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Mark Thursday, May 18 on your calendars. You don't want to miss the Penn Supplier Diversity Forum & Expo. This event will bring together local and diverse suppliers, Penn buyers, local agencies and organizations to celebrate supplier diversity; showcase the resources available to local, diversity, and small businesses; and provide an excellent opportunity for business networking.

Hosted by Penn's Executive Vice President, Craig R. Carnaroli, the day's program begins with the Forum featuring a panel discussion with business and community leaders regarded as agents of change driving community and economic development across Philadelphia neighborhoods. Panelists include:

  • Beth Bayrd, Marketing Manager, Bon Appetit Management Company:
  • Della Clark, President, the Enterprise Center;
  • Garry Maddox, CEO and Majority Owner, A. Pomerantz & Co;
  • Gabriel Mandujano, Founder and President, Wash Cycle Laundry; and,
  • Todd Rose, President, Telrose Corporation

The outdoor Expo on College Green along Locust Walk will immediately follow the Forum, which will bring together local and diverse suppliers showcasing their services before the Penn buying community. To gain access to and visit with suppliers and several community organizations in the tented area, advance registration is required.



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