A message from the Chamber’s President & CEO Rob Wonderling to our members.

Dear Friends,

A few years ago, our Chamber colleagues collaborated to develop an intentional approach to our organizational culture. Core to this framework was the introduction of seven culture goalsDevelopment, Performance, Collaboration, Innovation, Morale, Adaptability, and Ownership.

The Chamber’s vibrant internal culture has allowed us to leverage the current crisis as a catalyst for change in our organization. While the accelerated pace of these shifts are unexpected – and they’ve come with some tough decisions – we are confident that our ability to be nimble during this time will allow us to continue to be relevant to our members in the years to come.

Our Member Engagement team’s Collaborative approach to service continues to be indispensable in this new, socially-distanced world. And we’re constantly striving to Develop new skills and expertise in our staff to be responsive to the evolving business climate.

We quickly Adapted our marketing and sales strategies to respond to the needs of our members and prospective members; retooling our offerings and opportunities.

We continue to deliver a high level of Performance for our members and community. Our programs and events team has produced over 80 virtual gatherings over the past ten weeks, providing thousands of professionals with information and connections that are critical to their work.

And our Advocacy team has taken Ownership of our member’s priorities in Washington, D.C., Harrisburg, and City Hall and we’re looking for Innovative new ways to connect our members to public officials and issues that matter.

And finally, as we approach three full months of serving our community at a tireless pace, we’ve decided that our team has earned a break. As we seek to bolster Morale and recognize the service of our highly professional staff, the Chamber’s virtual offices will be going off the grid on Friday, June 5 through Monday, June 8. Rest assured, we will return on June 9, refreshed, recharged, and ready to serve.

Stay safe, connected, and healthy, and continue to let us know how we can help.


Rob Wonderling
President & CEO
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia