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Date: 11/20/2019
Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology | Philadelphia


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This talk will discuss the importance of civic engagement, the power of one, and the impact of collaboration. We will focus on GOTV (Get Out The Vote) and the 2020 Census.

Andrea Custis was named president & Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Philadelphia (ULP) in July 2017.

A seasoned corporate executive, Ms. Custis has 30 years of sales, marketing, human capital, and operations experience with Fortune 50 companies. In 2011, she retired from Verizon Communications Mid-Atlantic region. She was President & COO of Verizon Avenue, providing bundled communication services to multi-dwelling communities nationwide. Ms. Custis was Group President of Sales and Marketing for Advanced Services. A change-agent in her own right, Ms. Custis led massive culture change efforts across Verizon in various departments.


Andrea CustisAndrea Custis

President & CEO
Urban League of Philadelphia

Throughout her distinguished career with Verizon, Ms. Custis was known for her innovative and performance-driven results. She managed a team that was rated first in the nation for three consecutive years in consumer phone, data, and television product sales and services and maintained the highest customer retention rates nationally. A respected public speaker, board member, and mentor to many, Ms. Custis has established herself as a true public servant. For six years, she proudly served as a member of the Urban League of Philadelphia Board of Directors, where she sat on the Fund Development Committee.

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