Kleinbard LLC’s George Burrell was recently appointed by Governor Wolf to serve as a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Inclusion, and Small Business Opportunities. The committee will meet quarterly with the goal of expanding opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses in the public and private sector.  Burrell said, “I am honored to have been appointed to serve on this commission and look forward to working to create opportunities for African-American and other minority businesses to grow in Pennsylvania.”

Mr. Burrell is a member of Kleinbard’s Government Relations Group. He advises clients on building effective relationships with state, local, and federal officials; advocating on public policy and legislative initiatives; and competing for public and private sector procurement opportunities. He also serves as a strategic adviser to for-profit and nonprofit executives and board members on issues with public implications related to long-range planning and crisis management.

Founded over 75 years ago, Kleinbard offers sophisticated legal services to middle market and Fortune 1000 companies in the areas of business and finance, employment, government relations, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.  For more information please visit the firm’s website at www.kleinbard.com.