The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will induct five new members into its Hall of Fame Thursday night at a ceremony in the Crystal Tea Room in the Wanamaker Building in center city.
Among the inductees will be Tim Chambers, who operates Tango Traffic in Malvern and who produced The Mighty Macs, a film about Immaculata College's 1971 basketball championship run.
CBS traffic reporter Bob Kelly will emcee the evening, and Archbishop Charles J. Chaput offer remarks. Mayor Michael Nutter is also scheduled to attend.
A press release from the archdiocese (attached to this article) provides a mini bio for Chambers:
Mr. Tim Chambers - Director/Screenwriter/Producer, The Mighty Macs, CEO, Tango Traffic and Partner, Quaker Media
Saint Anastasia School in Newtown Square (Delaware County) and Cardinal O'Hara High School in Springfield (Delaware County)
Growing up as one of twelve children, all of whom attended Catholic Schools, Tim Chambers found the faith-filled teachings he learned in the classroom always reinforced at home. With the foundation set in his elementary years at Saint Anastasia's in Newtown Square and secondary school at Cardinal O'Hara, Tim looks to his Catholic education as setting the stage for his career in media.
Today, Tim is an experienced entertainment executive who has spent over 20 years in the film, television, and technology industries-and has made it a mission to incorporate the Catholic faith into his work in a favorable light. Most notably he wrote, produced, and directed The Mighty Macs. Along with many other accolades and successes, he is also the Founder and CEO of both the Quaker Media Group and Tango Traffic, both located in Malvern, PA and Los Angeles, CA. Tim lives with his wife, Kathleen, and their three sons in Media, PA.
The other nominees include:
- Gerard P. Cuddy - President and Chief Executive Officer, Beneficial Bank
- James Hirschmann, Jr., - Chief Executive Officer, Western Asset Management Company
- Jane Metzler - Anchor/Reporter, Fox News Radio
- Brother Richard Kestler, FSC, - President of West Philadelphia Catholic High School
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