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YEA! Philadelphia 100 Founding Champions

Founding Champions-2016-webThe YEA! Philadelphia 100 Founding Champions program is being offered to the first 100 individuals who contribute $1,000 each. This program is for individuals who wish to support YEA! in the Greater Philadelphia Region, as well as those who wish to honor an important person in their life. This program is not open to companies.

There are many benefits to becoming a YEA! Philadelphia 100 Founding Champion!

. Benefits to enrich our society:

  • Opportunity to give back to our community by supporting youth in the region to become successful entrepreneurs
  • Foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation among today’s youth
  • Inspire others to join our mission. The enthusiasm and success of the students empower the entire community! .

Benefits to share our story:

  • The names of the 100 Founding Champions will be permanently displayed and honored on the website and in any YEA! Philadelphia programs as appropriate
  • Annual event for all Founding Champions
  • Receive a beautiful lapel pin to wear and identify yourself as a supporter of YEA!
  • Receive a certificate of appreciation, suitable for framing
  • Receive a free subscription to the YEA! Philadelphia newsletter to monitor the progress of our young entrepreneurs participating in the program
  • Entitled to any newly created benefits which may be established in the future, or any future new membership categories, if appropriate .

One time investment of $1,000 provides inclusion in the 100 Founding Champions (group will close at 100)

Please join us today by mailing a check made out to PCAE to Ellen Fisher, Executive Director YEA!

1231 Highland Ave., Fort Washington, PA 19034 or online at

If you would like to place your gift on a credit card,
please click here to access our secure server.

Click here to download a Pledge Form (PDF)

Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs (EIN 26-3255688) is an educational 501c3 organization. Donations are deductible in accordance with IRS regulations

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Our Founding Champions To Date:

Beck Family, YEA! 2013-14 Parents

Tom Bove, BBD Solutions

Sara Canuso, Elite Building Services

Sandra Clitter, Your Tech Tamer, LLC

Nancy Davis, The Ivy Group, Ltd

Richard DeMaria, Dynamic Rehabilitation Services

Ellen Fisher, Women’s Yellow Pages of Greater Philadelphia

Mckenzie Frankel, Entrust Financial

Jeff Gibbard, True Voice Media

Karen Higgins, A&E Communications

Maureen Ingelsby, Keller Williams Main Line Realty

Kelly Jensen, Xelerate

Betsy Joyce, CPA; Joyce & Associates P.C.

Amy Kothari, Alarm Capital Alliance

Stephanie Kozak, Express Park

Michelle Lu, YEA! Graduate, iChina

Courtney Seda-McDonnell, Esq, McDonnell & Associates

William Mignucci, DiBruno Brothers

Cynthia Minuti, Banking Executive

Jane Munro, As You Wish Promotions

Domenic Nigro, Nigro Auto Body

Shreyas Parab, YEA! Graduate, NovelTies

Sharon Pastore, MPA, Main Line Family Law Center

Mary L. Payne, Payne & Associates

Jane Barr Horstman, Jane Barr Horstman & Associates

Phoebe Resnick, Resnick Communications, Inc.

Candace Roberts, Quantum-Think

Sue Schick, UnitedHealthcare

Michele Schina, CPA, TMS II, LLC

Timin Thaver, YEA! Graduate, CEO, Rerun Sneaker Supply

Claudia Timbo, Company Voice

Bill Tobia, Dilworthtown Financial Consulting, LLC

Judee von Seldeneck, Diversified Search

Bernard Williams, Company Counsel LLC

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