DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WELCOMES TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Media, PA…July 20, 2015…The Delaware County Community Foundation (DCCF), which supports charitable giving in the county through grant making, charitable vehicles, fund management, and community resources, recently elected Dr. Marcine Pickron-Davis and Robert B. Simpson to its Board of Directors.

“DCCF is honored to have two outstanding Delaware County leaders join the Board,” said Iris Leon, executive director of DCCF. “They each bring unique experiences that will complement the talents of our existing members. Like DCCF, what they share is a commitment to making our community stronger. We are thrilled to have Marcine and Bob join us in that effort.”

Dr. Pickron-Davis is Chief of Community Engagement and Diversity, at Widener University where she is responsible for fostering university and community partnerships with schools, business, civic leaders, and faith-based organizations in Delaware County, especially in and around the city of Chester. Pickron-Davis serves on the boards of a number of community and educational nonprofit organizations. She has been the recipient of several community service awards and was honored by the Media Fellowship House with the 2015 Dorothy James Community Service Award.

Robert B. Simpson, CPA, MST is the founder and managing partner of Brinker Simpson, LLC, one of the Philadelphia area’s leading full-service certified public accounting and business advisory firms serving high net worth individuals, established businesses and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries.

Simpson has shared his skills and experience as a teacher at a local college, facilitator at educational financial planning and investment seminars, guest commentator on radio programs and government panels, and as a consultant for area charities and non-profit groups.

“We are glad to welcome Bob and Marcine to our board,” said Grant Gegwich, DCCF Board Chair. “They join more than a dozen dedicated, accomplished leaders from a range of fields throughout Delaware County who share a dedication to the organization and to the community.”

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