Serena W. Tenant

Assistant Vice President of Business Development

Ms. Tenant joined Emerald Advisers, LLC., as a Consultant in January 2005 and, in May 2006, became an employee as Assistant VP of Business Development.  Ms. Tenant works to strengthen communication, improve Emerald’s relationships with the present client base, and develop new clients.  Ms. Tenant is a member of the newly created Client Services Team that works directly with Emerald’s existing clients making sure the bridge of communication is available for quick questions or concerns.  Prior to joining Emerald Advisers, Ms. Tenant was an elected Trustee for the City of Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement for eight years.  Some of her accomplishments include introducing the DROP Plan, the Pension Adjustment Fund, and the Opportunities Fund to the Board.  Ms Tenant was the Disability Coordinator for the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #5, Philadelphia PA, for eleven years after working as one of the first female City of Philadelphia Police Officers on patrol for approximately 17 years.  Ms. Tenant is the Past President of Mid Atlantic Plan Sponsors (MAPS); a former Executive Board Member of the National Conference of Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS); current Chair, Board of Directors of KeystoneCare Hospice in Wyndmoor, PA; Immediate Past Chair of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Security Professionals (NASP/Phila.) and Trustee of Zion Baptist Church, Ambler, PA.