President and CEO of CORA Services Recognized with the 2024 CBIZ Women Transforming Business Community Impact Award!

May 7, 2024

Philadelphia, PA (May 1, 2024) – AnnMarie McDowell, President and CEO of CORA Services, a leading community organization dedicated to empowering children, young people, and families to thrive through quality and compassionate service, has been honored with the 2024 CBIZ Women Transforming Business Community Impact Award.

The award celebrates leaders nationwide acknowledging their significant contributions to their communities.  According to Jerry Grisko, President & CEO of CBIZ, “The Women Transforming Business Awards recognizes current and future leaders in multiple industries who are making a difference and impact in their organizations and communities.  Each honoree shows the spirit of innovation, resilience and compassion, inspiring others to strive for excellence and drive positive and transformational change.”

AnnMarie’s tireless efforts and unwavering commitment to serving others have earned her this well-deserved recognition.  Under AnnMarie’s guidance, CORA Services has consistently implemented innovative programs and initiatives aimed at addressing the diverse needs of the community.

“I am deeply honored to receive the CBIZ Women Transforming Business Community Impact Award,” said AnnMarie McDowell. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire CORA Services team. Together, we remain steadfast in our mission to empower children, young people, and families to thrive through quality and compassionate service.”

CORA Services has long been recognized for its outstanding contributions to the community, and AnnMarie’s leadership has been instrumental in driving the organization’s success. Through collaborative partnerships, strategic initiatives, and a steadfast commitment to excellence, CORA Services continues to make a lasting impact on the lives of those it serves.

AnnMarie, along with the other honorees, will be presented with the CBIZ Women Transforming Business Community Impact Award in a virtual awards ceremony to be held on May 7, 2024 at 1:00pm.  To register for the event, please click here.

For more information about CORA Services and its programs, visit  For more information about the CBIZ Women Transforming Business Awards and the CBIZ Women’s Advantage, visit


About CORA Services

CORA Services, a nonprofit organization headquartered in the Fox Chase section of Northeast Philadelphia, exists to help children, youth and families experiencing academic, emotional, or social challenges. CORA provides comprehensive professional services focused on prevention, intervention, remediation, and referral assistance. In partnership with more than 250 schools throughout Philadelphia and Camden, CORA provides a wide range of academic and behavioral health services that include but are not limited to:  related services in school, behavioral health and psycho-educational assessments, intensive case management services, counseling, substance misuse supports, early childhood, early intervention, after-school and summer programs, workforce development and readiness, In addition and newly added to CORA’s array of services is CORA’s Good Shepherd Mediation programs, offering community and school-based mediation and restorative justice practices. For more information, visit

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