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Welcome America, Inc.

Welcome America, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization in a public-private partnership with the City of Philadelphia to produce citywide events. Welcome America, Inc. produces Philadelphia’s citywide festival celebrating Independence Day–America’s most important celebration of freedom and the birth of our nation called Wawa Welcome America!

CEO & President 
Jeff Guaracino
Citywide Events & Partnerships
Amanda Kaster


Citywide Events & Marketing
Kellianne Nicholas
Citywide Events & Special Projects
Zorita Dorsey
Citywide Events Producer
Brenda Goldsmith
Citywide Events 
Innabell Flores