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Satell Institute Announces Exciting Lineup for Its 2022 Nonprofit Summit

Speakers will focus on how nonprofits can actually grow in a volatile world

The Satell Institute, the leading CEO member organization dedicated to Corporate Social  Responsibility, has announced an exciting roster of speakers for its 2022 Nonprofit Summit.

The invitation-only event—entitled “How Nonprofits Can Actually Grow in a Volatile World”—will be held October 25th at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. The summit brings together leaders in the nonprofit and for-profit worlds for a morning of fast-moving presentations and important dialogue about the nonprofit sector and its importance to the region.

The keynote presentation for the event will be given by Matt Haggerty, Nonprofit & Education Senior Analyst at RSM US, LLP, the fifth-largest accounting firm in the United States. Haggerty will focus on economic data and trends in philanthropic giving, empowering nonprofit executives with the information they need to successfully lead their organizations.

The summit will also feature rapid-fire presentations from Satell Institute members, including:

  • Marc Brownstein, CEO of the branding and public relations firm Brownstein, on the importance of communicating data effectively to stakeholders
  • Tynetta Brown, CEO of Philanthropy Delaware, offering a 3D view of funding, from requesting it to providing, implementing and monitoring it
  • Jay Culotta, Chair of the Wawa Foundation and treasurer of Wawa, sharing important insights about Corporate Social Responsibility from the funder’s perspective
  • Greg Hagin, Principal and Managing Director of CCS Fundraising, on where donors are actually putting their dollars—and why—in the current philanthropic landscape

Chair of the 2022 Nonprofit Summit is SI member Michele Juliana, principal at RSM US, LLP. Vice-chair is Lorina Marshall-Blake, President of the IBX Foundation.

The event begins with a don’t-miss networking breakfast at 8 a.m., and it concludes promptly at 11:30 a.m.

The Satell Institute is committed to improving communities by helping nonprofit organizations thrive. Satell Institute corporate and foundation members commit a minimum of $25,000 per year for four years to the nonprofit organizations of their choice; those organizations become Nonprofit Affiliates of the Satell Institute, building deep, strategic relationships with their corporate funders as well as important associations with their fellow nonprofits

Matt Haggerty of RSM US, LLP

Dynamic Speaker Lineup Unveiled for Satell Institute’s Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference

 SI’s 10th private CEO conference will feature insightful presentations from the Institute’s CEO members 

The Satell Institute is excited to share the full speaker lineup for its upcoming Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference.

The conference, entitled “The Power of Private Enterprise and Nonprofit Partnerships,” will be held October 6 at the Union League in Philadelphia. (It will also be livestreamed.)

In addition to a keynote address by former IBM CEO and executive chair Ginni Rometty about the vital roles free enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility play in building better companies and communities, the event will feature rapid-fire presentations from Satell CEO members about their experiences with CSR and how it benefits their companies, employees and community.

The speakers for the event, which is open to Satell Institute members and invited guests only, include:

Joe Dougherty, CEO, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Dougherty, who became CEO of Buchanan Ingersoll in 2016 and has played a critical role in the law firm’s growth, credits the Satell Institute for inspiration and helping him focus his attention on the firm’s CSR. He has been the Institute’s champion in helping to launch the Satell Institute’s new chapter in Pittsburgh.

Leslie Walker, Executive Director, Sixers Youth Foundation

Since joining the Sixers Youth Foundation in 2021, Walker has been developing, expanding and executing fully integrated programming designed to provide significant engagement within the Philadelphia and Camden communities through sports and entertainment. She’ll share behind-the-scenes stories on the important work of corporate foundations.

Matt Aaron, President and CEO, Special Olympics Pennsylvania

Over the last 13 years, Aaron has turned around this statewide nonprofit and fostered a strategic vision to expand the organization. SOPA has dramatically improved service deliveryand impact for its core constituencies, and Aaron has more than tripled annual revenues while positioning SOPA as an innovator and thought leader among peer organizations. He’ll talk about the vital role corporations play in supporting nonprofits.

