Michelle Feldman Steps Down as Executive Director of Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Community Beautification Nonprofit Launches Search for Successor

PHILADELPHIA, August 16, 2018 — Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, a citywide nonprofit that convenes, equips and empowers people to use community beautification to achieve vibrant neighborhoods, announced today that Michelle Feldman, its executive director, will be leaving the organization. Her last day with Keep Philadelphia Beautiful will be Friday, August 24, 2018. Feldman, who joined Keep Philadelphia Beautiful in 2013, will be furthering her career in statewide housing advocacy.

Justin Land, chairman, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, said, “Through her nonstop energy, selflessness and Philadelphia grit, Michelle established Keep Philadelphia Beautiful as a go to leader focused on creating a cleaner and greener city.  Over the past five years, Michelle has brought stability to our organization, developed transformative neighborhood programs, cultivated mutually beneficial partnerships and built a strong foundation that will make a difference to the organization and Philadelphia neighborhoods for many years to come.”

“The entire Keep Philadelphia Beautiful family is proud of Michelle, and we thank her for her tireless work and contributions to making Philadelphia a beautiful city to live, work and play,” said Land.

Feldman said, “The future is bright for Keep Philadelphia Beautiful and it has been an honor to serve this great organization and to work with City agencies, Keep America Beautiful and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, community based organizations, schools and teachers, and local businesses.  I will cherish all we have accomplished together in the past five years, and continue to be inspired by the endless possibilities a cleaner and greener city can bring.”

To build on Michelle’s legacy, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful’s Board of Directors is conducting a search for the organization’s next executive director. For additional information and to apply, visit www.keepphiladelphiabeautiful.org.