Philadelphia CHRO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CHROs in the Philadelphia community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

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

  1. Planning for and shaping the future of work
  2. Becoming the board's leader of human capital
  3. Transforming HR structure and strategy

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.

Co-Chairs

Peter Adebi

Nemours Health System
Chief Human Resources Officer

Fran Coady

Day & Zimmermann Group
SVP, HR

Susan Kelliher

The Chemours Co
Chief People Officer

Larry Kleinman

Highmark
EVP and CHRO

Kristie Pappal

Philadelphia Eagles
Vice President of Human Resources

Nancy Stefanowicz

NFI Industries
EVP & CHRO

Members

Calvin U. Allen

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Victoria Boyd Brifo

Air Products
SVP & CHRO

Scott Carroll

Global Container Terminals
CHRO

Patti Cassidy

FIS Global
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Clem Cheng

Comcast
SVP Human Resources for Xfinity Consumer Services

George Crowley

University of Pennsylvania
CHRO - Clinical Practices

Rhonda Curry

Gateway Health
CHRO

Margaret Dinneny

Wawa
Chief People Officer

Bob Donegan

Asplundh
Chief Human Resources Officer

Michele Estep

OceanFirst Financial Corp
EVP & Chief Administrative Officer

Ted Fries

EnerSys
Sr. Vice President Human Resources

Gerry Geckle

Universal Health Services
SVP, HR

Chris Giangrasso

Arkema Inc.
SVP HR Communications and Site Services

Dee Grosso

Freedom Mortgage
Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Bob Harrop

East Penn Manufacturing
Vice President, Human Resources

Jeanie Heffernan

Independence Blue Cross
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Vicki Henn

PNC
CHRO

Jack Heuer

University of Pennsylvania
VP, HR

Cameron Hicks

Teleflex
Vice President - Global Human Resources & Employee Communications

Margolit Hillsberg

Citadel
SVP & CHRO

Christin Joyner

AAA Club Alliance
EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Jessica Kazmaier

Rite Aid
SVP & CHRO

Melanie Kennedy

American Water Works
SVP Human Resources

Roxanne Klein

Knoll
Senior Vice President Human Resources

Jamie Korlesky

Cardone Industries
VP, CHRO

Janis Leigh

Giant Eagle
EVP and Chief People Officer

Renee Lewandowski

Agilent Technologies
Global Head of Business Human Resources

Marcia Lyssy

BDP International
CHRO

Heidi Manna

Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Chief Human Resources Officer

Kyle Matthews

FMC
Vice President, Human Resources

Donovan Mattole

Brenntag North America
Vice President Human Resources Americas

Brigette McInnis-Day

Google
VP HR

Sean McManus

De Lage Landen
SVP, HR

Barry Melnkovic

US Steel
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Margorie Michele

Penn Medicine
CHRO

Carol Pandza

AmeriHealth Caritas
SVP & CHRO

Meghan Patton

Jefferson Health
SVP HR & Associate CHRO

Michelle Piekutowski

Carnegie Mellon University
Associate VP, CHRO

Tony Rico

Goya Foods, Inc.
Director, Human Resources

Russell Showers

Tower Health
SVP Chief Human Resources Officer

Carmen Twyman

BlackRock Inc
Director, Human Resources

Peggy Verdi

Subaru of America
CHRO

Kelli Walsh

D&H Distributing
Senior Vice President Human Resources

Glennis Williams

MSA Safety Inc
VP & CHRO

Upcoming Events


Virtual Programs

June 22, 2021

Philadelphia CHRO Virtual Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led, half-day virtual program with new connections and actionable insights.

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December 15, 2021

Philadelphia CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Philadelphia CHRO Virtual Town Hall

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

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