Stephen P. Mullin

Principal, Econsult Solutions, Inc.

Steve Mullin is the Founder and current Co-Chair of Econsult Solutions, a private consulting firm specializing in economic development, public finance, policy analysis and other business and government strategies.  Prior to entering private consulting practice, Mullin served in top-level city government and private business positions. He was directly involved with urban government issues including: tax and expenditure policy; capital infrastructure, pension funds; economic development; urban growth and planning. He served on and chaired many public sector and other quasi-governmental boards and commissions.

Mullin has served on over 75 advisory boards and been active as a director on corporate, civic and cultural organizations.  He currently serves on several boards including: North Broad Renaissance; Spring Garden Civic Association, Independence Visitor Center Corporation, The Library Company of Philadelphia,  the Philadelphia Sports Congress, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Advocacy Committee, and the Philadelphia World Trade Center Advisory Council.

Steve Mullin earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1977 and graduated with his Master of the Arts degree in Economics from University of Pennsylvania in 1982.


Maitreyi Roy

Executive Director, Bartram’s Garden

Since joining Bartram’s Garden as Executive Director in 2012, Maitreyi Roy worked with her staff, the board, and community leaders to restore and transform Bartram’s Garden as a historic and cultural asset for the Southwest Philadelphia community. Roy previously served as Senior Vice President for Programs at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

As a 2007 Eisenhower Fellow, Roy studied the best practices in urban open space policies and landscape design in Europe. She is trained as an architect and received a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the Design School at Harvard University.

In 2022, Roy spoke with USA Today about utilizing Bartram’s Garden as an inclusive space rooted in racial equity, especially amidst the increased visitation driven by the pandemic and other external forces. She advocates for the public to invest in cultural sites, such as the Garden, to improve community relations and offer Philadelphia residents meaningful experiences with nature.


Christine Cox

Artistic & Executive Director, Co-Founder, BalletX

Christine Cox co-founded BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet, with Matthew Neenan in 2005. Throughout her tenure, Cox has committed BalletX to expanding dance’s vocabulary for all audiences, promoting initiatives that make contemporary ballet accessible and welcoming to new audiences. Through BalletX’s Dance eXchange education program, she has partnered with elementary schools throughout the Philadelphia School District, reaching more than 2,500 local students.

As an arts leader, she has served on review panels for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Philadelphia Arts & Business Council, and is a member of the Forum of Executive Women. Christine is the recipient of Avenue of the Art’s 2022 Visionary Award, and has received distinguished fellowships from the Independence Foundation and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.


Julia Durkin

Chief Financial Officer & Director of Human Resources, ArtistYear

Julia Durkin is a native of Philadelphia and joined ArtistYear in 2018 as Director of Finance and Human Resources. She was appointed Chief Financial Officer & Director of Human Resources in July 2021. In her role, Durklin leads finance, compliance, and human resource planning and implementation in addition to supporting ArtistYear’s operations, strategy, and realization.

Prior to ArtistYear, Julia served as Operations Director for Play On Philly, where she created the Human Resources department, guided the organization through six years of successful financial audits, and managed the budget growth from $1.2 million in 2013 to $2.4 million in 2018. In addition, she served as Operations Director and Director of Compliance for Senator Bob Casey’s 2012 reelection campaign.

Durkin received a Bachelor of the Arts with a double major in Performance Studies and Political Science from Northwestern University in 2009. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, and a certification in Human Resources from the Society for Human Resources.


Eric Pryor

President & CEO, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Eric Pryor became the President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in January 2022.

Pryor previously served as President of the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) from 2015-2022.

Other roles include Executive Director of the Center for Arts Administration in New York, Executive Director of the New Jersey State Museum (NJSM) and President of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VAC) in Summit, New Jersey. He began his arts career as Executive Director of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Center for Arts and Culture (CAC) in Brooklyn, New York, the country’s first and largest community development organization to use arts programming as a community-development tool.

Currently, he is a member of the Board of Directors of New Yorkers for Culture and Arts and City College of New York President’s Advisory Board. Formerly, Pryor served as a board member of Art Pride New Jersey and Paper Mill Playhouse and as an advisor for public arts projects for the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Pryor graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in 1992 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Wayne State University in 1990. He completed Columbia University’s Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofits in 1997.


Paul Steinke

Executive Director, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

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Paul Steinke became Executive Director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia in 2016. 

Paul ran for Philadelphia City Council in the May 2015 Democratic primary. Although he was not elected, Paul received endorsements from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, Philadelphia Tribune, and former Pennsylvania governor Edward G. Rendell, and was recommended by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to his run for public office, Paul served as general manager of the Reading Terminal Market for 13 years, where he oversaw numerous improvements in the facility and tenant mix. In 2014, the market was recognized by the American Planning Association as one of the Great Places in America.

Earlier in his career, Paul served as the founding Executive Director of University City District, a neighborhood improvement organization that has been central to the revitalization of West Philadelphia. Before that, Paul was a founding staff member of the Center City District, Philadelphia’s downtown improvement agency, where he served as its Finance Director.

A lifelong Philadelphian, Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Penn State University and a Master of Business Administration from Drexel University. Paul serves as board treasurer of The Fund for the Water Works and serves on the board of directors of the National Preservation Partners Network, Temple University Libraries, and the City & State Pennsylvania Advisory Board. He is immediate past co-chair of the William Way LGBT Community Center and served for nearly a decade on the steering committee of the Human Rights Campaign, Philadelphia Chapter. He lives in University City with his husband and partner of 27 years, David Ade, an architect with a practice based in Philadelphia.


