With President & CEO Rob Wonderling, the Executive Team directs the Chamber’s actions on regional economy building, public policy advocacy, and membership services.
Andrea R. Allon
Chief Operating Officer
Andrea Allon is responsible for coordinating essential
Chamber activities with a major focus on two important ends: product and
service improvements which benefit our membership and financial stability of
Chamber operations. Working closely with GPCC business unit leaders, Andrea’s
responsibilities extend to Member Engagement, Membership Development, Programs
and Events, The Arts + Business Council and overall administrative support
Prior to joining the Chamber, Andrea was a Partner of Ernst
& Young LLP overseeing audit services provided to public companies
primarily in the financial services and technology industries. Andrea spent
over 20 years with Ernst & Young in the Philadelphia and New York offices.
She is a certified public accountant.
Andrea represents the Chamber on the Boards of the Arts and
Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for
Capital and Technologies, the Thomas Skelton Harrison Foundation and the
Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation where she serves as Vice Chair
and chairs the audit committee.
Andrea earned her MBA from Columbia University and a
Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Executive Director, Select Greater Philadelphia & Senior Vice President, Regional Marketing, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
As Executive Director of Select Greater Philadelphia, a
Council of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Matt leads the
region-wide team effort to market our 11-county neighborhood of northern
Delaware, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania to a national and
international audience as a top-tier place to establish and grow a business.
Select collaborates with business and civic leaders, state and county economic
development teams, and other partners to help infuse a new economic vibrancy
across our community by attracting new businesses that create new jobs.
Senior Vice President, Membership and Member Engagement
As Senior Vice President, Tara is responsible for the sponsorship budget of $1.9 million for over 150 events annually, as well as membership recruitment and retention efforts with an annual budget of $4.7 million.
Executive Director, Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia and Vice President, Member Engagement, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
As Executive Director of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia and Vice President of Member Engagement for the Chamber, Karin oversees ABC's investor base and advisory board with a focus on earned income and corporate sponsorship. Karin also produces ABC's nationally renowned programs, including Designing Leadership, CreativeXChange, and its Global Thought Leader series.
Vice President, State Legislative Affairs
As Vice President of State Legislative Affairs, Liz Ferry serves as the lead business advocate in Harrisburg for the Chamber. In addition, she manages the Chamber's communications and media relations efforts.
Executive Director, CEO Council for Growth and Vice President, Leadership Engagement, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
As the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s regional CEO Council for Growth, Claire Greenwood leads the work of nearly 60 business, higher education and civic leaders who commit their time and efforts to enhancing economic growth and prosperity in the tri-state region. Through Ms. Greenwood’s direction these regional leaders actively work to foster regional cooperation, enhance mobility, advance innovation and develop and retain talent in the region, with a focus on growing the energy and manufacturing and health care innovation sectors.
Additionally, in her role as Vice President of Leadership Engagement, Ms. Greenwood is responsible for leading the work of the Chamber’s Action Teams. The Action Teams are industry and subject matter specific initiatives designed to create deep engagement within Chamber member companies. These focused cohorts of outcomes-oriented, industry leaders collaborate on substantive work that directly impacts their businesses and our community.
As Controller, Dave manages all financial aspects of the Chamber, including: annual budgeting processes, monthly financial reporting, annual audit, investment portfolio, and 401k Plan. Dave supervises the activities of the Chamber’s Finance department staff.
Yvette A. Núñez
Vice President, Civic Affairs
As Vice President for Civic Affairs, Yvette leads the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth, a multi-year initiative to engage Mayor Jim Kenney and City Council in a shared agenda to promote economic growth and job creation in the City of Philadelphia. The Roadmap for Growth Action Team has more than 140 neighborhood and civic partner organizations. Yvette also oversees all Advocacy efforts concerning the Chamber member interests at City Hall, representing its positions before City Council, the Mayor's Office, and all city agencies.
Vice President, Member Support Services
The Member Support Services Business Unit includes Membership Administration, Collections, Information Technology and Research Services. The unit is responsible for the processing of member data including dues billings, collection of the renewals for the bulk of the Chamber’s membership, the development, management and support of the Chamber’s CRM and infrastructure as well as gathering, updating and maintaining the research information used by The Chamber and Select Greater Philadelphia.
Antonia Quagliariello Timberg
Vice President, Programs & Events
As Vice President of Programs & Events, Antonia oversees a department which executes over 170 gatherings throughout the year that vary in size and complexities. Antonia ensures a consistent high level of quality and a successful operating budget resulting in a positive image of the Chamber in addition to delivering value to event participants, sponsors and key stakeholders.