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Empowering Dreams, Changing Lives:
Unleashing Potential.

At OIC Philadelphia, our mission is dedicated to the elimination of poverty, unemployment, and illiteracy through education and job training. We believe in the transformative power of vocational education and the boundless potential of every individual.
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Our
Vision & Values

At OIC Philadelphia, we go beyond the ordinary training center. Our vision is to create 5,000 good jobs per year for North Philadelphians within ten years. Since 1964, OIC has equipped tens of thousands of Philadelphians with real-world skills and valuable experience that prepare them for personally fulfilling and financially rewarding careers.
Commitment to Excellence
Unlocking Growth Potential
Embracing Professionalism
Building Strong Partnerships

Impact

83

Job Placement Rate

440

People Trained Per Year

5

Lives Transformed, Since 1964

60

Years in Operation

Leadership & Staff

Sheila Ireland
President and CEO
Drew Bergman
Chief Advancement Officer
Andrea Mack
Director of Workforce Development Programs
Wallace Custis
Director of Reentry Services
Alida Padilla Curry
Director of Admissions
Tracey Borden
Chef Instructor
Delena Smith
Skilled Trades Program Manager
Shantelle Faison
BankWork$ Program Manager
JaRon Burnett
Digital Media Program Manager
Russell Wesley Moss, Sr.
Employee Specialist
Nadaysha Screven
Executive Assistant

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Sheila Ireland
OIC Philadelphia
President & CEO

Steven Bradley
OneDigital
Chairman

Javier Suarez
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
1st Vice Chair

Ali Jaffar
Key Medium
2nd Vice Chair

Sharana Worsley
Citizens Bank
Secretary

Frank Tait
Executive Leaders for Advisory Boards
Treasurer

Atif Bostic
UpLift Solutions, Inc.
Emeritus

Members

Joseph I. Wells
Morgan State University

Shamyune “Shammy” Jones, Esq.
Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority

Greg DeShields, CHO, CHE
PHLCVB

V. Amanda Witts
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Jennifer MacGilvray
Delta Dental

Michele Wells-Bates
PECO

Mable Ellis Welborn
Leon H. Sullivan Charitable Trust

Judge Stephanie Sawyer
The City of Philadelphia Municipal Court 

Vince D. Gordon
Gordon Policy Group LLC

Tiffany Newmuis
Comcast

Adé Lawal
Express Employment Professionals

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