Philadelphia

Zarwin Baum and Center City Proprietors Host ‘Channeling Your Inner Sport: Athlete to Executive’

Zarwin, Baum, DeVito, Kaplan, Schaer & Toddy, P.C. and Center City Proprietors hosted ‘Channeling Your Inner Sport: Athlete to Executive’ – a discussion with former athletes turned business leaders on how they applied their sports background to running a successful business, and the overall impact the knowledge they learned on the field applies to the workplace.
Greeting the nearly 200 people who came out to the event, Mitchell Kaplan, Managing Shareholder of Zarwin Baum, with Arthur Fennell, Executive Producer and anchor, Comcast Network, and Peter A. Luukko President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast-Spectacor looking on.
Linda Karp,(center) President, Center City Proprietors discusses her organization, and how wonderful it is going to be to hear how the athletes transformed their lives from field to boardroom. Peter A. Luukko stressed education, plus agreed that athletes should be involved in their negotiations and day to day operation of their business. That when when they are employed after hanging up their uniforms, they have marketable skills that may give them an advantage in the market place.Don Seleski, Ray Pennacchia, Senior Vice President at NovaCare Rehabilitation, Gary DeVito, Tom Mullin and Peter Lukko

Zarwin Shareholder Gary DeVito will appear on CN8, Comcast Network, Art Fennell Reports on Friday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 6, both at 5:30 pm. The topic will be ‘Athletes to Executives’ featuring Gary and Reggie Wilkes, Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor, The Wilkes Group (1981 NFC-Champion Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons)

Mitchell Kaplan, Managing Shareholder at Zarwin Baum, Donald “Big Bird” Saleski, Owner, PRN Professional Receivable Network (Former Flyers), Peter A. Luukko is President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast-Spectacor (Former Flyers), John Spagnola (Former Eagles Player), Managing Director, The PFM Group, Arthur Fennell, Executive Producer and anchor, Comcast Network, Gary A. DeVito is a shareholder with Zarwin Baum and leads the commercial litigation department
Former Flyers Donald “Big Bird” Saleski, Owner, PRN Professional Receivable Network signs an autograph for a fan.
Food was by B*Smith Catering. Always delicious.Linda Karp, President/Creative Director at Karp Marketing and Norman Zarwin Chairman at Zarwin, Baum
Noah S. Shapiro is a member of the insurance casualty defense team, Patricia W. Holden is an associate in the Zarwin Baum insurance defense group,Charles Holmgren is an associate in Zarwin Baum’s Insurance Defense Litigation Department and Brendan Lamanna is an associate in Zarwin Baum’s insurance defense group
Reina Wilkes, Director of School Operations at KIPP Philadelphia Schools and Lily Stone
The Girls: Stacey Kracher, Aida Strata and Anne Nikolaus