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Festo Okidi

Director of Advancement

Festo Okidi joined the Science Center as the Director of Advancement in 2023. In his role, Festo is responsible for sustaining and growing revenue diversification and financial sustainability of the Science Center through better brand recognition, lead generation and/or market expansion. This includes overseeing and expanding a portfolio of corporate, foundation and university partnerships.

Before joining the Science Center, Festo was the Director, Philadelphia Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Prior to that, he served as Director of Pathways for Employment Partnerships at the Philadelphia Youth Network where he led the organization’s corporate engagement efforts.

Festo earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma.

In his free you will find Festo hanging out with his son, cooking, or cheering on his Sooners, Phillies, and Eagles!

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