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Board of Directors

005Murvin Lackey
Senior Advisor to PRWT Services, Inc.’s  President & CEO and Chairman
Chair of the Board; Development Committee; Governance Committee

As Senior Advisor to PRWT Services, Inc.’s  President & CEO and Chairman, Murvin Lackey is responsible for ensuring integration between business development and operations.   He has over 30 years of experience in global procurement, materials management and logistics, with extensive experience in building supply chain capabilities.

Throughout his professional career, Murvin has held key executive positions at several Fortune 100 corporations including GlaxoSmithKline, AMOCO and General Electric.  Mr. Lackey earned an MBA from the University of Denver and has also graduated from General Electric’s Manufacturing Development program.  In addition, he has completed executive programs at Insead University-France and the University of Cincinnati.

Mr. Lackey has been a board member with Philabundance since 2010 and currently serves as Chair of the Board.  Having a strong interest in helping to minimize and eliminate hunger has also led Murvin to his current position as President of The Welcome Center- a community-based, non-profit organization that has established itself as a leader in the homeless services arena.  His other philanthropic endeavors include supporting Arts and Cultural organizations including the African American Museum of Philadelphia.

An avid golfer, Mr. Lackey is a member of Ace Country Club.  He currently resides in Philadelphia with his wife Donna.


Alan Casnoff
Partner, P&A Associates
Vice Chairman of the Board
Development Committee

Noel Eisenstat
Noel Eisenstat, LLP
Vice Chairman of the Board

Martin Phillips
Vice Chairman of the Board
Development Committee

Bassam Awadalla
Bank of America
Secretary of the Board; Development Committee

Beryl Simonson
McGladrey & Pullen LLP
Treasurer of the Board; Finance Committee, Chair


James R. Bowers
The Hay Group
Chair, Human Resources Committee

Jacqueline Brady
Canopy Investment Advisers
Chair, Investment Committee

Sylvia Bronner
Citizens Bank
Co-Chair, Governance Committee

Tracy Davidson
Consumer Reporter and Anchor, NBC10

Michael Eckhardt
General Counsel and Secretary, Wawa, Inc.

Dianne Elderkin
Partner  Akim Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
Development Committee

Richard Ferst
CEO and COO, Lirdang
ChairInvestment Committee 

Jerrold A Frezel
 Finance Committee 

Michelle Hong
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Development Committee

Mike Keba
Giant Food Stores
Operations Committee

Aaron R.  Krauss
Cozen O’ Connor
Co-Chair, Governance Committee

Pamela Rainey Lawler
Philabundance Founder
Co-Chair, Governance Committee
Development Committee

Cheryl Martin
Department of Energy

Furrukh Munawar
Devon Hill Capital Partners

Jim Perkins
Acme Markets

Karyn S. Polak
PNC Financial Services Group
Governance Committee, Investment Committee

Andrew Sandifer
FMC Corporation

John F. Schultz
Health Market Science
Investment Committee

Joseph A. Tedesco
First Niagara Bank