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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

CDC Chairman Featured as Thought Leader in Innovate Philadelphia

Cosmo DeNicola Companies Chairman, Cosmo DeNicola, has been featured in the newly published Innovate Philadelphia book.

Recently released, Innovate Philadelphia highlights important and significant thought leaders who have contributed to the business impact Philadelphia makes in today’s economy.

The feature highlights Cosmo’s entrepreneurial journey from his humble business beginnings to the diversified companies and partnerships he runs and leads today spanning technology, healthcare, sports, entertainment, humanitarian recognition, and cultural diplomacy. “CDC is more about US than me…More about what we’re impacting than what we’ve done…More about depth and breadth than any single accomplishment…A long lasting business, personal and family legacy…”, states Cosmo DeNicola in the feature.

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Our 40+ years entrepreneurial journey has its humble beginning in Philadelphia’s working-class neighborhoods. Fueled by the optimism of being a first-generation Italian immigrant, it was always important to advance our family and community. Half a century later, the vision and commitment remain.

Cosmo DeNicola Companies is a privately held company with a diverse portfolio of Global businesses ranging from Healthcare, Technology, Publishing, Professional Football and Hollywood Talent Management. We’re always looking at the big picture and how we can grow our footprint, while impacting every industry, person and market we serve.

At our core, we are highly competitive and people oriented, as evidenced by our team members who have been with us for over 3 decades. We want to win, have fun and help while continually inventing, innovating and reinvesting in all our companies and their respective industries.

We focus heavily on Innovation, Technology and Professional Development in all areas of our portfolio companies by promoting bold changes and transformational mindsets. In our manufacturing ERP systems, we create smart factories driving Digital Transformations with Cloud based computing, sophisticated performance analytics, Digital Workflows and the Internet of Things (IoT) connectively. Our systems improve our clients performance while they assist community development, create jobs and build opportunities on Main Street USA.

In healthcare, our businesses focus on innovating patient care and improving outcomes. We do this by enabling mobility in 1 out of every 3 hospitals in the United States, by delivering on the promise of electronic medical records and enhancing bedside care.

Cosmo DeNicola Companies’ digital health applications have aided people with COPD to avoid exacerbations and hospital readmissions, while helping them to breathe easier. Our telemedicine technology has brought World Class Medical experts to rural communities, giving everyone equal access to care. Next up taking remote healthcare to all communities in need.

Our Publishing/Entertainment companies, Chicken Soup for the Soul, share inspiring stores that create hope in people’s lives and do so in a positive manner. We reach people through our books (over 500,000,000 books sold), television shows and social media (APlus). Our innovations in these areas focus on creating educational programs to reach communities, schools and young people. Focusing on anti-bullying and the humane treatment of animals.

In talent management, our business focus is on the Professional Development of actors and professional football players. Our NFL Sports Agency has a unique, innovative approach created by our CEO Super-Agent, Leigh Steinberg. Leigh’s approach incorporates a look back to give back to an athlete’s school, community and college enthusiastically embracing the responsibility of being a Role Model.

On the Hollywood side, we manage the careers of actors guiding them through their personal and professional decisions, directions and goals. We provide the vehicle for the achievement of their dreams.

The most satisfying project has been the launching of Cosmo Cares, under the leadership of Morgan DeNicola, Program Manager. Cosmo Cares is where our passions inspire us to do good, while recognizing those who are equally committed. Those passions include World Health, Humanitarian Recognition and Cultural Diplomacy. These passions have led to projects in Africa, China, Puerto Rico and the United States. We work closely with many partners in the implementation and success of our programs including: The United Nations, The Humpty Dumpty Institute, American Thoracic Association and Chicken Soup for the Soul. A recent project has been the donation of a mobile medical can to the Amitofo Care Center, an orphanage in Lesotho, Africa. In addition to providing healthcare services to the children, it will also provide access to healthcare to remote villages.

Vision creates innovation, capital provides the fuel to develop products, broader offerings and ensures long-term sustainability to our business and family goals.

Our family plan is to live local, but to make a global impact. Our continual reinvestment will ensure sustainability for generations to come. #PhillyProud

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