Historic Philadelphia

About Us

Board of Directors


Chairman

William H. Haines, IV, Senior Vice President, Director of Client Services, Pennsylvania Trust

 

President and CEO

Amy Needle, Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

 

Treasurer

Rick Odorisio, Chief Operating Officer, Valley Forge Hotel Management Co.

 

Secretary

Joshua L. Grimes, Esq., Grimes Law Offices

 

Members

William J. Avery, Retired

George A. Beach, Founder & Chairman, Beach Creative Communications

Flora Becker, Esq., Philadelphia Court System

Nadine Biles, Philanthropist

Karen V. Butler, Retired

Ian Comisky, Esq., Partner, Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley LLP

The Honorable Frank DiCicco

Lauren Feldhake, Director, Customer Financial Operations, PECO

Sheila Hess, City Representative

Thomas J. Knox, CEO, Knox Consulting Group, Inc.

Mathew A. Kraut, Senior Vice President, Hawthorn
Meryl Levitz, President and CEO, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation

Marc Oppenheimer, Chief Marketing Officer for Greenwood Gaming

The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Edward G. Rendell LLC

Gerald Segal, Esq., Partner, Segal, Berk, Gaines & Liss

Juhi Saigal-Shah, Philanthropist

The Honorable Mark Squilla, Philadelphia City Council, First District

Stephen Starr, Owner and Founder, Starr Restaurants

Carol Tamburino, President, C.T. & Associates Development Consultant

Joe Volpe, Founder & CEO, Cescaphe Event Group

Joshua Wolson, Esq., Partner, Dilworth Paxson LLP

 

Board Observers

Kate Hammond, Superintendent, Valley Forge National Historical Park

Cynthia MacLeod, Superintendent, Independence National Historical Park

 

Life Director

John P. Neary



Group Information

Group Activities, Tours, and Unique Experiences

historic philadelphia group tours, school groups, entertainment

Plan your group trip to Historic Philadelphia with unique experiences from the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, and Once Upon A Nation! From interactive Storytelling tours and Philadelphia-themed mini golf to performances by historic reenactors, it's all listed right here!

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