President & CEO of CORA Services to be honored with City & State’s 2023 Pennsylvania Impact Award

December 7, 2023

December 8, 2023 – AnnMarie McDowell, the visionary leader behind CORA Services, has been named as one of City & State’s 2023 Pennsylvania Impact Award recipients.  The PA Impact Award celebrates individuals for improving the lives of Pennsylvanians through their community service, volunteerism, diversity initiatives, advocacy efforts, and innovation.  AnnMarie will receive this award alongside several other deserving Pennsylvania business leaders at a special awards ceremony on December 12th at the Hilton Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia.

The PA Impact Award is a testament to AnnMarie’s remarkable achievements, strategic vision, and dedication to providing services and support to the children and families of Philadelphia. Under her leadership and guidance, CORA Services helps over 20,000 children and families each year to receive the resources they need to thrive.

Ms. McDowell expressed gratitude for the honor, stating, “I am deeply humbled to receive the 2023 PA Impact Award.  This accolade reflects the collective efforts of our incredible team at CORA. Together, we have navigated challenges, embraced opportunities, and consistently pushed the boundaries of what is possible.”

This recognition comes as AnnMarie continues to lead CORA through a trajectory of growth, innovation, and social responsibility. The award serves as a reminder of her commitment to excellence and will undoubtedly inspire the staff at CORA to strive for even greater achievements in the future.

“The Board is extremely proud of AnnMarie and the work that she and her team do every day to ensure that all children receive the services and support that they deserve,” said CORA’s Board Chair, John Coyle.  “On behalf of the Board, I want to congratulate AnnMarie and all of the 2023 PA Impact Award recipients on this remarkable achievement.  You are an inspiration to us all.”


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