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Philadelphia, PA — The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has appointed four new members to its Economic and Community Advisory Council (ECAC), a committee that informs the Bank’s senior leadership team about emerging issues and market conditions in the Third Federal Reserve District and nationwide. The new members are Lynne P. Fox, international president of Workers United; David Gould, chief diversity and impact officer of Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment; Dennis W. Pullin, president and CEO of Virtua Health; and Rich Wuerthele, president and CEO of Crayola.
Rochelle L. Cameron, CEO of the Philadelphia International Airport, has been reappointed as chair of the ECAC for 2022.
Created in 2008, the ECAC is composed of up to 15 leaders representing businesses of varying sizes and in different industry sectors as well as nonprofit organizations, philanthropic organizations, academic institutions, the public sector, and organized labor. The ECAC extends partnerships with organizations from the private and public sectors and fosters greater integration and collaboration to have a broader impact on the Third Federal Reserve District and to encourage economic growth.
Fox is international president of Workers United, where she manages and oversees 75,000 members in the U.S. and Canada. She served previously as both an international vice president and an executive vice president of Workers United International Union. After earning a J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law and Temple University School of Law, Fox practiced law in Philadelphia for 10 years and later joined Philadelphia Joint Board, UNITE as general counsel. In 1999, she was elected as manager of the Philadelphia Joint Board, Workers United, which is a position she currently holds.
As chief diversity and impact officer of Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment (HBSE), Gould oversees the organization’s $20 million commitment to racial equity by leading internal and external diversity efforts, including employee recruitment and professional development programs. Prior to joining HBSE, Gould served as deputy director of the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild initiative, a more than $400 million effort to revitalize community parks, recreation centers, and libraries across the city.
Pullin has held executive leadership positions in hospitals, academic medical centers, physician group practices, and private industry. Before becoming president and CEO of Virtua Health, Pullin served as president of Medstar Harbor Hospital and senior vice president of MedStar Health. Pullin serves on the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association and the New Jersey Hospital Association, in addition to numerous other boards of nonprofit community and civic organizations.
As president and CEO of Crayola, Wuerthele is responsible for all aspects of global business, which include providing strategic direction and vision for the company and brand. Prior to Crayola, Wuerthele spent 13 years at Newell Brands, where he led a variety of brands and divisions throughout the company. In his most recent role as CEO of Newell Brands Home Fragrance Division, Wuerthele played a key role in the company’s turnaround journey by making decisive and strategic moves to reposition the Yankee, Chesapeake Bay, and WoodWick candle brands.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises state member banks, bank holding companies, and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. It is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia serves eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.