The PICC’s leadership is comprised of business executives representing regional corporations, technology companies, investment businesses, professional firms, and academic institutions. They are committed to using their networks to support a strong business development initiative for Israeli companies in the region.
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Neil A. Cooper, Esq., Executive Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
J. Todd Abrams, Ph.D., Senior Director, New Ventures and Business Development at Temple University
Scott I. Feldman, Esq. Global Head, SAP HANA Customer Community, SAP
Matthew Fingerman, Wealth Manager, Bank of New York Mellon Wealth Management
E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, Esq., Attorney at Law, E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker, LLC
Fred Kaplan, CBM MBA, Director, Mazars USA LLP
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
David J. Allon, MBA, Managing Representative, Woodbury Financials
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mike Andrus, President/CEO, WeFeedUs
Renee Baker, DBA, Chief Marketing Officer, Carillon Tower Advisers, a Raymond James Subsidiary
John J. Churchill, Director of Business Consulting, Fortis Business Growth Accelerator
Omer Dekel, Sr. Director Strategy & Innovation – Broadband Cable & Satellite, Amdocs
Richard M. Fox, President & CEO, mClinical Technology LLC
Steven L. Friedman, Esq., Partner, Duane Morris LLP
Seth Freedman, Director of Corporate Development & Innovation at Independence Health Group, Independence Blue Cross
Zvi Grunwald, MD, Professor, Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, James D. Wentzler
Frank K. Klemens, Ph.D., DuPont Ventures, Managing Director, Director, Intellectual Assets Management, DuPont Emerging Innovation
Eric B. Kmiec, Ph.D., Director, Gene Editing Program Senior Research Scientist, Center for Translational, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute, Christiana Care Health System
Mike Krupit, Founder & Lead Coach, Trajectify LLC
Lori F. Reiner, Partner-in-Charge, Philadelphia, EisnerAmper LLP
Bernard C. Rudnick, Managing Partner, CapGenic Advisors, LLC
Fernando Sallés, Ph.D., VP, Head of Global Search, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Jonathan E Spanier, Ph.D., Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Professor of Engineering and Physics, Drexel University
Heather Steinman, Ph.D., MBA, Vice President, Business Development & Executive Director, Technology Transfer, The Wistar Institute
Richard A. Bendit, Esq., Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC
Beth Cohen, Esq., Director of Global Emerging Growth Services, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
H. Marc Tepper, Esq., Philadelphia Office Head, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C.
David Gitlin, Esq., Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
Morris Gocial, CPA, Partner, Marks Paneth
Benjamin Strauss, Esq., Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Howard Joffe, Esq., Executive Communications Counsel, Best Evidence, Inc.
Vered Nohi, Executive Director
Sidney Amster, Member, Investors Circle
David Briel, Executive Director, Center for Direct Investment, Office of International Business Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Ari D. Brooks, MD, Director of the Integrated Breast Center, Pennsylvania Hospital; Director, Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery and Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Rabbi Gary Charlestein, CEO, Premier Dental Products Co.
Andrew Cherry, Managing Director, KPMG LLP
Patrick M. Foley, First Vice President, Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc
Tami Fartis, Managing Member, Phoenician Ventures LLC
Kelly Gates, Managing Director , Gates and Company
Brett Goldman, Founder, Twenty-Two South Strategies, LLC
Marcel L. Groen, Esq., Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Allon Guez, Ph.D., Professor, ECE Department, Drexel University
Matt Handel, President, Skyran Biologics, Inc.
Gary Hecht, Esq., Fox Rothschild LLP
Immanuel K. John
Cynthia Kane, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, Delaware Department of State
Merom Klein, Ph.D., Principal, Courage Growth Partners
Nili Lesnik, General Manager, Golden Number Solution Corp.
Samuel Major, Tech Investor, Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE)
Pnina Mintz, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, The Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health
Sarah Plimpton Liebowitz, Director of Marketing, IPS Labs
Rivka Riven Kreitman, Ph.D., SVP, Head of Scientific Evaluation and Alliance Management, Global R&D, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Justin Rosenberg, Founder & Partner, Honeygrow
Kenny J. Simansky, Ph.D., Vice Dean for Research, Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Joel F. Smith, President & CEO, J.F. Smith & Associates
Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, Provost, Thomas Jefferson University; Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at TJU
Jordan Warshafsky, Partner, Ashton Tweed LTD.
Wayne Weisman, Partner, SCP Vitalife
Marina Zivik, CPA, Vice President and Chief Tax Officer, Trinseo
Joseph Zuritsky, Chairman & CEO, Parkway Corporation