Philadelphia Business Journal: LGBT Awards

IBA media partner, Philadelphia Business Journal, presents the 2016 LGBT Awards. This event will recognize the top 25 LGBT owned companies as well as the top LGBT Business Advocates.


Update: Nominations have closed as of Friday, September 16th. Mark your calendar for November 10th’s award ceremony.

Ticketing: IBA members receive discounted tickets with codeIBA2016″ – available for purchase here.

2016 Honorees

Chip Alfred
Philadelphia FIGHT

Rachel Stevenson
OutWord Today
LGBT Equity Alliance

Brian Seaman
Stradley Ronon

Danielle Ryan
Fox Rothschild

David Huting
PNC Wealth Management

Jason Derstine
Alura Business Solutions

Jade Gasper
Mark It Alternatives

Angela Giampolo
Giampolo Law Group

Rosalind Sutch
Drucker & Scacetti

Sean Montgomery & Todd Bavol
Integrity Staffing Solutions

Scott Gray
Gray Consulting International

David Schellenberg

David Jefferys
Altus Agency

Cecilia Isaacs-Blundin

Marc Coleman
Tactile Group

Tracy Levesque & Mia Levesque
Yikes Inc.

LGBT Companies

These companies are either headquartered or do a substantial amount of business in Greater Philadelphia. They all received a perfect 100 score from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on corporate equality.
American Airlines

Bank of America

Blank Rome LLP

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Caesar’s Entertainment Corp.

Campbell Soup Co.


Chubb Corp.

Comcast NBCUniversal

Dechert LLP

Deloitte LLP



IKEA Holding US Inc.


Lincoln National Corp.

Merck & Co. Inc.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP

PNC Financial Services Group Inc.

Reed Smith LLP

SAP America Inc.

TD Bank N.A.

Vanguard Group Inc.

Wells Fargo & Co.

Questions about the event?  Contact Jason Garrison at

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