Penn Mutual Eileen McDonnell

How A 172-Year-Old Company Is Innovating Life Insurance: Interview With CEO Eileen McDonnell

When it comes to the life insurance industry, the word innovation may not come to mind. The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1847, is demonstrating that no matter your age, it’s never too late to think outside the box and innovate your way to the top. At Penn Mutual innovation drives their strategic objectives and leading that charge are two women, Eileen McDonnell, Penn Mutual’s chairman and CEO and Sue Deakins, the company’s CFO, who are one of only seven female CEO/CFO duos in the Fortune 1,000. Penn Mutual is differentiating themselves through diversity, technology and a unique sports sponsorship, which has given them access to a robust audience of millennials as a source of talent and new clients.

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Thank you to our members who continue to support the Chamber through their membership, you make our mission possible!

Renewing members in February (to date):

Ambassador Club Members

Emergent Biosolutions (Adapt Pharma)

Individual Members

Marc Armstrong
Jane Barr Hortsman
Bob Gessler

Dear Irish American Business Chamber & Network, Inc. Members,

I am nervous and honored to participate in the Delco Gaels‘ 2019 8th Annual Dancing Like a Star Competition and fundraiser at the Springfield Country Club on February 22, 2019. This event will again help fund the Delaware County Gaels Youth Athletic Club, one of the largest clubs in America promoting the Irish Culture to children through our Gaelic Sports. Dancing like a Star helps raise funds for the entire club and is a fantastic social night for all the adults that attend.

I am dancing this year with Amy Wegner, a much more accomplished dancer than me, but has the patience to guide me through some difficult steps! We need your help with the fundraising section and hopefully come home to cheer me on. Our great choreographers will help me with the dancing, as well as getting help from my 11-year-old daughter and Amy.

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Littus, a newly launched soft landing platform based in Philadelphia, is leading a trade mission to Ireland for Philadelphia area government official and service providers interested in supporting Foreign Direct Investment from Ireland into the region.

Trade mission Outline:

 Dates: March 4 – 7, 2019

 Location: Dublin, Ireland

Click HERE for more details.