L. Douglas Harrell, Jr.

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1977 Initiate of the Delta Theta of Kappa Alpha Psi®

Brother Harrell’s professional background is one that includes over 38 years of financial experience in the following areas while holding an ABA Degree in Management from the Wharton School of Business and Finance (University of Pennsylvania) Accounts Payable (Operations) , Commercial Lending, Financial Retail and Commercial Sales, Mortgage Lending, Business Development, Cost Control and Reduction, Financial Debt Consulting and Commercial Credit Analyst. Brother Harrell was the Assistant Vice President and Manager of the 7th & Market Streets Branch of PSFS Savings Bank. As a Banker he was responsible for the daily operations of the branch that had a deposit liability of over $110 Million dollars.

Currently Brother Harrell is the Sr. Accounts Payable Manager for the School District Philadelphia, where he manages the Vendor Relations process and Accounting Clerk Processors. This task includes paying over 17,000 vendors for the 8th largest School District in the United States of America.  He is also responsible for managing the daily cash flow spending of the School District of Philadelphia that totals over $1.8 Billion dollars annually.

Harrell is also a Grand Chapter Life Member. In 1996 he served the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter as Social Chairman under the then Polemarch Richard Lee Snow. He also served as Special Assistant to the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for Kappa Alpha Psi, Incorporated, which provided him direct access to our national officers. Brother Harrell also served the chapter as the Assistant Keeper of the Exchequer, Keeper of the Exchequer and currently serves as the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter’s 48th Polemarch.

As a founding member of the “Old School Greek Picnic Association”, he serves as the Association’s President and Treasurer since 2002.

In addition to his professional and fraternal experience, he also sits on the Board of Trustees Ministry of the Vine Memorial Baptist Church, Incorporated (Rev. Dr. James S. Allen, Pastor Emeritus), where he holds the Position of Church Treasurer.