Dedicated to strengthening the next generations of Philadelphia’s business, political, and civic leaders, The Power Shift and event co-chairs, Nicole A. Cashman of Cashman & Associates and Dr. Keith Leaphart of Replica Creative: Design + Print hosted The Power Shift’s inaugural event, Preparing To Be Presidential, at the Loews Hotel Philadelphia on Monday, September 20th. Guests met and mingled with the city’s most established and up-and-coming business and civic leaders. In addition, guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and dessert with a speech by Mayor Michael A. Nutter and keynote speech by Honorary Power Shift co-chair, David L. Cohen, Esq., the Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation. Meryl Levitz of the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation served as the co-master of ceremony with Nicole A. Cashman, and acknowledged the 2010 Power Shift honorees that were honored for their exceptional leadership in their given field. Photography by Paul Loftland Photography.