About R.W. Sorrell
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Robert W. Sorrell is founder and President of R.W. Sorrell Enterprises, LLC. specializing in diversity and fund raising consultation.  Bob began his career as an educator, teaching mathematics and coaching basketball, but discovered his niche within human services and civil rights: The Urban League Movement.  He served as the Deputy Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Urban League and CEO of the Philadelphia Urban League.  At the latter, Bob started the State of Black Philadelphia Report to encourage leaders to join the Urban League, implemented new programs and services, and instituted the Urban League Young Professionals and Leadership Institute.  Bob also expanded the Urban League Guild. Bob currently serves on Independence Blue Cross’ (IBC) Board and is a member of its Finance and Executive Committees.  Formerly, he served as IBC’s Board Vice President and chaired its Minority Employment and Contracting Committee.  Bob is a member of M & T Bank Regional Advisory Committee, and the Benedict College National Alumni Association. He is a graduate of Benedict College and Carnegie Mellon University.  Bob was selected by former Mayor Edward Rendell to serve on the Educational Nomination Panel for the Philadelphia School District.  He also served as a Philadelphia delegate to the President’s Summit, co-chaired the Parent Involvement Subcommittee and was appointed by former Governor Tom Ridge to the Pennsylvania Human Resources Investment Council.
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