Archive for March, 2015

Countdown to GMME- Brulee Catering’s Slam Dunk Food @brulee_catering

3 more days to register for Gibbons March Madness. As the countdown continues, we are looking forward to the amazing food that our friends over at Brulee Catering provide. Trust us, you will not leave March Madness hungry, be prepared for a full day worth of food. Yes, of course there will be cheesesteaks, hoagies, and soft pretzels, come on we are in Philly!  Thanks to Brulee for being a fantastic partner.

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The Challenges of Millennials

Thanks to The Safegard Group for hosting a great roundtable yesterday. The Safegard Group brought to the table a perfect topic for everyone to discuss…. The Challenges of Millennials: Coaching, Motivating and Managing. Thanks to all the BCA Members who particpated and gave great insight on this topic. And  thanks to Brulee Catering for the always delicious lunch. Here are some of the take aways from the Roundtable….

  • Millennials desire a career path and could benefit from a mentor in the workplace
  • Reinforce social skills
  • Give them professional development in the workplace
  • Hire interns and promote within the build loyalty. Also serves as an audition or vetting process to see if they are a good fit for your company
  • Train them in basic business & life skills. Also professional etiquette when dealing with clients
  • Have your company culture clearly defined
  • Create achievements & milestones



Top:Ginny Heron-Doerr- Proshred Security, Jim Geier- HCCP, Dave Van Horn- PPR, Jon Buzan- REPSG, Bill Donato-The Safegard Group, Bob Wexler- Allied Mortgage Bottom: Jon New- The Hub, Joe Gaglioti- Joseph Anthony Spa & Salon, Nick Lanzi-Direct Choice, Sam Stroback-Today’s Systems


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The Hub Team is ready for some Madness! @thehubtalks

We are so excited to be hosting our 2015 March Madness at The Hub- Cira Centre again this year! Their space is the perfect place for our event and lends our guests to have private breakout rooms too. If you plan on attending and would like to meet in a Breakout room make sure to email to schedule one.

Tomorrow marks One More Week to register for Gibbons March Madness, registration closes March 13th. Let the countdown begin.


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Mary Pat Kessler Living Donor Keynote Speaker #BCAProud @donor_1 @Family_House

Congratulations to our very own Mary Pat Kessler who will be the Keynote Speaker for Gift of Life’s Living Donor Ceremony on March 8th. She has been asked to speak about her life post organ donation.  Mary Pat donated her kidney to her younger sister, Anne Marie, in 2008. Anne is the mother of three young children and doing well. Mary Pat serves on the Board of Directors for the Gift of Life Family House, a “home away from home” for transplant patients and their families.

There are more than 5,300 people in the Philadelphia region waiting to obtain a life-saving kidney transplant. This programs serves to provide information and education to medical professionals, the general public, patient and potential living donors in our area.

Come and support Mary Pat as she speaks from personal experience and from the heart! If you would like to attend this event please email Mary Pat no later than Thursday, March 5th. More info is here:

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