Larry Weiss of Rydal, PA, President of Hippographics Inc., a venture capital
firm primarily investing in graphic arts companies, has been elected Treasurer of WHYY's Board of Directors, where he will support the
strategies and initiatives that will lead Philadelphia's premiere public media
organization into a successful future.
Weiss is active in the community and was responsible for
bringing Chess-in-the-Schools to Philadelphia. He and his wife, Harriet,
provided the original funding for United Way’s Early to Learn program, created
in 2000, which works to raise the quality of early childhood education and
encourage the healthy development of children while providing support and
resources to parents in order to promote school readiness and a love of
Weiss also serves as a trustee of Federation
Housing Inc. and a member of Board of Directors of the Free Library
of Philadelphia Foundation.