Philadelphia CHRO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CHROs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Philadelphia CHRO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Philadelphia CHRO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Vicki Henn

PNC
CHRO

Larry Kleinman

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York
EVP & CHRO

Kristie Pappal

Philadelphia Eagles
Vice President of Human Resources

Nancy Stefanowicz

NFI Industries
EVP & CHRO

Governing Body Members

Calvin U. Allen

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
EVP & CHRO

Sandra Auffray

Arkema Inc.
Sr. Vice-President, Hum Resources

Elaine Becraft

Siemens Healthineers
SVP, Head of Human Resources - Diagnostics

Elizabeth Berman

Global Critical Logistics
CHRO

Cat Bird

Health Partners Plans
Chief Administrative & Diversity Officer

Kate Blumenthal

Pep Boys
CHRO

Claire Borelli

TIAA
SEVP, Chief People Officer

Victoria Boyd Brifo

Air Products
SVP & CHRO

Erin Bushnell

Cozen O'Connor
CHRO

Patti Cassidy

FIS Global
SVP, SR. Executive Succession & Organization Optimization

Neil Cohen

Affiliated Distributors
Chief People Officer

George Crowley

University of Pennsylvania
CHRO - Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania

Magda Dexter

Saint-Gobain
SVP - Human Resources & Communications

Bob Donegan

Asplundh
CHRO

Michele Estep

OceanFirst Bank
EVP & Chief Administrative Officer

Gerry Geckle

Universal Health Services
SVP, HR

Aaron Gillingham

WellSpan Health
CHRO

Angela Gosman

PPL Corporation
Executive Vice President, CHRO

Kellie Hall

Toll Brothers
CHRO

Bob Harrop

East Penn Manufacturing
Vice President, Human Resources

Liz Heitner

Penn Mutual Life Insurance
CHRO

Pamela Hernandez

Tower Health
SVP Human Resources, Chief Human Engagement Officer

Margolit Hillsberg

Janney Montgomery Scott
SVP CHRO

Christin Joyner

AAA Club Alliance
EVP & CHRO

Jessica Kazmaier

Rite Aid
SVP & CHRO

Melanie Kennedy

American Water Works
SVP Human Resources

Janis Leigh

Giant Eagle
EVP and Chief People Officer

Dennis Lennon

AtlantiCare
Chief People Officer

Renee Lewandowski

Agilent Technologies
Global Head of Business Human Resources

Marcia Lyssy

BDP International
CHRO

Heidi Manna

Jazz Pharmaceuticals
CHRO

Katherine McEvilly

Covestro US
VP, Head of HR - US

Brigette McInnis-Day

UiPath
Chief People Officer

Margorie Michele

Penn Medicine
Vice President HR Operations

Ann Miller

Westinghouse Electric Co
CHRO

Meghan Patton

Jefferson Health
SVP HR & Associate CHRO

Daniel Ross

Day & Zimmermann Group
CHRO & SVP HR

Lisa Santin

Graham Packaging
EVP HR

Jen Schulte

Cubesmart
CHRO

Tina Simmons

Comcast
Senior VP, Human Resources (Central Division)

Michael Smith

Navient Corp
SVP & CHRO

Kari Stevens

Cigna
EVP, CHRO

Bill Strahan

Comcast
Executive VP, Human Resources

Pamela Teufel

Main Line Health
SVP & CHRO

Shannon Thomas

EnerSys
CHRO

Barry Thrutchley

Puratos
VP HR / US CHRO

Carmen Twyman

BlackRock Inc
Global Head of HR Risk and Compliance

Peggy Verdi

Subaru of America
CHRO

Kelli Walsh

D&H Distributing
Chief People Officer

Glennis Williams

MSA Safety Inc
VP & CHRO


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today.

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  2. Reshaping a Corporate Culture that Thrives in a Hybrid Environment
  3. Investing in the Right HR Technology to Drive Growth and Meet Business Expectations

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

August 9, 2024 | 1 hour

Philadelphia CHRO Town Hall

Next-Generation Leadership — a Human-Centric Approach

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

November 2024 | 1 day

Philadelphia CHRO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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