AVENUE OF THE ARTS, INC.

Avenue of the Arts, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1993 to promote the development, beautification, and marketing of the Avenue of the Arts. The AAI district encompasses South Broad Street, from City Hall to Washington Avenue, east to 13th Street, and west to 15th Street. This area is a vibrant and growing destination for residents and visitors alike. Our mission is to support economic growth by advocating for the interests of the stakeholders and businesses of the Avenue of the Arts and raising funds for capital reinvestment, beautification, and marketing.

The Avenue of the Arts, Inc. is the umbrella organization for the Friends of the Avenue of the Arts and the Avenue of the Arts Council.

For financial information on Avenue of the Arts, Inc., click to see our most recent Form 990 and audited financial statements.

"Every city needs a great street.
The Avenue of the Arts is ours.”

— CARL DRANOFF, VISIONARY PHILADELPHIA DEVELOPER

Dianne Semingson, Chair

President
DLS International

Timothy Moir, Vice Chair

Chief Financial Officer
Tag Communication Services

Madeline Apollo, Treasurer

Joanne Calabria, Secretary

Communications Consultant

David Blum, Esquire

Partner
Montgomery McCracken
Walker & Rhoads LLP

Michael A. Bowman, Esquire

Rittenhouse Strategies LLC
Impact Law & Strategy

Diane Bryant

Principal
Bryant & Wilde Realty, LLC

Carl Dranoff

Chief Executive Officer
Dranoff Properties, Inc.

Bill Gehrman

Founder & CEO
En Route Marketing

Thanuja Hamilton, MD

Sleep Medicine Specialist

Brook J. Lenfest

Chairman
Net Carrier Inc.

Tom McCarthy

Retired EVP &
Chief Financial Officer
Cigna Corporation

Thomas Miles

Principal
Miles Studios

Michael Newmuis

Chief External Affairs Officer
VISIT PHILADELPHIA

Salvatore J. Patti

SVP - Director of Commercial Banking & Wealth Management
WSFS Bank

Julian Rackow, Esquire

Partner
Blank Rome LLP

David Yager

President and CEO
University of the Arts

Nina G. Zucker

President
Nina Zucker Associates

Kelly Lee

Designee for Mayor James Kenney,
Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy

Anne Kelly King

Designee for Councilmember Squilla
Chief of Staff

Christopher Sample

Designee for Councilmember Johnson
Chief of Staff

EX-OFFICIO BOARD MEMBERS

Honorable Darrell Clarke

President, Philadelphia City Council

Honorable Kenyatta Johnson

Councilmember, 2nd District, Philadelphia City Council

Honorable Mark Squilla

Councilmember, 1st District, Philadelphia City Council

Laura Burkhardt

Executive Director
laura@avenueofthearts.org

Holly Keefe

Marketing and Development
holly@avenueofthearts.org