Board of Directors 2014


Audrey Russo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pittsburgh Technology Council

Vice Chairs
Lalit Chordia, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Thar Energy, LLC
N. Cabot Earle, Jr., Esq., Executive Vice President, Microbac Laboratories
James M.  Jones, Esq., Administrative Partner, Jones Day

Secretary & Treasurer
Larry S. Blair, Esq., CPA, Attorney-at-Law, Metz Lewis LLC

Steven E. Sokol, President & Chief Executive Officer, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Alan L. Ackerman, Esq., Alan L. Ackerman, Esq. P.C.
Esther L. Barazzone, Ph.D., President, Chatham University
Barbara E. Barnes, M.D., M.S.,Vice President of Sponsored Programs, Research Support, and Continuing Medical Education, UPMC
William F.Benter, President & International Chairman, Acusis
Kathleen Buechel, Executive Director, The Benter Foundation
Jean-Pierre Collet, President, Consular Association of Pittsburgh
Monica Coraluppi, Director of Business Development, Compunetix, Inc.
Simin Yazdgerdi Curtis, President and Founder, American Middle East Institute
*J. Christopher Donahue, President and CEO, Federated Investors, Inc.
Susan Everingham, Director, Pittsburgh Office, RAND Corporation
The Honorable Rich Fitzgerald, Chief Executive, Allegheny County
Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director, The Pittsburgh Promise
Tori Haring-Smith, President,Washington & Jefferson College
Lynette Horrell, Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Yenner Karto, Senior Vice President, First National Bank
Anton Lukac, Vice President, U.S. Flat-Rolled Operations, United States Steel Corporation
Kent McElhattan, Chairman, Industrial Scientific Corporation
*David A. Murdoch, Esq., Partner, K&L Gates LLP; Chair Emeritus, World Learning, Inc.
Paul I. Overby, Principal, Paul Overby Associates
The Honorable Wiliam Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh
*P. Jerome Richey, Esq., General Counsel, University of Pittsburgh
Lourdes Sánchez Ridge, Esq., City Solicitor and Chief Legal Counsel, City of Pittsburgh
John T. Ryan, Chairman of the Board, Mine Safety Appliance Company
Vince Sands, Chairman, BNY Mellon of Pennsylvania
Alberta Sbragia, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Charles Stout, President, D.B. Root and Company
Gil Taran, CEO, iCarnegie Global Learning
*Dennis Unkovic, Esq., Partner, Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP
Raul Valdes-Perez, Owner, Advice is for Winners LLC
Sylvia Vogt, President, Carnegie Bosch Institute - Carnegie Mellon University

Directors Emeriti
Frank V. Cahouet, Retired Chairman & CEO, Mellon Financial Corporation
*Alan H. Finegold, Esq.,Law Offices of Alan H. Finegold
F. Worth Hobbs, Former President, Alcoa Foundation
Robert W. Moore, President Emeritus, Financial Executives International
Paul M. Olson, Former Chairman, Cable Design Technologies
The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Former Attorney General of the United States
*Gerald J. Voros, Former President, Ketchum Communications, Inc.
James M. Walton, Chairman, The Heinz Endowments
Ann P. Wardrop, Docent, Carnegie Museums

*Past Chair

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