Harold T. Epps

Curtis Kise
Emily F. Pollard

Harold T. Epps is the Director of Commerce at the City of Philadelphia and is a business leader with over 30 years of corporate experience. As Director of Commerce, he oversees and implements policies to help both small businesses and major corporations in Philadelphia thrive.

F ormerly, Harold was the Vice-Chairman of the Board of PRWT Services and served as PRWT’s President and CEO from 2007 – 2014. PRWT Services is one of America’s largest minority-owned firms and a $100M provider of high-performance business solutions, facilities management and infrastructure support services.

Prior executive roles include Quadrant, Menasha Corporation and Polaroid, where Harold led subsidiaries and divisions with annual revenues up to $175M and 2,000 employees.

Epps’ personal commitment to workforce development and business opportunity diversity and inclusion drive his civic and board activities. Harold is currently a member of the North Carolina Central University Board of Trustees and Co-Chairman of the Comcast National African-American Advisory Council. He also serves on the following Boards: Philadelphia International Airport Advisory Board, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Select Greater Philadelphia, Global Philadelphia Association and PHLCVB, among others. Formerly, Harold served as the Chairman of the African-American Museum of Philadelphia, and was an executive committee member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and The Urban League of Philadelphia.

Harold holds a Master of Business Administration from Western New England College and a Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina Central University.