Patricia A. Coulter

Patricia A. Coulter was appointed president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Philadelphia in 2002, becoming the first woman to lead this affiliate of the National Urban League in its 90+ year history. She is a civic leader in the Philadelphia community serving on various non-profit boards and associations, including the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board and the Philadelphia Education Fund as well as the Eagles Youth Partnership, Thomas Jefferson University, the Philadelphia Foundation, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Committee of 70 and the Temple University School of Medicine external advisory board for the Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities. Coulter also serves on the Board of Trustees of Bright Hope Baptist Church. Coulter has been appointed by Mayor Michael Nutter to the Mayor's Office of Community Services, the Philadelphia Council for College and Career Success, the Office of Economic Opportunity's Advisory Board and the Private Sector Outreach Board. Coulter has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of its "Women of Distinction" and Dollars and Sense Magazine as "One of America's Top 100 Black Business and Professional Women," along with features in numerous other Philadelphia- based publications. Coulter holds a B.S. degree in music from Knoxville College and M.Ed from the University of Louisville.