Peter Frumkin, Ph.D., Satell Institute Research Director

Frumkin is the Mindy and Andrew Heyer Chair in Social Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and leads the Center for Social Impact Strategy. A noted CSR expert, he’ll present exciting and intriguing new research  about consumer attitudes toward Corporate Social Responsibility.

In addition to the brief, insightful presentations (with audience Q&A), the conference will also feature SI’s hallmark, peer idea-sharing tables. These confidential, moderated tables give CEO members the opportunity to discuss CSR with their fellow business leaders.

The event, which is being chaired by David DeStefano, CEO of Vertex, is the 10th private CEO conference the Satell Institute has hosted. The conference begins at 8 a.m. with a networking breakfast and ends at 11:30 a.m.

IBM Executive Chair To Keynote Satell Institute’s Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference

The event, scheduled for October 6th, will feature rapid-fire CEO presentations, robust networking opportunities, and SI’s hallmark CEO idea-sharing tables

The Satell Institute is thrilled to announce the details of its Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference.

The energizing conference—to be held October 6 at the Union League in Philadelphia and also livestreamed—will feature an exclusive, exciting keynote presentation by Ginni Rometty, former chair and CEO of IBM and currently the organization’s executive chair.

During Rometty’s eight-year run as CEO, she successfully repositioned IBM for growth while establishing it as the model of responsible stewardship in the digital age. Rometty also helped redefine the purpose of the corporation through her work with the Business Roundtable, expanding corporate commitments to include a wide range of stakeholders. She’ll talk to the Satell Institute’s CEO members and their invited guests about the crucial roles free enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility play in improving communities. 

Rometty began her career at IBM in 1981. She held a series of leadership positions across the company and led the successful integration of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, creating a global team of more than 100,000 business consultants and service experts. Under her leadership, IBM also achieved record results in diversity and inclusion and was recognized with the prestigious Catalyst Award in 2018.

In addition to Rometty’s presentation, the Fall CEO Conference will include brief, insightful remarks from several Satell Institute CEO members on their organization’s CSR initiatives, as well as SI’s hallmark idea-sharing tables for CEOs. These moderated, highly popular sessions give leaders the opportunity to discuss their experiences with CSR and learn from their peers.

The fall event, which is by invitation only, is the 10th private CEO conference the Satell Institute has hosted since its founding in 2016. The conference chair is David DeStefano, chairman and CEO of Vertex. 

“Inspired by Ed Satell’s vision, this organization continues to inspire myself and all CEOs and nonprofit leaders to work together for the betterment of our communities,” says DeStefano. “With our growth beyond the region, we are fulfilling the potential to have a national impact, one community at a time.” 

The conference will begin at 8 a.m. with a networking breakfast and conclude promptly at 11:30 a.m

Ginni Rometty, Executive Chair of IBM

Opportunities for our Corporate Members

We congratulate our Members who received the 2022 Civic 50 distinction 

Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia

The Satell Institute is proud to partner with the Philadelphia Foundation and local chambers of commerce to bring the Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia — a regional adaptation of the national program created by Points of Light that recognizes civic-minded companies that are using their time, talent, and resources to drive social impact in their communities — to our Corporate Members. The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia honorees were selected through self-assessment survey. Survey results provide participants with a deeper understanding of how their current CSR efforts align with best practices and organizations of similar size and capacity in the region.  Satell Institute Members who were named as the Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia honorees of 2022: Aramark Bank of America Bentley Systems Inc. Comcast NBCUniversal Firstrust Bank Harmelin Media Independence Blue Cross Lincoln Financial Group PECO Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP The GIANT Company The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. UGI Corporation Wells Fargo WSFS Bank

Why Participate?

The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia allows SI Members to:

  • Measure and benchmark their efforts,
  • Hear about additional practices in CSR and corporate citizenship,
  • Develop a roadmap for continued impact, and
  • Have social impact and philanthropic efforts recognized.

