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Ahmeenah Young


Ahmeenah Young

On October 7, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf appointed Ahmeenah Young to a three-year term as a Commissioner on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Commissioner Young spent more than 20 years of her professional career in management positions with the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority in Philadelphia, most recently overseeing the day-to-day operations in her role as President and Chief Executive Officer. The Pennsylvania Convention Center is the 14th largest convention center in the United States.  
Young has also served as General Manager of the Independence Visitors Center and Vice President for Corporate Diversity for the executive-level recruitment firm SearchWide, LLC.
She has also given of her time to many charitable endeavors including the Governor's Advisory Commission on African American Affairs, along with the boards of Hahnemann University Hospital, the Philadelphia International Airport Advisory Committee, Temple University School of Hospitality & Tourism, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the Philadelphia Eagles Oversight Committee for Affirmative Action, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

Commissioner Young also attended Temple University and resides in the Philadelphia suburb of West Mt. Airy.