy Director of Commerce, Philadelphia Department of Commerce
  • Samantha Corson - Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Lori Doyle - Senior Vice President, Drexel University
  • Bill Goetz
  • Clete Graham - Amerimar
  • Melissa Heller - Commonwealth Strategies, Inc.
  • John Hogan, Sr. - The Mariner Insurance Group
  • David Kanthor - Transportation Planner, Philadelphia City Planning Commission
  • Mark Kocent - Principal Planner, University of Pennsylvania
  • Sara Merriman - Senior Director, Business Attraction & Retention, Philadelphia Department of Commerce
  • John Mondlak - Senior Director of Real Estate Development, City of Philadelphia
  • Samuel Rhoads - Senior Vice President, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation
  • Nancy Trainer - Drexel University