Thank you to all of our event attendees from last week’s panel, “Intergenerational Leadership: Closing the Generation Gap on Boards,” hosted by the Regional Foundation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Below you will find the biographies from all of our fabulous panelists, as well as a short list of resources that they mentioned during the panel.

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Moderated by…

Nancy Dunleavy

Founder & CEO, Dunleavy & Associates

  • Board Chair, Gwynedd Mercy University Board of Trustees
  • Treasurer, Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Trustees
  • Vice-Chair, North Penn Community Health Foundation Board of Directors

Nancy Dunleavy is the founder and CEO of Dunleavy & Associates, a woman-owned business founded in 2001 to empower charitable organizations to achieve their fullest potential. Nancy was named by LEADERSHIP Philadelphia as one of Philadelphia’s “Top 101 Connectors” and by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the 25 Women of Distinction in 2006 and one of the top 100 women-owned businesses for the past three consecutive years. She was also named as a 2013 Philadelphia SmartCEO Brava! Awards winner.

Prior to launching Dunleavy & Associates, she served for ten years as Chief Financial Officer and then two years as the Senior Vice President for Corporate Development for Friends Hospital and Behavioral Health System. A 2006 alumna of the Anne B. Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series, Nancy accepted a 2012 appointment to the Whitpain Township Planning Commission.

Resources Mentioned During the Panel:

Panelists included:

David Gloss

Founder & CEO, Here’s My Chance

  • Trustee, Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement Board of Directors
  • Advisory Board Member, Philadelphia Museum of Art Information & Interpretive Technologies Committee
  • Advisory Board Member, Schools for Sustainability
  • Director Emeritus, The Spruce Foundation

Before launching Here’s My Chance, David spent three years working with Artists & Instigators, a Marc Ecko venture capital and innovation group, supporting investor relations and market due diligence. His work has been featured on local and national media outlets including the Today Show, TechCrunch, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. David holds an MBA in International Business from Temple University’s Fox School. He is the Mobile Application Board Advisor of Zagster, a TechStars company,

Resources Mentioned During the Panel:

  • Giving to the Regional Foundation Center

Dan Kaufman

Associate Director, Nonprofit Board Leadership Program at The Wharton School

  • Former Secretary, Men In Motion In the Community (MIMIC) Board of Directors

Dan is Associate Director for the Nonprofit Board Leadership Program, and is responsible for student programming related to leadership in the local community. He also manages partnerships with more than 75 nonprofit organizations in the Delaware Valley. Dan came to the Wharton Leadership Program from Congreso de Latinos Unidos, where he managed the growth and development of the agency’s institutional partnership with Harcum College. Before Congreso, he taught high school English in Camden, New Jersey through Teach For America. He remains connected to the communities he has worked in, and recently ended a term as secretary of the board of directors of MIMIC, a North Philadelphia nonprofit focused on mentoring and engaging at-risk youth.

Resources Mentioned During the Panel:

  • Drexler/Sibbet Model of Team Performance

Claire Robertson-Kraft

Post-Doctoral Fellow and Research Director, University of Pennsylvania

  • Co-Founder at President at PhillyCORE Leaders
  • Vice-Chair of the Board at Russell Byers Charter School
  • Board Member at Leadership Philadelphia
  • Board Member at Youth Build Philadelphia

Claire works as an education researcher, helping states, districts, and charter schools implement comprehensive approaches to teacher evaluation and development. She is also very active in the civic community in Philadelphia, serving on the boards of PhillyCORE Leaders, Russell Byers Charter School, YouthBuild Philadelphia and Leadership Philadelphia. She loves this city and wants to make this the place that young professionals want to come and settle. Her specialties include policy development, program evaluation, and non-profit management.

Resources Mentioned During the Panel:

Christina Wong

Production Manager, ESM Productions

  • Vice Chair, Young Professionals Network of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
  • Trustee, Philadelphia University
  • Board Member, Hospitality Industry Advisory Board, School District of Philadelphia

An experienced communications, event and production planning professional, Christina has been working at ESM Productions since 2006. She began as an intern in college as a Production Assistant. Upon graduating from Philadelphia University, she became a full-time Production Coordinator. She is now a Production Manager for the 18 year-old company. As a Production Manager, Christina oversees production crews ranging from 5-100 people, manages small and large scale budgets, creates and manages production schedules and communicates with clients and vendors on a daily basis. Christina also manages talent acquisitions.

Christina graduated from Philadelphia University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising. She also serves on the the Philadelphia University Alumni Board, the School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Career and Technical Education Hospitality Industry Advisory Board, the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, where she serves as Vice Chair to the YPN Advisory Board, and she serves on the Philadelphia University Board of Trustees, the first recent graduate ever nominated to the Board of Trustees

Resources Mentioned During the Panel:

  • Leadership Now (a board prep program of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce)