More Endorsed Delaware County Candidates


Jennifer Leith

Throughout her personal life and professional career, Jen Leith has demonstrated a commitment to civic engagement for the collective good.

Born and raised in the Harrowgate section of Philadelphia, she attended Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls in Hunting Park. She double majored in Political Science and History at Bucknell University and received a Master of Arts degree in History from Rutgers University. She recently completed a year-long (2015-2016) Leading for Change Fellowship at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, an intensive and experiential development program that integrates the latest insights in business, leadership, public policy and innovation to strengthen leadership capacity and networks among local public sector leaders.

Brian Zidek

Brian Zidek is an experienced business leader and executive. He currently is President of Excess Reinsurance, a national company and a leader in the self-funded medical reinsurance industry. Brian began his professional career practicing law at Duane Morris LLP in the Reorganization and Finance Department. Then, Brian was hired as a Vice President and General Counsel for Excess Reinsurance Underwriters. Brian also founded Excess Management Company where he served as the managing partner before selling the company in 2014.


Joanne Phillips

Joanne has been a commercial real estate lawyer for almost 30 years with extensive experience in zoning and land use, real estate development, acquisitions and sales, leasing, eminent domain and valuation matters, easements, and real estate financing.


Jerry Sanders

A retired Deputy Sheriff, Jerry Sanders, has dedicated his life to public service and ministry. A resident of Drexel Hill, Jerry is the Chaplain of Deer Meadows Retirement community, a 140-year-old, 300-unit facility, where he coordinates religious services and ministers to the spiritual needs of residents.


Mary Walk

Mary Walk was born and raised in the City of Chester and is a graduate of the former Notre Dame High School in Moylan, Rose Valley. Mary received her undergraduate degree with Honors from Rutgers University where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1999, she received her J.D. from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law where she was a member of the Temple Law Review.