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Bill Sasso Speaks at B.Phl Innovation Fest

October 16, 2019
Firm News

PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Chairman William R. Sasso spoke at B.Phl Innovation Fest on Oct. 15. B.Phl Innovation Fest is a three-day festival with interactive exhibits, events and speaker sessions featuring Philadelphia’s most innovative leaders. The festival was designed to showcase the impact of innovation, create new resources and inspire new ideas.

Sasso spoke on a panel called “Innovating to the Top” with Dyana Williams, music activist, celebrity strategist and on-air entertainment contributor of Chasing News, Tiffany Tavarez, Vice President of Community Relations at Wells Fargo, and Todd Carmichael, co-founder and CEO of La Colombe Coffee. The panel discussed their experiences climbing the ladder of success by means of innovation and determination.

Sasso has been chairman of Stradley Ronon since 1994. In that role, he is responsible for oversight and management of more than 200 attorneys in the firm's eight offices in Philadelphia, Malvern and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; and New York. Outside of his legal practice, he is widely recognized for his civic accomplishments, including having served as chairman of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, a commissioner of the Delaware River Port Authority, and as a trustee of Leo Niessen Jr. Charitable Foundation. He is an advisory board member of the Satell Institute and chair of the upcoming Satell Institute Private CEO Conference. Sasso also serves on the board of directors of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, and Independence Health Group; the board of trustees of LaSalle University; and he was the chairman of the Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PENNVEST). He is the board chair of Holy Redeemer Health System, and he serves on the board of Cancer Treatment Centers of America. 

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