Q&A: Kristy Purnell, Business Program Manager, Vanguard’s Diversity Recruiting Strategies Team and current board member of the Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors
Kristy Lynn Purnell, a Delaware County resident, graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and obtained her master’s in business administration from American InterContinental University. Kristy comes with years of experience, having started her career in sales, consulting, and training prior to joining Vanguard. In earlier years, Kristy worked in Technology Sales and Business Development at organizations such as Primavera Systems, Inc., Oracle Corporation, and SunGard Availability Services.
Since joining Vanguard in 2017, as a Prosci certified Change Management professional, she has guided and delivered change management for critical business programs. She also developed and implemented a marquee all leader program, providing a structured and cohesive learning environment to help leaders increase their confidence to lead, empower, and develop employees through a multitude of changes during large scale transformation. In addition, she is currently an active and working member of three local boards and is involved in programs that drive empowerment and personal and professional development for Black youth, business professionals, and entrepreneurs.
Q&A: Aimee-Kate Mooney, Vice President & Executive Director of Catholic Community Choir (CCC) and current member of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors.
Aimee-Kate Mooney is the Vice President & Executive Director of Catholic Community Choir (CCC) based in Springfield, PA. Joining CCC in 2010 as the choreographer, Aimee-Kate’s role quickly grew to focus on CCC's organizational development, structure and goals for a successful future. Since Aimee-Kate joined the team, she has built programs, established and strengthened relationships with donors, sponsors, community partners and most of all, our members.
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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces National Small Business Week: Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship
WASHINGTON – Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced that National Small Business Week (NSBW): Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship will take place May 1-7, 2022. The virtual summit will acknowledge small businesses from across the country for their resilience, ingenuity, and creativity. It will also recognize SBA partners for their involvement in entrepreneurial development, disaster recovery, government contracting, financial development, and overall support for small businesses and entrepreneurship.