OAKS, Pa., Sept. 28, 2016– SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) Women’s Network held its third annual Taste For Caring event at SEI’s Oaks, PA headquarters on Sept. 15. This year’s event drew more than 150 attendees and raised $4,500 to benefit the Laurel House, a domestic violence prevention organization serving Montgomery County. The event aligned with the Women’s Network’s mission to inspire and support the professional growth of women by providing educational forums, hosting networking opportunities, and encouraging success.
“We are thrilled with the outcome of this year’s Taste for Caring Event,” said Vivian Estadt, President of the SEI Women’s Network. “It’s great to see SEI employees and our community come together to support such an important organization.
The event kicked off with a presentation by Nicole Rinier, Community Educator of the Laurel House, about the organization’s support services and mission. The Laurel House is a comprehensive domestic violence agency that provides preventive education for students, specialized training for professionals, and awareness events for community members.
Throughout the night attendees sampled a variety of wine, champagne, beer, and cider, all donated and poured by SEI’s senior management team. At the end of the evening, people voted for their favorite wine and beer. The winner for best red wine was a cabernet sauvignon “The Ranch” poured by Steve Meyer and Phil McCabe; while Ryan Hicke won for best white wine with Gavi dei Gavi, and Kevin Barr won best beer with Hacker Pschorr Marzen Oktoberfest and Free Will The Kragle IPA. There was also a raffle drawing, with chances to win a variety of prizes, including a Wine and Spirits gift basket, a Google Chromebook and a $500 Hershey Hotel and Spa gift card.
About SEI Women’s Network
The SEI Women’s Network, founded in 2007, seeks to inspire and support the professional growth of women in the surrounding community by providing educational forums, hosting networking opportunities and encouraging success through personal and professional growth. The Network is led by a board of 17 women directors, with an average of 19 years work experience. Since its inception, over 4,000 employees have attended many SEI Women’s Network events focused on educating, inspiring and connecting women in the community. The group hosted its inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit in December of 2014, and in November 2015 partnered with the Kimmel Center to host “Higher Notes: What Mentoring Brings to Business,” which connected more than 100 women leaders in the Philadelphia community.
SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of June 30, 2016, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages or administers $707 billion in mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $269 billion in assets under management and $438 billion in client assets under administration. For more information, visit seic.com.