Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
Business Development Manager, Express Employment Professionals
Joe has been involved with the Young Professionals Council (YPC) since 2008 and has served on the YPC Board since 2011. He is in his 4th year as the Co-Chair of the Volunteer Committee, and previously served as the Co-Chair of the Social Media and Marketing Committee for 2 years. Joe is the Business Development Manager with Express Employment Professionals in the Center City Philadelphia office. His goal is to help companies find great people. He prides himself on building lasting business relationships by providing the highest level of service to his clients. In addition to his day job with Express, Joe serves as a Councilman in West Conshohocken Borough, as well as the Chair of the West Conshohocken Civil Service Commission. Prior to working with Express Employment Professionals, Joe worked in education for 7 years; first with Philadelphia Academies, Inc, and then with the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. His primary role was providing professional development opportunities for students, teachers and administrators around workforce skills and career pathway development. Joe’s other career highlights include: serving in the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) for 10 months, during which time he helped clean up and rebuild the Gulf Coast region following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita; working as a project assistant with Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg and Ellers, LLC; and working on the 2004 State Representative campaign staff for Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro. Joe graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He lives in West Conshohocken with his wife and son.
Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
Senior Leasing Associate, JLL
Olivia Freeland is a Senior Leasing Associate with JLL in Philadelphia focused on helping companies with their commercial office needs. With over ten years of experience in the real estate industry, Olivia is a respected and sought after leader and team member due to her ability to decipher client’s needs and help provide strategic real estate solutions. Olivia received her Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University and is a LEED Accredited Professional with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). In addition to her position as Co-Chair of the YPC Volunteer Committee, Olivia is the Chair of CREW (Commercial Real Estate for Women) Philadelphia’s Outreach Committee focused on philanthropy, on the leadership team of JLL Philadelphia’s Women’s Business Network, and active within ULI (The Urban Land Institute) Philadelphia. Olivia loves to travel and only drinks her coffee black.
The Volunteer Committee coordinates the Young Professionals Council’s community related projects and activities, seeking to increase civic engagement among members and utilize their professional skills to actively benefit the Greater Philadelphia community overall.
If you’re interested in getting involved with YPC’s Volunteer Committee contact [email protected] for more information. Learn more about the volunteer committee and other civic engagement opportunities on September 29 at our Young Professionals Volunteer Fair.