Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
John Hickenlooper is a lifetime entrepreneur who ran as a "dark horse" to become Mayor of Denver in 2003. He led the campaign to pass FasTracks, the largest regional transportation initiative in U.S. history, and helped convince the 34 metro mayors (2/3 Republican) to unanimously support and pass the 0.4% sales tax increase at the ballot. He recruited top managers to his cabinet from business and wherever he could find them. In eight years he had streamlined the total workforce by 7%, the first such reduction in Denver's history.
Governor Hickenlooper applied his passion to create good government on a national level as well. His 2015 “Chair’s Initiative” at the National Governors Association, focusing on hiring, appropriate creation and implementation of regulations, and continuous improvement, was a bipartisan success. He is a great believer that governors, far more than Congress, can revive American democracy.
Governor John Kasich (R-OH)
Governor Kasich has led Ohio's comeback. Working with his fellow Ohioans he turned an $8 billion shortfall into a $2 billion surplus, cut taxes by $5 billion and has made Ohio one of the top job-creating states in the nation with over 460,000 new jobs.
As a Congressman, John Kasich was a chief architect of the last federal balanced budget. As chair of the House Budget Committee he led the effort to balance the federal budget for the first time since man walked on the moon. He also served 18 years on the House Armed Services Committee where he was a strong ally of President Reagan and his national security agenda. Governor Kasich remains one of the strongest advocates for a federal balanced budget amendment
The governor is originally from McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, a bluecollar town outside Pittsburgh where his father delivered mail for 30 years. He and his wife Karen have twin teenage daughters.
Marty Moss-Coane is host and executive producer of Radio Times, one of the most respected weekday interview programs in the Delaware Valley. Produced at WHYY, the region’s leading public broadcasting station, Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane celebrated 30 years on the airwaves in 2017. One of the tri-state area’s most thought-provoking and balanced radio hosts, Marty believes guiding discussions fairly and accurately is imperative to educating and informing audiences. She has earned praise for her versatility and engaging conversations and interviews with both guests and callers during the daily, live one-hour program, which covers social issues, public policy, books, films and more. She has received many accolades for excellence in radio, public service, public health and public affairs. A graduate of Temple University, Marty lives with her husband, clinical psychologist James Coane. Her son, Jesse, works in Manhattan and lives with his family in Brooklyn.
Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane can be heard Monday through Friday from 10-11 a.m. Eastern Time on 90.9 FM in the Delaware Valley; and rebroadcast from 10-11 p.m. The program can also be downloaded for podcast at www.whyy.org. NPR carries Radio Times on its SiriusXM satellite channel 122 at 9PM E.T.
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Michael C. Carbone - Regional President, TD Bank
Thomas A. Decker, Esq. - Vice-Chairman, Cozen O'Connor
Jay Goldstein, Esq. - Chairman & CEO, Spring Garden Lending
Susan Jacobson - President, Jacobson Strategic Communications
Eric Kraeutler, Esq. - Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Marilyn Z. Kutler, Esq. - Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Laura LaRosa - Director of Business Development, Glenmede
P. Edward Lovelidge - Partner, PwC
Jeffrey E. Mack - Executive Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
Leslie Anne Miller, Esq. - Principal, Leslie Anne Miller, LLC
Bret S. Perkins - Vice President, External and Government Affairs, Comcast Corporation
Nancy R. Peterson, Esq. - Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Allied Universal
Michael R. Stiles, Esq.
Judith M. von Seldeneck - Founder & Chairman, Diversified Search
Brandywine Realty Trust
Independence Blue Cross
Leslie Anne Miller, LLC
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Day & Zimmermann
Ernst & Young
Essity North America Inc.
Glenmede Trust Company
Hersha Hotels & Resorts
Newmark Knight Frank – Jeffrey E. Mack
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Sabre Systems Inc.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Thomas Jefferson University
University City Science Center
Allied Universal Security Services
Blank Rome LLP
Brookman, Rosenberg, Brown & Sandler
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
The Dittus Family
Flo-Tech a Flex Technology Group Company
Jacobson Strategic Communications
Laura and Richard Vague
Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages
Permit Capital Advisors, LLC
Post & Schell, P.C.
Public Financial Management
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Spring Garden Lending
Tactix Real Estate Advisors, LLC
University of Pennsylvania
Wells Fargo Bank
White and Williams LLP
William Penn Foundation
Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
Scott M. Jenkins
William and Linda Madway