January 23, 2017-  The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia announced that its advisory board has appointed three new members.

Jeffrey Dunne, Principal, Deals-Valuation Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers; David Hackett, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC; and Brady Hooper, Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services, Inc. have recently joined The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia’s advisory board. The appointment increased the number of advisory board members from 23 to 26.

“We are committed to the mission and cause of The Salvation Army and the essential role it plays in Philadelphia and throughout the region. Our board is determined to support The Salvation Army with expert advice and counseling from the very best, most talented leaders in Pennsylvania,”  said Aaron Cohen, Advisory Board Chair, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia. “Jeffrey, David and Brady bring a wealth of career experience and professional leadership to an already outstanding board. “

“Our Advisory Board is vital to the success of The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia and we are grateful for members’ time, talent and guidance,” said Major A. Philip Ferreira, Director of Operations, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia. There are thousands of individuals and families throughout Philadelphia who are in desperate need of emotional, financial, physical and spiritual support that The Salvation Army provides each and every day.  The Salvation Army is better prepared to meet those needs of our community through the efforts and guidance of our advisory board.”

About Jeffrey Dunne


Jeffrey Dunne is the Principal in charge of PwC’s Deals-Valuation Group in the Philadelphia office.  He has over 25 years of experience in providing valuation services for financial reporting and income tax purposes for large multinational corporations.  Jeffrey is responsible for expanding Deals-Valuation offerings in the mid-Atlantic region which encompasses the Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Northern Virginia markets.  He has developed deep experience in numerous industry sectors including Retail & Consumer, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences, Healthcare and Technology covering the valuation  of business enterprise, intangible assets including trade names, customer relationships, developed technology, and in-process research and development projects,  He has been involved with several of the largest international transactions within the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Sector providing both tax and financial reporting valuation services to these clients.  Jeffrey re-joined PwC in 2010 and was a Principal prior to the sale of the Corporate Valuation Consulting practice to Standard & Poors in September 2001.  Jeffrey received his B.A. in Engineering from Rutgers University and his MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

About David Hackett


David L. Hackett focuses his practice on representing and counseling employers regarding the full spectrum of labor and employment-related issues. David has represented employers before federal and state courts, arbitration hearings and administrative agencies. He has defended claims of unlawful discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, wrongful discharge, unfair labor practices, unemployment compensation, breach of contract and whistle blower complaints, as well as non-compete, non-solicitation and trade secret litigation. He has also assisted employers in opposing unionization efforts and collective bargaining negotiations. In addition to providing daily counsel to employers, David drafts personnel policies, severance agreements, affirmative action policies, employment agreements, covenants not to compete and trade secret agreements. He also assists clients when seeking to interact with government entities and elected officials on the local, state or federal level. David previously served as a legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon and later served as co-chair of his campaign from 2003-2006.  While attending law school, David served as a law clerk for the Hon. Frank T. Hazel in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. While attending Duke University, he was a student manager for Coach Michael Krzyzewski’s Duke Men’s Basketball team, which made Final Four appearances and won the 1991 NCAA Men’s Basketball.

About Brady Hooper


Brady is a Financial Advisor with UBS Financial Services, Inc.  Brady recently joined the Garvey-Clark Wealth Management Group within UBS Financial Services Inc. to help provide the highest level of service to families.  His main focus is working with the next generation of your family to provide financial planning and investment advice.  Brady is a graduate of Wake Forest University where he earned a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship.  He holds series 7 and 66 securities licenses as well as life accident and health insurances licenses.  Brady is the grandson of the late Ray Welsh.  Ray had served as the Chair for The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia’s Advisory Board from Fall 2009 to Fall 2015.  He had passed away on February 14, 2016.


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