They say if you want to get something done, ask the busiest person.

That summed up the beloved Liam Hegarty, as one longtime friend put it. Hegarty is well-known for serving on the board of the Irish Immigration Center of Philadelphia and in various leadership roles for the Delaware County (Delco) Gaels, the Gaelic Athletic Association locally and nationally, Irish Network-Philadelphia, and the Irish American Business Chamber and Network—but his influence and rampant creativity touched many other organizations and, say those who knew him best, made them better.

Hegarty, of West Chester, born in Ednamuck, Mountcharles, County Donegal, passed away suddenly earlier this week. Born October 10, 1967, he was just 51. His untimely death leaves many trying to imagine what life will be like without his friendship and dedication.

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

Renewing members this October & November:

Kate Brennan Ward Bernardon PC
Kate Shields Vault Communications
Kathy Bellwoar PPT Consulting LLC
Michael Krach Signature Advisors
Mike McCourt BNY Mellon
Noel Fleming Conley Fleming LLP
Patrick Toner Structure Tone LLC
Carl Cherkin Philadelphia Union
Richard Freeth Tactix Real Estate Advisors, LLC
Susan Stipa McDay
Thomas J. Morrissey Univest Insurance
Kevin Funston Montgomery Insurance
James F. Logue, Jr. Therm-Omega-Tech, Inc.
Joseph Justin O’Malley JP Morgan Private Bank
Matthew Kilcur
Michael Shanahan Alvarez and Marsal
R. Brian Neary Gola Corporate Real Estate
Rory Wilson JPMorgan Chase
Caroline Kneafsey ConvergeOne
Ray Wittekind O’Connor Kimball LLP