Center for Leadership

Program Archives


Internet Searching/Using Job Search Websites and Using Job Gateway
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Neumann University, President's Board Room, RAB, 4th Floor

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Workplace Professionalism
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Neumann Computer Lab TBD 

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Internet Searching/Using Job Search Websites and Using Job Gateway
Monday, November 20, 2017 
9:30 am to 11:30 am 

Neumann Computer Lab TBD 

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Wardrobes for Work Open House
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Using Linkedin, Facebook and Social Media for Career Growth
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Neumann Computer Lab TBD 

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New Models in Philanthropy – Recent Trends In Trusts, Charitable Giving, Online Giving, Grants, Funding, EITC
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Student Multipurpose Hall, 
John J. Mullen Communications Room/Bruder Life Center 

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Wardrobes for Work Program – Open House
September 8, 2017 
10:00 am to 2:00 pm 

Rocco A. Abessinio Building, 2nd Floor

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Resumé and Interviewing Workshop – Job Series
September 13, 2017 
9:30 am to 11:30 am 

Neumann Computer Lab TBD

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Communications Primer: Meet the News Directors and Learn How to Tell Your Story
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 
10:30 am to 1:30 pm

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Opioid Safety and Education
Thursday, June 15, 2017 
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Using Linkedin, Facebook and Social Media in Your Career
Thursday, June 1, 2017 
9:30 am to 11:30 am

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Internet Job Search - Using Job Gateway

Friday, April 21, 2017 
9:30 am to 11:30 am

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Resumé Writing and Mock Interviews
Thursday, April 6, 2017 
9:30 am to 11:30 am

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Cyber Safety and Social Media: 
What Today's Digital Citizen Needs to Know

December 13, 2016

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Elder Care: Promoting and Protecting the Rights of the Elderly

December 2, 2016

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Planning and Preparing for an Active Shooter

Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Grantmaking and Fundraising in the Digital Age 

Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Benjamin Bolas
Kelly Colvin
Richard Fox
Alex Rahn
Alex Rahn (PDF)

Women in STEM Careers: Expanding the Talent Pool 
 Thursday, November 12, 2015
Michael Pahides
Sylvia Riviello
Michael Pahides (PDF)
Managing Director
Center of Effort, LLC
Sylvia Riviello (PDF)
Department Head, Math & Science
Neumann University
Mitra Taheri
Tracey Welson-Rossman
Mitra Taheri (PDF)
Hoeganaes Associate Professor, Drexel
University College of Engineering
Tracey Welson-Rossman (PDF)
Chief Marketing Officer
Chariot Solutions

The Energy Industry is Transforming Southeastern Pennsylvania: What’s In It For You and Your Organization?
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Adam Gattuso
Michael Krancer
Adam Gattuso (PDF)
Government Affairs & Communications Director, Monroe Energy
Michael Krancer (PDF)
Partner, Chair, Energy Industry Team
Blank Rome LLP
Joe McGinn, Jr.
Shari Williams
Joe McGinn, Jr. (PDF)
Senior Manager, Public Affairs
Sunoco Logistics
Shari Williams (PDF)
Community Outreach Manager
Marcellus Shale Coalition

Going Green: How Environmental Sustainability Improves
Your Bottom Line

Thursday, September 10, 2015
James Dodd
Steve Harvey
James Dodd (PDF)
Operations Manager, SAP
North America Headquarters
Steve Harvey (PDF)
Steve Harvey Law LLC
Gerald Jones
Michael Lang
Gerald Jones (PDF)
President and Founder
Union Core America LLC
Michael Lang (PDF)
Provident Energy Consulting, LLC
Kristie Pappal
Kristie Pappal (PDF)
Vice President, Human Resources
The Philadelphia Eagles


Keeping Students Safe at Large Public Events: What Leaders Need to Know
Safe Schools Summit Presenters



Jonathan Peri, Esq. Vice President and General Counsel, Neumann University and Director, Neumann Center for Leadership
Jack Whelan, Delaware County District Attorney
Mario Civera, Chairperson, Delaware County Council

Louis Lappen, First United States Attorney for the Eastern District of PA

Derrick Sawyer, Fire Commissioner, Philadelphia Fire Department

John Guest, Director, Mid-Atlantic Regional Protective Services Division, Department of Homeland Security

Ronald Stanko, Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Homeland Security
Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26th District)
Timothy Boyce, Homeland Security Director, Delaware County 
District Attorney's Office


Dr. Sam Lemon, Director & Assistant Professor, M.S. in Organizational & Strategic Leadership, Neumann University


Domestic Terrorism
Louis D. Lappen, First United States Attorney for the Eastern District of PA
Joseph Metzinger, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigations
Daniel Tantino, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigations
John Guest, Director, Mid-Atlantic Regional Protective Services Division, Department of Homeland Security


School Threats
Kenneth Beauchamp, U.S. Secret Service


Transportation Safety & Security
Lt. John Arnold, SEPTA Police


Medical Management
Jeremiah Laster, Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia Fire Department


Criminal Intelligence and Suspicious Activity Reporting
Corporal Courtney Voorhees, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal
Intelligence Section

Ronald Stanko, Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Homeland Security


