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UpwardAction Salutes Emma Chappell

UpwardAction Salutes Emma Chappell


Posted By on Feb 6, 2014

A trailblazer in African American commerce, Emma Chappell was born in Philadelphia, PA.  She was the first female vice president of a major bank in Pennsylvania.  On March 23, 1992, she became the CEO of United Bank of Philadelphia – after helping to raise more than 6 million dollars in capital thanks to overwhelming community support from black churches and small investors. In 1999, thanks to Ms. Chappell's leadership, in...

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