PHILADELPHIA, July 11 -- The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release:
Two Philadelphia-area business leaders recently joined The Nature Conservancy'sPennsylvania Board of Trustees.
John Ehinger and Will Whetzel were voted onto the state board of the Conservancy, the leading conservation organization working in Pennsylvania and around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
"The Nature Conservancy's solutions-driven approach to conservation is well known," said Bill Kunze, the Conservancy's state director in Pennsylvania. "We often work with the private sector to find ways to sustainably balance the needs of both people and nature. Having trustees who are knowledgeable about the business community is essential to our success."
"Trustees provide vital volunteer leadership to help us accomplish our mission. They are our connections to the communities in which we work and they are our strongest supporters," Kunze said. "We're pleased to welcome John and Will to our team of most trusted advisers," Kunze said.
John Ehinger is CEO of CardioReady, a Conshohocken-based health care equipment company. Prior to joining CardioReady, he held a number of executive positions in the reinsurance industry. John holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton University and received an MBA with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania'sWharton School. He lives in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania with his wife, Jane, and their sons, Max and Sebastian.
Will Whetzel is an Investment Advisor with Philadelphia-based Mitchell Sinkler & Starr. He is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and also serves on the board of the Friends of the Wissahickon, a conservation group founded in 1924 and focusing on the Wissahickon Valley and watershed in northwestern Philadelphia. Will lives in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia with his wife, Kim.
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