Board and Staff

The Independence Business Alliance is governed by a diverse group of professionals representing a cross-section of members from throughout the region. Board members serve two-year terms and are elected at the Annual Membership Meeting each June.

Officers

President

Anne E. Geary, Director, Research Project Management Office
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
pronouns: she/her/hers

Vice President

Elizabeth Wingfield, Associate
Ballard Spahr, LLP
pronouns: she/her/hers

Secretary

Carolyn Natrin, Business Performance Advisor
Insperity
pronouns: she/her/hers

Treasurer

Siobhan Neitzel, Director of Fund and Gift Financial Services
The Philadelphia Foundation
pronouns: she/her/hers

Executive Committee Members-At-Large

Kaela Blanks, Associate Director of Advisory
Seramount
pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/theirs

Mars Sharrock, Program Director
The Wardrobe
pronouns: he/him/his or they/them/theirs

Yuri Crusca, Associate Director, Business Continuity Management
Bristol Myers Squibb
pronouns: he/him/his
Governance Chair

Brett Murphy, Vice President, Tax and Family Office
General Atlantic
pronouns: he/him/his

Board Members

Shenelle Brooks, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager
Aramark
pronouns: she/her/hers

Peter Andrew Danzig-Palsencia, Director, Foundation Culture
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
pronouns: they/them/theirs

Sybil Davis, Director of Sales
Valley Forge Casino and Resort
pronouns: she/her/hers

Alistair Glover, Account Executive
Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
pronouns: he/him/his

Nick Lanzi, President and CEO
Direct Choice, INC
pronouns: he/him/his

Tia Lyles-Williams, Founder and CEO
Goffman Bougard (HelaPlex and LucasPye)
pronouns: she/her/
hers

Jone Magagna, President
Maycorr Print Group
pronouns: she/her/hers

Haleigh McDonald, DE&I Project Manager
Janney Montgomery Scott
pronouns: they/them/theirs or she/her/hers

Darius McLean, Chief Operation Officer and Director
The Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center and Empowerment Programs, William Way LGBT Center
pronouns: he/him/his

Lorena Plaza, Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis
Independence Blue Cross
pronouns: she/her/hers

Meg Rider, Divisional Director, Office of Patience and Family Centered Care
Jefferson Health Center City Division
pronouns: she/her/hers

Timothy Rissel, Customer Experience Manager
University City Science Center
pronouns: he/him/his

Amina Shahzad, Associate Director, Life Cycle Leader
Bristol Myers Squibb
pronouns: she/her/hers

Matthew Shapiro, Owner
Campus Copy Center
pronouns: he/him/his

Xinyu Xie, PhD Candidate, Statistics
University of Pennsylvania
pronouns: he/him/his

c3 Foundation Board

Tommy Berner, Community Business Development Officer
TD Bank
pronouns: he/him/his

Richard Horrow
Law Offices of C. Richard Horrow
pronouns: he/him/his

Marcus Iannozzi, Chief Digital Officer
Tech Impact
pronouns: he/him/his

Stephen Kulp, Principal Attorney
Kulp Legal, LLC
pronouns: he/him/his

Jenn McCullough, Senior Principal
Slalom Consulting
pronouns: she/her/hers

Dr. Erica Patterson, Director, Contracts Management and Supplier Diversity
Philadelphia Gas Works
pronouns: she/her/hers

Nathan Stone, Senior Account Executive
Esri
pronouns: he/him/his

Staff

Zachary Wilcha, Chief Executive Officer
pronouns: he/him/his

Maggie Morrin, Operations Coordinator
pronouns: she/her/hers

Sydni Perry-Anderson, TransWork Administrator
pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/theirs