The Philadelphia Business Journal recently honored some of the most successful and influential minority leaders in the region at the 2014 Minority Business Leader Awards. We are thrilled to share that out of 25 award recipients, 17 of the winners were our own esteemed members. The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is proud to acknowledge our member companies that received Advocate or Executive award recognition for their outstanding leadership.


Frederic Bertley, The Franklin Institute
Kelvin Jeremiah, Philadelphia Housing Authority
Marilou Watson, Esq., Fox Rothschild, LLP


Bassam Awadalla, Bank of America
Robert S. Bright, Talson Solutions, LLC
Patricia Claybrook, Jidan Cleaning
Julie Coker-Graham, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Aravind Immaneni, TD Bank
Ade Lawal, Express Employment Professionals
Ricardo Maldonado, Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce
Dennis Morikawa, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Pedro Ramos, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Kenneth Scott, Beech Companies
Kristin Smith, Smith Flooring Inc.
Roberta Torian, Reed Smith LLP
Manuel Trujillo, Swain Techs
Richard White, FMC Corporation