The Law Center is pleased to announce the election of Lea Knight to the Board of Directors. Ms. Knight has 19 years of professional experience combining strategic financial expertise with business development, operations, and P&L management. After beginning her career as a Manager at Arthur Andersen LLP, Ms. Knight became a leader in the finance departments of McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals and McNeil Nutritionals LLC. In 2008, Ms. Knight joined Janssen Supply Group LLC, where she rose to become Director of Global Finance. Since June 2011, Ms. Knight has served as the Senior Finance Director at Consumer Products Company, a division of J&J Consumer.
Ms. Knight received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from The McIntire School of Business at the University of Virgina, where she concentrated in Accounting. Ms. Knight also earned her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Knight is a Certified Public Accountant and is also active with the Montgomery PA Chapter of Jack & Jill of America. The Law Center is thrilled to have Ms. Knight join the Board.
Additionally, the Law Center welcomes two new Board Observers, Christopher Reese and Andrew Kornblau. The Board Observer Program is hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Delivery of Legal Services Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and provides young lawyer with the opportunity to learn about being on a non-profit board. Mr. Reese is an associate at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law. Mr. Kornblau is an associate at Landman Corsi Ballaine & Ford P.C. and a graduate of Rutgers-Camden School of Law.