Elizabeth Warshawer

Principal, EBW Consulting, LLC

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Elizabeth brings more than thirty years of successful experience leading and managing organizations in the corporate, non-profit, and academic arenas. With experience working inside organizations in senior leadership positions and as an external consultant, Elizabeth has a track record of success creating and implementing strategic plans, designing and implementing capital campaigns, assessing and improving operating models, improving organizational success through effective and efficient human capital management, developing organizational capability through executive education and coaching, and working across constituencies to achieve outstanding results.

Elizabeth is Principal of EBW Consulting, LLC working with a diverse group of clients in Philadelphia, New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, San Francisco and Dallas.

Recent clients in the arts and culture sector include The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Ballet, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, WHYY, Inc., National Constitution Center, Museum of the American Revolution, Fabric Workshop and Museum, the Jewish Museum, New York, the Museum of Jewish Heritage,  Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, International Contemporary Ensemble, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Cal Performances at the University of California, Berkeley and the League of American Orchestra.


Jason Schupbach

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Jason Schupbach is the new Dean of the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design at Drexel University. He was formerly the Director of the Design School at Arizona State University, the largest and most comprehensive design school in the United States. In this position, he started the ambitious ReDesign.School project to reinvent design education for the 21st century, and is a key advisor to ASU on diverse projects such as the Center for Creativity and Place, Roden Crater, the Creative Futures Lab, and ASU's Los Angeles downtown home. Previous to this position he was Director of Design and Creative Placemaking Programs for the National Endowment for the Arts, where he oversaw all design and creative placemaking grantmaking and partnerships, including Our Town and Design Art Works grants, the Mayor’s Institute on City Design, the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, and the NEA's Federal agency collaborations. Previously, Jason served Governor Patrick of Massachusetts as the Creative Economy Director, tasked with growing creative and tech businesses in the state. He formerly was the Director of ArtistLink, a Ford Foundation funded initiative to stabilize and revitalize communities through the creation of affordable space and innovative environments for creatives. He has also worked for the Mayor of Chicago and New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs.  He has written extensively on the role of arts and design in making better communities, and his writing has been featured as a Best Idea of the Day by the Aspen Institute.


Donyale Reavis

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Donyale has been practicing law in business, entertainment and philanthropy for twenty (20) years. Specializing in intellectual property, small business, sports law, nonprofit organizations, art, entertainment, and digital technology transactions,  she earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1999, along with her Masters degree, cum laude, in Government Administration (JD/MGA ’99). More recently, Donyale became a Certified Advisor in Philanthropy in 2016, having completed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business education program as a Certified Private Wealth Advisor to her high net worth clients in sports and entertainment.

Fluent in French, Donyale obtained a certificate in International Development for researching literacy initiatives in villages of central Cote d’Ivoire with Tuskegee University in 1993, as well as a certificate in European Legal studies from Tulane University/Paris in 1997. During her time in Paris, she clerked with the in-house counsel offices of Alcatel, a global telecommunications firm headquartered in Paris, France. 

Donyale has also stewarded a multi-million dollar public foundation, The Core Scholars Foundation, a quasi-governmental partnership between the City and the School District of Philadelphia. Under her leadership, CORE has distributed more than $6 million through its scholarship programs, built city, state and federal agency-funded partnerships and extended its brand across multiple media platforms, while increasing its endowment to more than $5 million dollars. Donyale graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fels Graduate School of Government, receiving a Toll Scholarship, Presidential Woman of Color and Public Service Leadership awards upon graduation with a JD/MPA in 1999. 


Dominique Goss

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Dominique is a compassionate, astute and progressive philanthropic leader in the Philadelphia metro area and Executive Director of M&T Bank's Charitable Foundation. As the former Vice President Senior Manager Strategy & Social Impact at TD Bank, she was responsible for aligning TD's corporate giving to its broader strategic priorities in partnership with Portfolio Managers, and Senior Regional Giving Managers.

Her passion and commitment to equity and underserved communities of human diversity is demonstrated in her portfolio of work. She has pioneered efforts and championed financial giving to organizations that promote sound fiscal responsibility and innovation in the nonprofit sector. She also brings a broad understanding of business principles which serves her well when collaborating with other business leaders to align shared values. Her commitment to improving the quality of life for M&T Bank's customers, colleagues and communities is evident through her passion and partnership.

Dominique, a native Philadelphian spent her freshman year at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She later transferred to Temple University where she received her Bachelor's degree and became more acutely aware of urban centers' socioeconomic issues. In college, she noticed poorer communities had fewer resources, like grocery stores, health centers, and quality schools. She now strives towards bridging the gap nationally for communities challenged with deep inequities. 

In 2017, Dominique was featured in Generocity's, "12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia." Additionally, she was honored by The Philadelphia Inquirer where she received the 2019 millennial philanthropist of the year, as the next generation of leaders in philanthropy. Most recently, the Social Innovation's Journal honored her as a "2021 Social Impact investor" award; acknowledging her sustained commitment to our most vulnerable communities.

Dominique dedicates her time with organizations impacting economic inequality & the racial wealth gap, financial stability, youth empowerment, and arts & culture. She also currently serves as board member, and chair of the Brandywine Health Foundation's Equity committee. She's a board member of Mural Arts Philadelphia and serves as Vice President for She Can Win; an organization focused on electing more women of color into public office. Lastly, she's a 2019-2020 Connecting Leaders Fellow with the Association for Black Foundation Executives (ABFE).

When Dominique isn't trying to change the world by building political power in black and brown communities; she enjoys spending time with family, traveling with friends, and catching the newest shows on Netflix & Hulu. She's an avid dancer, shopper, and food connoisseur!