Renée Cardwell Hughes
President & CEO
Renée Cardwell Hughes is a highly experienced executive with a focus on strategy, leadership development, and change management.
Prior to joining Philadelphia OIC, she was CEO of The Hughes Group where she led a team of business advisors who helped the employees, management, and Board internalize, own, and execute their Mission and Values by revitalizing their corporate culture.
Aisha Dennis, M.Ed.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Aisha Dennis is the Chief Operating Officer at Philadelphia OIC. She directs, administers, and coordinates the internal operational activities of the organization in accordance with policies, goals,and objectives established by the President/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board of Directors. Aisha leads and directs the following functions and/or business units: operations, human resources, information systems, and building management.
Aisha works alongside the CEO in the development of organization policies and goals that cover operations, and growth of the functions and/or business units.
Vice President of Workforce Development & Economic Innovation
Latoya Edmond currently serves as the Vice President of Workforce Development & Economic Innovation for Philadelphia OIC. She also oversees the organization’s workforce development strategy and partnerships focused on training participants to receive the skills needed to obtain and retain 21st Century jobs.
Vice President of Marketing & Communication
In his current role, he serves as Vice President of Marketing & Communications at Philadelphia OIC, a workforce development nonprofit organization that impacts 1,500 individuals from impoverished communities in Philadelphia annually. Will is responsible for developing and implementing the communications & marketing strategies to advance the company’s brand identity and donor engagement. He oversees the branding and communications for four adult workforce programs and an alternative accelerated high school.
UpLift Solutions, Inc.
1st Vice Chair
William A. Carter III
Gilbane Construction (Retired)
2nd Vice Chair
Express Employment Professionals
Sabrina M. Brooks
Gregory L. DeShields, CHO, CHE
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
Shamyune “Shammy” Jones, Esq.
Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority
Andrew J. Michal, CPA
Richelle D. Payne
Hurst & Leigh Communications Group
Sherman Smith, Esq.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Lawrence F. Williams II
V. Amanda Witts, Esq.