PACT Appoints New Chairman of the Board

Philadelphia, June 11, 2014 – The Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) proudly announces Jonathan Brassington, CEO of LiquidHub, as the new PACT Chairman of the Board. The decision was finalized after PACT held its annual board meeting on June 5th. Marc Lederman, outgoing PACT Chairman and General Partner of NewSpring Capital, announced the appointment that afternoon during the 2014 PACT Foundation Luncheon.

Bringing over 15 years of technology and innovation experience to his role, Jonathan Brassington has led LiquidHub to be consistently recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the greater Philadelphia and mid-Atlantic region, including being recognized by Forbes in 2014 as one of America’s Most Promising Companies. Brassington is an avid technology strategist and speaker, as well as an early stage investor in a variety of technology driven businesses. With more than 1,400 associates and offices around the globe, LiquidHub is a leading digital integrator focused on partnering with businesses to improve customer engagement and drive growth.

“I have watched Jonathan build LiquidHub over the past 14 years into an impressive international firm and I am excited to have him serve as Chairman of PACT and build on the great momentum we have helped to establish in the region”, shared Dean Miller, President and CEO of PACT.

The Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies stands as the premier resource for emerging growth companies in the technology and healthcare sectors. PACT connects emerging growth companies, investors, professional advisors and innovation-focused corporations to grow and strengthen entrepreneurship in this region.

PACT is supported by the leadership of its Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Their ideas, active involvement and collaboration lay the groundwork for PACT’s ultimate success.

PACT Board of Directors

Andrea R. Allon, COO, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Saul Behar, General Counsel, University City Science Center

Jonathan Brassington, CEO, LiquidHub

Andrew Cherry, Managing Director, KPMG LLP

Kevin J. Conmy, VP & GM, Freedom Region, Comcast Business

Guy Fardone, COO & GM, EvolveIP

Andrew Hamilton, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Michael S. Harrington, Partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP

Frank S. Hermance, Chairman & CEO, Ametek

Michael Heller, CEO, Cozen O’Connor

Immanuel  John, Partner, Grant Thornton, LLP

Andrew Jordan, Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

Zachary Klehr, EVP, Franklin Square Capital Partners

Rich Kollender, Partner, Quaker Partners

Marc R. Lederman, Managing Partner, NewSpring Capital

Brian Lobley, SVP – Marketing, Consumer & Ancillary Business, Independence Blue Cross

Vince Menichelli, Managing Director, ICG

Christopher S. Miller, Partner, Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Dean E. Miller, PACT, President & CEO

Bob Moul, Chairman and CEO, Artisan

Philip Moyer, Managing Director, Technology Group, Safeguard

Charles Robins, Managing Director, Fairmount Partners

RoseAnn Rosenthal, President & CEO, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, SEP

John E. Royer Jr., Partner, Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC

Joe Sheehan, President, AGI

Sandra Stoneman, Partner, Duane Morris LLP

John Swartly, PhD, Associate Vice Provost for Research and Executive Director, Penn Center for Innovation (PCI), University of Pennsylvania

Harry Vitelli, VP, Construction and Field Applications, Bentley Systems, Inc.

PACT Executive Committee

Jonathan Brassington, Chair

Michael Harrington

Frank Hermance

Andrew Jordan

Marc Lederman

Dean Miller

Charles Robins

For more information on PACT and its leadership, please contact Amanda Nardi. Philly caught the news on PACT’s announcement as soon as it crossed the wire. Juliana Reyes discussed PACT’s new Chairman of the Board, Jonathan Brassington, and how the decision was finalized. Reyes included the announcement in Philly’s Startup Roundup, which highlights entrepreneurship and investment news every Wednesday morning. Read the full article: Fresh off raising $53M, LiquidHub CEO named new PACT chairman [Roundup]

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