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Craig R. Carnaroli, Host and Moderator

Craig R. Carnaroli has been shaping Penn's physical campus, financial strength and operational efficiency as Executive Vice President since 2004. Reporting to President Amy Gutmann, Mr. Carnaroli is the University's most senior business officer with a wide-ranging portfolio including nine distinct business functions: audit, compliance and privacy; budget and management analysis; business services; facilities and real estate services; finance; human resources; investments; information systems and computing; and public safety. During his tenure at Penn, Mr. Carnaroli has led a variety of initiatives to support Penn's myriad operations, including: enhancing long-term credit ratings; increasing student financial aid; reducing Penn's carbon footprint, and planning Penn's campus with a 30-year horizon by adding several hundred-thousand square-feet of new facilities. Mr. Carnaroli volunteers as a member of the following boards: The University City District (Chair); the University City Science Center, (Chair); Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (Executive Committee); and Visit Philadelphia (Chair, Finance Committee).


Beth Bayrd

A Tennessee native and graduate of the University of Tennessee, Beth Bayrd joined the Bon Appetit Management Company team at the University of Pennsylvania in June, 2013 as their Marketing Manager.  Previously, she held various roles with Sodexo ranging from Catering Operations Coordinator at Portland State University to Brand Manager for the United States Marine Corps in Wilmington, NC.  A strong interest in sustainability and a passion for food led her to Bon Appetit, a company recognized for its emphasis on creating and sustaining relationships with local farms and small businesses. She regularly engages with chefs, students, community members, and national thought leaders on the various issues confronting the food industry.  Her roles and responsibilities at Penn include working closely with Penn Dining on strategic initiatives, event coordination, brand launches such as Beefsteak and Tortas Frontera, and overall communications for the Bon Appetit brand at the University of Pennsylvania.


Della Clark

Since 1992, Ms. Clark has brought her vision for minority entrepreneurship to fruition as President of The Enterprise Center (TEC), an organization guided by the mission to cultivate and invest in minority entrepreneurs to inspire working together for economic growth in communities.  The Enterprise Center accomplishes this by accelerating the capacity of minority business enterprises to compete in any marketplace through business education, access to capital, management support, and connections.

Under Ms. Clark’s leadership, businesses have been made to count through more than $ 502 million in contracts, $91 million in financing, and 2,713 jobs created through MBC-PA.  Minority- and women-owned businesses have secured more than $4.3 million in loans to start, grow, and succeed through The Enterprise Center Capital Corporation.  And, more than $5.5 million was raised to construct the Dorrance H. Hamilton Center for Culinary Enterprises, a 13,000+ square foot LEED-silver certified food business incubator and hub of community health and nutrition resources in West Philadelphia in 2012.

In 2016, Della Clark received the Abe Venable Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement for making a significant contribution to minority entrepreneurship from Secretary Penny Pritzker, US Dept of Commerce.


Garry Maddox

Garry L. Maddox is a Philadelphia-area businessman and former Philadelphia Phillies centerfielder. During his distinguished 14-year career in major league baseball, he was the recipient of eight Gold Glove awards and was a member of the 1980 World Champion Phillies team. Mr. Maddox is the Principal and CEO of A. Pomerantz & Co. which specializes in corporate office furniture and related services and is also the president of World Wide Concessions, Inc., offering customized advertising and promotions.

In addition to having been a trustee at Neumann University, Mr. Maddox received a Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary Degree in May 2003.  In June 2011 Mr. Maddox also received a Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary Degree from Goodwin College, East Hartford, Connecticut.   Mr. Maddox has served on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and The National Adoption Center. He currently sits on the board of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey and the Philadelphia Sports Congress.

Mr. Maddox is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1984 Young Leaders of Philadelphia Award, the first Garry Maddox Award established by the Child Guidance Clinic, the Philadelphia Sportswriters First Annual Humanitarian Award, the Roberto Clemente Award, and the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award. In November 2015 Mr. Maddox was inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.

In 2000, Mr. Maddox founded the Youth Golf and Academics Program, a non-profit organization that provides tutoring and golf instruction to elementary school, at-risk children who live in low-income, high crime neighborhoods. Over the past nine years, YGAP has served over 700 children in grades 1-4 in the Philadelphia area.


Gabriel Mandujano

As CEO, Gabriel sets Wash Cycle Laundry’s strategic direction, recruits and coaches its management team, and manages relationships with investors and key external partners.  Prior to launching Wash Cycle, Gabriel served as the Director of Strategic Alliances for the Centro de Transporte Sustentable in Mexico City, and as the Executive Director of the Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation, a non-profit urban revitalization organization based in West Philadelphia.  In 2013, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter appointed him to the Philadelphia Works Board of Directors, which is Philadelphia's primary workforce development agency, and in 2016, he joined its Executive Committee.  He is a summa cum laude graduate of the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania, and earned master’s degrees at the University of Cambridge and the London School of Economics as a Marshall Scholar, where he completed his masters' thesis on workforce development strategies associated with the London Olympics.


Todd Rose

Todd A. Rose is President and Chief Executive Officer of Telrose Corporation, a Tier one office supplier in the Philadelphia metro area.

Mr. Rose started his company from his West Philadelphia apartment in 1995. He earned the trust of the University of Pennsylvania as a sales executive for his former employer. That relationship was a springboard for the University of Pennsylvania becoming his very first customer. Now 22 years later, the University of Pennsylvania is Telrose Corp.’s largest customer. Through a consistent level of quality work, Mr. Rose has expanded Telrose Corp. from one person operation to a 20 employee multi-million dollar enterprise.

Telrose Corporation provides Tier one service to University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Day and Zimmermann and Ricoh USA. In addition, Telrose Corp provides Tier 2 delivery services to Philadelphia Academic and Collegiate Cooperative, the Philadelphia School District, AmeriHealth Caritas and other local area businesses.

Mr. Rose is always striving to create a positive impact in the communitieswhere he works and lives: serving as mentor to young African American males, offering his expertise as a business coach and creating employment opportunities for local residents. (Telrose Corp has proudly hired 32 West Philadelphia residents over the years!)