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Santo D. Marabella, DSW’91

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Santo Marabella is a 1991 DSW graduate of the School of Social Policy & Practice, where his focus was Social Work Administration. He is currently a professor of management at Moravian College and teaches courses in management, strategy, ethics and diversity.  He is a 2002 recipient of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award.  At Penn, he has served on the Alumni Council since 2008 for SP2, as well as an Alumni Ambassador and keynote speaker for Alumni Weekend in 2009.  In his home community of Reading, PA, he was the founding executive director of Leadership Berks, the first executive director of the Berks Arts Council, and later served as the Arts Council president.  Currently, he chairs the Greater Reading Film Commission, an entity he founded to promote Reading, PA as a film/TV location and a new hub for digital media projects and development.  He also is President of Marabella & Associates, which provides entertainment, not-for-profit and management consulting.

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