Active Shooter Management

Lt. John Yunk, Pennsylvania State Police


Preparing for the Democratic National Convention: Logistics, Economics, Security and Legal Considerations
Julie Coker Graham
Executive Vice President, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Kevin A. Feeley
Bellevue Communications Group
Meryl Levitz
President and CEO
Kevin Washo
Executive Director
Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee
Promoting and Preparing for the Pope:
Faith, Logistics, Economics, Security, and Legal Considerations
Dr. Mary Beth Yount
Director of Content and Programming, World Meeting of Families - Philadelphia 2015
Donna Crilley Farrell
Executive Director, World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015
Jay Devine
Vice Chair, Communications and Marketing Committee, World Meeting of Families 2015
Danielle McNichol
Director of HR and In-house Counsel, World Meeting of Families 2015
Polarization in Politics: Building Consensus and Civility
Congressman Ryan A. Costello
Pennsylvania 6th District
Senator Tom McGarrigle
26th Legislative District
State Rep. Margo Davidson
164th Legislative District
Mayor Rohan K. Hepkins
Borough of Yeadon
Dr. G. Terry Madonna
Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College 
State Rep. Jamie Santora
163rd Legislative District 



Cyber-security: How Safe is Our Information?
Rep. Patrick Meehan
7th Congressional District
James D. Schultz
General Counsel, Commonwealth PA
Joseph Callahan
CEO, Ciright Companies
Shiraz Saeed
Cyber Liability Product Specialist, AIG


The Path to Prosperity in America
Senator Pat Toomey
Daniel J. DiLucchio
Altman Weil, Inc.


From Philadelphia to the World: Leading in a Global Environment
Jack Ferguson
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau
Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola 
State of Pennsylvania

Dino Ramos

World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Leadership
Carol Burns
Intact Vascular
Beth Duffy
Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
Carolyn Dumaresq
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Binney Wietlisbach
Haverford Trust
Leadership, Risk Taking, and Resiliency
Marianne Grace
Delaware County
Senior Judge Frank T. Hazel
Delaware County Court of Common Pleas
Will Morey
Morey Organization
Joe White
Get Life Coaching
Envisioning and Shaping the Future
Tore Fiore
Brandywine Conference & Visitors Bureau
Sharon Pinkenson
Greater Philadelphia Film Office
Bruce Toll
Toll Brothers
How Corporate Responsibility & Community Service Affect Your Brand
Don Bernhard 
PPL Electric Utilities
Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake
Independence Blue Cross
Jay Devine
Devine and Partners
Catherine Judge Cardillo 
Mercy Health System
Business, Non-Profit & Public Sector Relationships
William Baldwin 
Delaware County Bar Association
Alex Rahn 
Wanner Associates
How Corporations & Entrepreneurs Can Partner with the Region’s
Emerging Industries
Kathleen Brunner
Acumen Analytics
Edmond M. Ianni 
EMI Strategic Capital
Pat Killian
Delaware County Commerce Center
Jeff Rotwitt
Sun Center Studios
Differentiating Your Leadership through Integrity, Values and Ethics
James Nevels
The Swarthmore Group
Siobhan Reardon 
The Free Library
Jack Whelan
Delaware County District Attorney
Sharpening the Saw: The Power of Emotional, Physical and Ethical Renewal
Dan DiLucchio 
Altman Weil
Stephen Gallagher 
Paulette Matuszewski
Center City Chiropractic and Rehab
Cecilia McCormick
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Leadership Ethics
J. Mark Baiada
BAYADA Home Health Care
James Nevels
The Swarthmore Group
Bill Whitmore
AlliedBarton Security Services
Communication With Grantmakers in the Current Fiscal Climate
Kim Flaville
The Connelly Foundation
Debra A. Kahn
Delaware Valley Grantmakers
Michelle Montgomery
W. W. Smith Charitable Trust
Women in Leadership
Sue Schick
UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual of Pennsylvania 
Catherine M. Cahill
Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Esperanza Martinez Neu
AmerisourceBergen Corporation
Fundraising for Organizations and Individual Leaders
Gary L. Perecko
Main Line Health/Riddle Memorial Hospital 
Donald W. Kramer
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
Jaime L. Howard
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
When the Media Comes Knocking: Dealing with the Unexpected
Jack Stollsteimer
PA Treasury Department’s Bureau of
Unclaimed Property
David Madden
Kevin Feeley
Bellevue Communications Group
Mike Neilon
6ABC Action News
Fundraising for Organizations and Individual Leaders
Robbe Healey
Association of Fundraising Professionals International
Mark Gleason
Philadelphia School Partnership
Christine M. Costello
Finance Director for the Majority Leader of the Pennsylvania State Senate
Board Leadership
Robert Powelson
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Rip Tilden
Markarios Consulting, LLC
Bob Schena
Rajant Corporation
Colleen Morrone
Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County
Public Sector Leadership
Ed Rendell
Former PA Governor 
Robert Jubelirer
Former PA State Senator
Beth Zenuk
Chief of Staff for PA State Representative

Leading Others

Peter A. Luukko
Keith Wyche
ACME Markets
Karen Buchholz
Comcast Corporation
Tad Decker
Cozen O’Connor


Darlene Daggett
Ikatu International
Bill Covaleski
Victory Brewing Company
Melinda F. Emerson
Quintessence Multimedia

Board Leadership

Ann Thornton Field
Cozen O’Connor
Fran Pierce
Data Systems Analysts, Inc.
Effective and Persuasive Communications
Larry Kane
TV Journalist/Broadcaster
Public Sector Leadership
Dominic Pileggi
Pennsylvania State Senator
Fiduciary Responsibility and Financial Management
Donald J. Weiss
The Core of Leadership
Nick Sakiewicz
Keystone Sports and Entertainment LLC