News

Paul S. Beideman as the CEO of the Satell Institute

We are proud to announce Paul S. Beideman as the CEO of the Satell Institute. Paul had a 40-year career in banking with senior leadership roles at the Phila. Savings Fund Society, Mellon and as Chairman and CEO of Associated Bank, a $35 billion institution in the Midwest. From 2012 to 2021, he was President and CEO of the Avenue of the Arts, a nonprofit focusing on the development, beautification and image of one of the most important cultural, tourist, business, educational and residential locales in the Philadelphia region. Paul also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Widener University, Co-chair of the Roadmap to Homes Board, and on the Presidents Council for the Natural Lands Trust. He has also served on many other nonprofit boards, including the Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia Academies, the Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Financial Services Roundtable.

We are delighted to welcome Paul to the Satell Institute.

Our Founder and visionary leader, Ed Satell, will remain active and engaged as Chairman.

Paul S. Beideman, CEO Satell Institute

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Recent Awards

The Satell Institute is proud to be honored by the following organizations: 

Global Philadelphia logo
2020 Lifetime Achievement Award
Ed Satell, Founder & Chairman
Satell Institute
AFP PHL logo
2020 National Philanthropy
Day Award

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The Main Line Chamber of Commerce logo
The F. Karl Schauffele Community Service Award
Ed Satell, SI Founder & Chairman
PHL-Israel Chamber of Commerce logo
2020 Lifetime Achievement Award
Ed Satell, Founder & Chairman
Satell Institute

Past Events

Nonprofit-Business Leadership Summit 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 • 9:00 - 11:00 am

Join us in person at the Franklin Institute or via Livestream

Featuring a rapid-fire panel discussion with exceptional CSR practitioners and a unique interactive workshop with networking and idea sharing with Business & Foundation leaders committed to improving our communities.

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Past Conference Highlights

The CEO Conference, June 24, 2020

2020 Summer - Leadership for Recovery: Nonprofit Perspective

IBM Executive Chair To Keynote Satell Institute’s Exciting Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference

The event, scheduled for October 6th, will feature rapid-fire CEO presentations, robust networking opportunities, and SI’s hallmark CEO idea-sharing tables

The Satell Institute is thrilled to announce the details of its Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference.

The energizing conference—to be held October 6th at the Union League in Philadelphia and also livestreamed—will feature an exclusive, exciting keynote presentation by Ginni Rometty, former chair and CEO of IBM and currently the organization’s executive chair.

During Rometty’s eight-year run as CEO, she successfully repositioned IBM for growth while establishing it as the model of responsible stewardship in the digital age. Rometty also helped redefine the purpose of the corporation through her work with the Business Roundtable, expanding corporate commitments to include a wide range of stakeholders. She’ll talk to the Satell Institute’s CEO members and their invited guests about the crucial roles free enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility play in improving communities.

Rometty began her career at IBM in 1981. She held a series of leadership positions across the company and led the successful integration of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, creating a global team of more than 100,000 business consultants and service experts. Under her leadership, IBM also achieved record results in diversity and inclusion and was recognized with the prestigious Catalyst Award in 2018. 

In addition to Rometty’s presentation, the Fall CEO Conference will include brief, insightful remarks from several Satell Institute CEO members on their organization’s CSR initiatives, as well as SI’s hallmark idea-sharing tables for CEOs. These moderated, highly popular sessions give leaders the opportunity to discuss their experiences with CSR and learn from their peers.

The fall event, which is by invitation only, is the 10th private CEO conference the Satell Institute has hosted since its founding in 2016. The conference chair is David DeStefano, chairman and CEO of Vertex.

“Inspired by Ed Satell’s vision, this organization continues to inspire myself and all CEOs and

nonprofit leaders to work together for the betterment of our communities,” says DeStefano. “With our growth beyond the region, we are fulfilling the potential to have a national impact, one community at a time.” 

The conference will begin at 8 a.m. with a networking breakfast and conclude promptly at 11:30 a.m.

Dynamic Speaker Lineup Unveiled for Satell Institute’s Fall 2022 Private CEO Conference

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