The Roles of Higher Education in Competitiveness and Global Productivity: Session IV

VIDEO October 15, 2018

Speaker / Author

Victor L. Crawford

Chief Operating Officer, Aramark

Victor L. Crawford is the Chief Operating Officer for Aramark, a position he assumed when he joined Aramark in September 2012. Since joining Aramark, Mr. Crawford has assumed additional line of business responsibilities for Education & Business Services. Mr. Crawford is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership to these fast growing business sectors in Aramark’s portfolio. Mr. Crawford is also responsible to drive sustainable top-line growth, maximize service and productivity and ensuring Aramark continues to build a great place to work. Mr. Crawford is a results –oriented executive with a solid record of significant improved operational and financial performance through ... Read More

Mark Heppenstall

Chief Investment Officer, Penn Mutual Asset Management

Mr. Heppenstall serves as chief investment officer of Penn Mutual Asset Management. Mark leads the investment team and is responsible for all investment management functions.

Prior to joining Penn Mutual, Mark served as the managing director of fixed income for the Pennsylvania Public Schools Employees Retirement System (PSERS) from 1998 to 2014. At PSERS, Mark was responsible for the management of both internal and external fixed income strategies. Mark has more than 30 years of experience managing fixed income assets for institutional investors.

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Rochelle (“Chellie”) L. Cameron

Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia International Airport and the Northeast Philadelphia Airport

Rochelle (“Chellie”) L. Cameron is the Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia International Airport and the Northeast Philadelphia Airport, a large hub airport system serving over 31.4 million passengers annually. She oversees the planning, development and administration of all activities for the City’s Division of Aviation – which through a $469 million and $765 million operating and capital budgets, respectively, generates more than $14.4 billion in annual spending to the regional economy and accounts for more than 141,000 jobs within the region. Cameron has made enhancing customer service, improving current airport facilities and expanding the airport her top priorities. She came ... Read More

Peter A. Gold, Esq.

Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC

Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC ( The consultancy brings businesses, colleges and universities, governments and not-for-profits together to create value, seize new opportunities, leverage assets, and reduce exposure to the risks created by today’s global economy principally through identifying “high value” initiatives and stakeholders in new institutes, centers of excellence and other initiatives. TheGoldGroup, LLC assists its clients to obtain their individual objectives better, quicker and in a more cost effective and efficient manner. Representative projects for clients located in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Geneva, Switzerland include creating a road map ... Read More