ParenteBeard Appoints Regional Business Development Directors in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
November 14, 2021

ParenteBeard announced today that Gregory Biles in Philadelphia and Michael Poggi in Pittsburgh are regional business development directors.

In these new roles, Mr. Biles and Mr. Poggi will drive all aspects of the firm’s business development efforts in their regions, including information and intelligence gathering, lead generation, opportunity development and bidding. They will collaborate with the firm’s partners and leadership team to facilitate new client partnerships and expand current relationships.

A seasoned corporate executive and entrepreneur, Mr. Biles’ professional experience includes 18 years in progressive business development, finance, operations and technical positions. He most recently was chief investment officer at Azarias Capital Partners, overseeing all aspects of financial management for the wealth management firm’s high net worth clients. Mr. Biles holds a master of business administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

Mr. Poggi brings over 15 years of experience in business development, consultative sales and relationship management for professional services and software start-up firms locally and nationally. Prior to joining ParenteBeard, he was a key player in business development initiatives for Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.’s Public Affairs Group where he helped launch two new service offerings and led efforts which doubled the group’s revenue. Mr. Poggi holds a master of public administration from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College.