Meet our team

Meet the leaders who combine professional expertise with passion for community to deliver unforgettable experiences for Philadelphia.

Michael DelBene

President & CEO 

Nicole Allen White


Amanda Kaster

Vice President of Sponsorships & Community Impact

Kellianne DeBlase

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Zorita Dorsey

Festival Director

Matt Dennis

Director of Marketing & Communications

Lauren Rotella

Director of Sponsorship Sales & Fulfillment

Alexa Albanese

Manager, Marketing & Communications. 

Brenda Goldsmith


Andrea Lopez


Board of Directors

Honorable Jim Kenney

Mayor of Philadelphia, Board Chair

Leigh Whitaker

Director of City Relations, University of Pennsylvania

Honorable Judge Dan Anders

Court of Common Pleas

Jennifer Rodriguez

CEO, Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Michael DelBene

President & CEO, Welcome America, Inc.

Michael Barnes

Business Agent, IATSE

City Councilwoman Cindy Bass

City of Philadelphia

Lori Bruce

Public Relations Manager, Wawa

Ric Harris

President & General Manager, NBC10 / Telemundo62 / NBC Sports Philadelphia

Jennifer Nagle

Interim President and CEO, Independence Visitor Center Corporation

Michael Newmuis

Head of Impact, FS Investments

Obra Kernodle

Director, Government Relations, American Airlines

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