Q&A: Ronda Cavanagh , Merchandising Manager at Wawa and current member of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors
1. Major in College and Where You Went: I went to Immaculata University and received two bachelor’s degrees focused on Organizational Dynamics and Human Performance. I finished with my master’s degree at Peirce College focusing on Organizational Leadership and Management
2. First Job and Current Role and Company: Burger King and Valleybrook Golf Club—both no longer exist! Current job is Merchandising Manager at Wawa.
3. Scariest career change or job change: Every single one terrifies me! One that stands out is moving from Marketing to People Team. I went from a project manager to focusing on diversity and inclusion. I quickly realized I had a lot to learn!
4. Favorite Quote: “You’ve got this!” is something my girlfriend says to me daily. Simple and applicable to anything!
5. Favorite de-stressor activity: Orange Theory—I need to go more!
6. What motivates you? Seeing other people grow and develop. When I see the lightbulb go off in someone’s head that they understand something and implement it, it’s the best feeling!
On Tuesday, March 7th Governor Josh Shapiro proposed his first budget address. The $44.4billion proposal is approximately a $2billion dollar increase from the current Fiscal Year. The Governor gave his address to a joint Session of the House and Senate with new legislative leadership, including Speaker
Every February, we honor and pay tribute to the generations of African Americans whose contributions and sacrifices over the decades have shaped our nation. In honor of Black History Month, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce is proud to shine a light and show our gratitude to the black business owners that play a vital role in our local business community and help our organization drive business forward in Delaware County.
Today we would like you to get to know Anthony Nichols. Continue reading Anthony's answers to learn more about him.
Introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about your business:
My name is Anthony Nichols, and I operate a food trailer, called Tones Spot. There is not a lot that says love like a plate of beautiful, delicious food. My goal with this business is to spread as much love as I can, to my neighbors, my community, and my friends. My food trailer allows me to do that unlike any other business that I’ve been in. The Bible says the only debt that we owe to society is to love our fellow man, and I try my best to live by that scripture.