2018 Most Admired CEO Awards: Eileen McDonnell, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Philadelphia Business Journal

Eileen McDonnell has elevated the company’s standing in the Fortune 1,000 by 200 positions since 2015 and has been recognized for implementing some innovative and unique advancements. Under her leadership, Penn Mutual has embraced and increased workplace diversity and inclusion of thought, gender, and ethnicity. The company is one of only seven Fortune 1,000 companies with a female CEO and CFO and has a board and executive team that is 40 percent female.

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Penn Mutual launches finance company for women
The Intelligencer

The Horsham life insurance firm created myWorth, a company that will provide women the tools to take charge of their financial futures.

HORSHAM — The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. has launched a new company dedicated solely to women and their finances.

MyWorth is meant to bridge the confidence gap between women and their money by bringing them the resources they need so they can take charge of their financial futures, the company said.

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“Remembering The 27 Crusaders” is a feature length documentary film recounting the lives, military service and deaths of 27 American soldiers who served in Vietnam that graduated from Father Judge High School in The North East section of Philadelphia during The Vietnam War.

Father Judge High School suffered more fatalities in Vietnam than any other Catholic High School in America. The film explores the lives and deaths of The Father Judge students who perished during the war, the communities/parishes where they grew up, the prevalent sense of duty, honor and patriotism in these communities, their time spent and values instilled at Father Judge, their service in Vietnam, the devastating impact of their deaths on their families and communities and the difficult process of mourning, healing and acknowledgement of their heroism. The films narrative is driven by interviews with family, friends, classmates, father judge staff, brothers in arms and military.

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Philadelphia Business Journal
By John George

More than 100 “valued employees” at Bayada Home Health Care came to the Bellevue Tuesday afternoon to attend a gratitude luncheon hosted by company founder and Chairman Mark Baiada.

They went home with much more than a free meal.

During the lunch, Baiada announced his decision to take $20 million and distribute it to about 32,000 current and former Bayada employees in the form of gifts ranging from $50 for employees who just started with the South Jersey company to more than $10,000 for those who have been with Bayada for many years.

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