McKean Defense Group Named to Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Charitable Contributions List

(Philadelphia, PA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC has been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s List of companies in the tri-state area with Top Charitable Contributions. This year’s list covered charitable contributions made during fiscal year 2011 and included cash gifts, volunteerism, and in-kind donations. McKean ranked #55, and this was the first year of participation in this survey.

“McKean’s commitment to supporting the communities where we live and work is so important that it’s a cornerstone of our vision,” Joseph L. Carlini, CEO of McKean said.  “I am very proud of our employees for volunteering their time to play Bingo with Veterans at the Philadelphia VA hospital or run in a 5K for Bringing Hope Home. Many of the charities that McKean is involved with are the result of the employee’s passionate recommendations.”

As volunteers, McKean employees give their time running in and supporting races for Students Run Philadelphia, building treat boxes for Treats for Troops and collecting clothing for Women’s Way or toiletries for the Bethesda Project. Employees also volunteer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and participate in events for local chapters of national charities, such as the SPCA and the Wounded Warrior Project. Additionally, McKean provides monetary donations to support a variety of charities throughout the tri-state area, including Bringing Hope Home, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, and the Ronald McDonald House.   A list of national charities that McKean supports can be found at

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McKean Defense Group, LLC is a privately held Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.  McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.

Roberta Chagnot
McKean Defense Group