Roger Jackson Jr.

was named chief executive officer of Arise Academy Charter High School, Philadelphia. The school, set to open this fall, was founded by the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition. Jackson most recently was vice president and chief operating officer of the Educational Advancement Alliance Inc.

Grubb & Ellis Co., a real estate services and investment firm, said Thomas Green had joined as vice president, Industrial Group, in Marlton. Green had been an investment officer for First Industrial Realty Trust Inc.

Destination ImagiNation Inc., a Glassboro nonprofit education organization, named Charles Cadle chief executive officer. He had been chief information officer at Gordon College, a liberal-arts college in Wenham, Mass.

Ashlyn Delson has been promoted to marketing director of Willow Grove Park by its owner/manager, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, of Philadelphia. Delson had been assistant marketing director at Willow Grove Park.

The Company of Women, a Philadelphia women's networking organization focused on supporting female small-business pioneers, appointed Leslie Padilla as its chief networking officer. Padilla, who also is principal of Leslie Padilla Public Relations, Malvern, had been senior director of public relations for the Comcast Network.

Bristol Riverside Theatre, a professional theater company in Bucks County, named Amy Kaissar to the new position of managing director. The establishment of the position had been supported by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Philadelphia Cultural Management Initiative. Kaissar had been associate producer at the Foundry Theatre in New York.

Edward Cambron was named executive director of the Kimmel Center's inaugural international arts festival, scheduled to take place in 2011. Cambron has been vice president, marketing and public relations, for the Philadelphia Orchestra.