Arbill, a privately-held, award-winning safety company, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, was the site of Congressman Brendan Boyle’s Women Business Leaders Roundtable. The event was hosted and led by Arbill’s CEO, Julie Copeland.
The purpose of the Roundtable was for women business executives in the Philadelphia region to share their thoughts and insights on relevant topics with Congressman Boyle to help him better understand how they impact not only their business, but also the greater business climate in the Philadelphia region.
Topics that were discussed included tax reform, healthcare reform, access to capital and the Small Business Association and access to federal funding programs.
The executives in attendance were Julie Copeland: CEO and Roundtable Host, Arbill; Kelly L. Beard: CEO, Joyce's Soulful Cuisine; Sheryl L. Axelrod: President and CEO, The Axelrod Firm, PC; Lan Hu: Hutec Engineering Inc.; Peggy Pacella: CEO, M.A.P Consulting Services, Inc.; Allison O’Kelly: CEO and Founder, Corps Team Solutions; Catherine N. Harrington: Harrington & Associates, PC; Dana Donofree: Founder and CEO, AnaOno Intimates; Kiki Bolender: CEO, Bolender Architects; Katrin Hillner: President & CEO, PCN; Pamela Pendleton: President and CEO, Creative Independence Alliance and Heather Russell Fine of Griesing Law.
Copeland, no stranger to civic responsibility, is also a member of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe’s Subcommittee on Diversity and Certification. In addition, Julie serves on the Board of the National Association of Manufacturers, Gentex Corporation and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and was the past president of WBENC, a 14,000 member organization of women business owners.
Now in his second term, Congressman Boyle, a Democrat, proudly represents the 13 th Congressional district, which is made up of Northeast Philadelphia, parts of North Philly, and about half of the bustling suburbs of Montgomery County. He currently serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Committee on the Budget.
As the leading provider of safety services, safety technology and safety products, Arbill is literally saving lives every day at worksites throughout the United States. An award-winning supplier of all-things safety, for nearly 75 years, Arbill’s clients have counted on Arbill to make sure their employees go home safely after every shift. To assure Arbill’s clients meet their safety goals, Arbill’s safety professionals are revolutionizing the way companies incorporate safety into their daily routines. Through Arbill’s safety offerings – comprising nearly 60 safety services and technology tools and more than 200,000 stocked safety products (including over 800 items manufactured under Arbill’s highly-respected Truline brand), Arbill makes it easy for safety conscious firms to provide their team members with the tools they need to create a culture of safety throughout their organization and reduce injuries. Moreover, Arbill’s comprehensive SafetyCare program is so effective at improving workplace safety, Arbill guarantees a 10% reduction in injuries. Arbill is a woman owned business and is a member of the WBENC.
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Contact: David Gerhardt
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