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June 21, 2024

Meet PIDC’s New Team Members – Summer 2024

PIDC keeps growing! We’re excited to announce the addition of several talented individuals to our team. They bring with them decades of experience across a wide range of industries and organizations, including economic development, energy management, and finance. Their diverse backgrounds and expertise will help us continue to drive economic growth and foster development all

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May 29, 2024

Celebrating PIDC Staff Anniversaries & Accolades 

Here at PIDC, we’re lucky to have a team of dedicated professionals committed to helping drive growth to every corner of Philadelphia. It’s our hardworking staff that allow us to create lasting impact in our city. So we’re celebrating some major staff milestones, a testament to the hard work and resilience these team members exhibit

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April 24, 2024

Saying Thank You to PIDC’s Administrative Stars

Today, April 24th, is Administrative Professionals Day and the team at PIDC extends our heartfelt gratitude to the often behind-the-scenes, unsung heroes who keep our workplace running smoothly — our administrative assistants, coordinators, and receptionists.  From managing schedules to coordinating meetings, these professionals are the backbone of our organization, ensuring efficiency and productivity in every

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Furry Friends

April 11, 2024

Meet the Pets of PIDC

We’re pet people here at PIDC. From wagging tails to shiny shells (and one very special plant), our pets have a special place in our hearts. So today, we’re celebrating National Pet Day, a day to acknowledge the joy and love that pets bring to our lives by introducing you to our favorite companions. Our

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March 8, 2024

Recognizing the Women that Power PIDC on International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day, a global celebration dedicated to women’s rights and equality. On this day, we honor the incredible women who help power PIDC’s efforts to drive growth across Philadelphia. These individuals have offered their talents and expertise to serve small business owners of all backgrounds and to raise the profile

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October 20, 2023

Meet PIDC’s New Team Members – Fall 2023

PIDC continues to grow, drawing from Philadelphia’s top talent. We recently hired an excellent group of hardworking, talented, and experienced employees in various fields. It is our pleasure to introduce you to our new additions to the PIDC team! Holly Alsentzer Hometown: Flourtown, PA Role at PIDC: Executive Assistant at the Navy Yard What role

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August 22, 2023

Get to Know PIDC’s Summer 2023 Interns

This summer, a few talented interns joined PIDC virtually to learn and assist us in driving growth to every corner of Philadelphia. Get to know our interns and the PIDC departments they assist. Plus, see why they think Philadelphia is a great place to study, work, and play. Ella Travis she/herSouth Philadelphia EDUCATION:Temple University, finance

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July 12, 2023

Getting To Know PIDC’s New President: Q&A With Jodie Harris

On June 1, 2023, Jodie Harris officially assumed the role of president of PIDC after serving nearly five years as the director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) with the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C. Jodie made history as the 12th chief executive and the first African American woman

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January 26, 2023

Introducing Our New PIDC Board Members

We are thrilled to welcome three new members to our PIDC Board of Directors. Meet our new members, Miguel Alban of Multicultural Banking Group, Jovan Goldstein of JT Goldstein, LLC, and Thomas A. K. Queenan of Mission First Housing Group. MIGUEL ALBAN Senior Vice President & National DirectorMulticultural Banking Group, Customers Bank Miguel Alban is

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January 26, 2023

Meet PIDC’s New Team Members – Winter 2023

PIDC continues to grow, drawing from Philadelphia’s top talent. We recently hired an excellent group of hardworking, talented, and experienced employees in various fields. It is our pleasure to introduce you to our new additions to the PIDC team! Alicia Santiago Wallkill, NYNavy Yard Analyst & Project Manager What role will you play in helping

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January 25, 2023

PIDC Celebrates Employee Milestones for Q4 of 2022

All of our employees are such a significant part of our team and we couldn’t imagine our workplace without them. Recently, a few of our employees reached their anniversary milestones and/or received a promotion. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievements.  Our employees have all worked hard for their accomplishments and we truly

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November 17, 2022

Meet PIDC’s New Team Members – Fall 2022

PIDC continues to grow, drawing from Philadelphia’s top talent. We recently hired an excellent group of hardworking, talented, and experienced employees in various fields. It is our pleasure to introduce you to our new additions to the PIDC team! Luke Antonello Media, PA PIDC:Financial Services, Conduit Finance TITLE:Grants Administrator Q: What role will you play

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October 27, 2022

Meet Our New Board Members & Officers

Recently, we added new members to our PAID and PIDC Boards of Directors. Jim Engler, Esq, chief of staff and executive director of the office of the president for ChristianaCare Health System has joined the board of PAID and Emily Bittenbender, owner of Bittenbender Construction, LP has joined the PIDC board. Meet our new members

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July 26, 2022

Get to Know PIDC’s Summer 2022 Interns

This summer, a few talented interns joined PIDC virtually to learn and assist us in driving growth to every corner of Philadelphia. Get to know our interns and the PIDC departments they assist. Plus, see why they think Philadelphia is a great place to study, work, and play. Tamani Simmons Tucson, Arizona EDUCATION:University of Pennsylvania

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July 25, 2022

Meet PIDC’s New 2022 Team Members

PIDC continues to grow, drawing from Philadelphia’s top talent. We hired a great group of hardworking, talented, and experienced employees in various fields. It is our pleasure to introduce you to our new additions to the PIDC team! Kassandra Colon HOMETOWN: North Philadelphia DEPARTMENT: Portfolio Management TITLE: Loan Portfolio Monitor What role will you play

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June 29, 2022

PIDC Celebrates Employee Milestones

All of our employees are such a significant part of our team and we couldn’t imagine our workplace without them. Recently, a few of our employees reached their anniversary milestones and/or received a promotion. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievements.  Our employees have all worked hard for their accomplishments and we truly

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November 22, 2021

Meet PIDC’s 2021 New Team Members

PIDC continues to grow, drawing from Philadelphia’s top talent. This year, PIDC hired a great group of hardworking, talented, and experienced employees in various fields. It is our pleasure to introduce you to our new additions to the PIDC team! Courtney Reymond Travis HOMETOWN:Hamilton, MA DEPARTMENT:Operations TITLE:Executive Assistant to the EVP & Chief Operating Officer

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July 26, 2021

Meet the Summer 2021 PIDC Interns

[av_image src=’https://pidcphilablog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/interns-2021-zoom-computer-1000×400-1.jpg’ attachment=’10293′ attachment_size=’full’ align=’center’ styling=” hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ custom_class=” admin_preview_bg=”][/av_image] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” custom_class=” admin_preview_bg=”] This summer, 10 talented interns from various parts of the world joined PIDC virtually to learn and assist us in driving growth to every corner of Philadelphia. Get

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