On Tuesday, October 17, Arbill's Philadelphia headquarters was the site of Congressman Brendan Boyle's Women Business Leaders Roundtable. The event was hosted and led by Arbill's CEO, Julie Copeland.
The purpose of the Roundtable was for women business executives in the Philadelphia region to share their thoughts and insights on relevant topics with Congressman Boyle to help him better understand how they impact not only their business, but also the greater business climate in the Philadelphia region.
Topics that were discussed included tax reform, healthcare reform, access to capital and the Small Business Association and access to federal funding programs.
The executives in attendance were Julie Copeland: CEO and Roundtable Host, Arbill; Kelly L. Beard: CEO, Joyce's Soulful Cuisine; Sheryl L. Axelrod: President and CEO, The Axelrod Firm, PC; Lan Hu: Hutec Engineering Inc.; Peggy Pacella: CEO, M.A.P Consulting Services, Inc.; Allison O'Kelly: CEO and Founder, Corps Team Solutions; Catherine N. Harrington: Harrington & Associates, PC; Dana Donofree: Founder and CEO, AnaOno Intimates; Kiki Bolender: CEO, Bolender Architects; Katrin Hillner: President & CEO, PCN; Pamela Pendleton: President and CEO, Creative Independence Alliance and Heather Russell Fine of Griesing Law.
The event was so successful that additional Women Business Leaders Roundtables are being planned.