Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer is hosting its first annual Business Summit on Wednesday, May 2, at the Sheraton Valley Forge. Join us for a day of discussion on important topics facing club organizations in today's youth soccer landscape. It will also serve as a networking opportunity for attendees to interact with each other and the presenters. The event will run from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM with lunch included.
"It's up to us to ensure our community is provided with the best in service, support and advocacy," wrote Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer CEO Chris Branscome in introducing the Business Summit. "It's crucial to membership growth and retention that we provide a secure, transparent and comfortable environment for our families. I invite all interested clubs and individuals to join us on May 2."
The Business Summit is free and open exclusively to Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Member Organizations. Full-time staff members, executive directors, business managers and elected club officers are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP below.
Featured Speakers and Topics
Mike Holland (Elite P&C, LLC), Scott Lunsford (K&K Insurance Group), Jason Thrash (K&K Insurance Group)
Mr. Holland, Mr. Lunsford and Mr. Thrash are well-versed, industry leaders in the areas of insurance for non-profits, insurance counseling and risk management.
Stewart Greenleaf, Esq., and Melissa Weber, Esq. and (Elliott Greenleaf), Erik Carrozza (Center for Fraud Prevention)
Mr. Greenleaf, senior counsel, has represented the 12th Senatorial District in the Pennsylvania Senate since 1978. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1978, serving on the House Labor Relations and Judiciary Committees as well as the Subcommittee on Crime and Corrections.
Ms. Weber is an experienced litigator, skilled in various business and employment matters and Constitutional claims, including, but limited to, age/race/gender discrimination, hostile work environment, Section 1983 litigation. She is often called upon to provide counsel on other sensitive compliance-related matters.
Contractor vs. Employee
Bill Wright (Fisher Phillips)
Mr. Wright is the chair of the firm's International Employment Practice Group. He counsels employers on various global employment, compensation and benefit issues and has worked with compliance issues related to hiring, retention and separation of employees in a multitude of jurisdictions.
Accounting for Non-Profits
Denise McKnight, CPA (Friedman LLP)
Ms. McKnight provides accounting, auditing, and tax services to numerous clients in a variety of industries. She has also done extensive research in the not- for-profit arena and has been a leader in developing events on non-profit, tax strategy and women’s topics for clients and colleagues.
Fiduciary Responsibility and Role of the Board
Chris Branscome (CEO, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer), David Jones (Montgomery United), John Digiuseppe (West Chester United/Penn Fusion), Jeff Heaton (Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Arbitration Board and Colonial SC)
Additional topics include Financial Controls, Governance and Non-Profit Athletic Management