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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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