Advisory Committee Members

We appreciate these community leaders who contribute to On the Table Philly by providing guidance, outreach and participation.

Advisory Committee
Jeff Guaracino
Jeff Guaracino
President & Chief Executive Officer
Visit Philadelphia

As president and CEO of VISIT PHILADELPHIA, Jeff Guaracino is charged with building the region’s image, driving visitation and boosting the economy. Guaracino — who assumed the role in October 2018 — was selected by the VISIT PHILADELPHIA board of directors following an extensive national search.

With 20 years of experience in travel and organizational management, he has previously worked for Welcome America, Inc., the Atlantic City Alliance and The Franklin Institute.

Before being named VISIT PHILADLPHIA’s president and CEO, Guaracino served the company’s communications team for more than a decade. During that time, he worked on many of VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s groundbreaking marketing campaigns, including Philly’s More Fun When You Sleep Over® and With Love, Philadelphia XOXO®, and he developed the pioneering Philadelphia – Get Your History Straight And Your Nightlife Gay®.

Bernard Dagenais
Bernard Dagenais
President and Chief Executive Officer
Main Line Chamber of Commerce
Andrew Frishkoff
Andrew Frishkoff
Executive Director
LISC, Philadelphia

Andrew Frishkoff has served as Executive Director of Philadelphia LISC since 2011. He has dedicated his adult life to addressing issues of affordable housing and community development, with more than 30 years of experience.

Deborah Diamond
Deborah Diamond
PhD, President
Campus Philly

Deborah joined Campus Philly in 2010 as president. She began her career as a college professor, teaching political philosophy at Columbia University and Bryn Mawr College. But after falling in love with Philadelphia as a place to live, she shifted focus, launched a career in market research and joined Visit Philadelphia as their first director of research and strategy. Working and raising two kids in the city has led to a deep appreciation of Philadelphia’s playgrounds, public schools, and errands easily done on a walk home from work. Deborah holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She is chair of the board of the Greater Philly Hillel Network. Contact Deborah at deborah@campusphilly.org

Sharmain Matlock Turner
Sharmain Matlock Turner
President and CEO
Urban Affairs Coalition
Rob Wonderling
Rob Wonderling
President and CEO
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
Anuj Gupta
Anuj Gupta
General Manager
Reading Terminal Market
Frances Sheehan
Frances Sheehan
President
The Foundation for Delaware County
Rick Sauer
Rick Sauer
Executive Director
Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations
Bill Golderer
Bill Golderer
President and CEO
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
Siobhan Reardon
Siobhan Reardon
President and Director
Free Library of Philadelphia
Shaun Elliott
Shaun Elliott
President and CEO
Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA
Doug Oliver
Doug Oliver
Vice President, Communications
PECO
Michael Days
Michael Days
Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion
Philadelphia Inquirer
Pedro Ramos
Pedro Ramos
President and CEO
Philadelphia Foundation
Ellen Hwang
Ellen Hwang
Program Director
KNIGHT FOUNDATION
Executive Director of Second Century Initiatives & Corporate Partnerships

Diane Melley is Executive Director of Second Century Initiatives & Corporate Partnerships for The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF). Melley leads planning, execution, and partnership-building, in support of a year-long series of initiatives launching TPF’s second century of civic and philanthropic leadership in the community. Melley also leads the building of new strategic relationships with the corporate sector.

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