Nancy L. Rackoff, Secretary of the Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Foundation, is a partner with the Pittsburgh law firm, Tener, Van Kirk, Wolf & Moore, P.C., affiliated with Buchanan, Ingersoll and Rooney, P.C., where she specializes in estate and trust planning and administration. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Gateway Bank and a member of the boards of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, where she also serves on the Executive Committee, and the Carnegie Hero Commission. She is former President of the Board of Directors of Forward Housing Corporation, a nonprofit organization serving the housing needs of senior citizens and serves as a member of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association.
David McL. Hillman, Treasurer of The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Board of Directors, is Senior Advisor and Managing Director of PNC RiverArch Capital, the private equity division of PNC Financial Services Group. Mr. Hillman joined the management training program of PNC’s affiliate, PNC Bank, in 1976. He held several positions in the Corporate Banking Division and in 1982 joined PNC’s newly-formed Equity Management Corp as its co-founder. Mr. Hillman serves on the boards of The Hilsinger Company, Bacharach, Inc., The Orthotics Group, Wheaton Industries, Inc., and Environmental Express, Inc. He is also a Board member of The August Wilson Center for African American Culture and the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
Dr. Morton Coleman, Director Emeritus of the Institute of Politics at the University of Pittsburgh, is also Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work with a joint appointment with the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Urban Studies. His previous positions include dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Connecticut, personal advisor to Henry Ford II on urban issues, Secretary to the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and senior social planner for the Community Renewal Program in the Pittsburgh Department of City Planning.
Edward J. Donnelly, III, M.D. is a primary care physician with UPMC, with a specialty in Internal Medicine. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, in Kansas City and completed his residency at UPMC Montefiore University Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He is affiliated with UPMC, St. Margaret’s Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and also serves on the Board of Directors of Bethlehem Haven. For 23 years, Dr. Donnelly has been caring for women at the Bethlehem Haven Shelter. In recognition of his work, in 2005, Dr. Donnelly was awarded the Jefferson Award to honor his work with Bethlehem Haven and his commitment to end homelessness and to care for women who are homeless.
Kim Fleming,is Chairman and Chief Executive of leading Pittsburgh financial management firm, Hefren-Tillotson, Inc. She was elected to the position in 2010 after serving as President since 1995. A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in economics, she holds a number of professional designations and also serves on the boards of Allegheny College, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Buhl Foundation, Civic Light Opera, Dollar Bank and the UPMC Health Plan. Ms. Fleming previously served on the Board of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Lee B. Foster, II is Chairman of L.B. Foster Company, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer and distributor of rail and construction products founded by his grandfather more than a century ago. He is also part of a family legacy at Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, as a second-generation Board member of the Museum of Natural History. He is also a University of Pittsburgh Trustee; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh; Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; and a Board member of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Latin American Studies. His corporate board associations include the Wabtec Corporation, Foster Holdings, Inc., and Capital Guidance S.A
Evan Frazier,Senior Vice President with Highmark, where he oversees Community Affairs, corporate giving and the Highmark Foundation, was formerly President and CEO of the Hill House Association, where he led the strategic development of one of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s most important and comprehensive community service agencies. Previously, he served as Vice President of Strategic Planning for PNC Financial Services Group, and Senior Vice President of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation. Mr. Frazier has served on more than 25 boards, and currently is a Trustee of Carnegie Mellon University and a Board member with the Andy Warhol Museum, Hill House Economic Development Corporation, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the University of Pittsburgh’s Institute of Politics.
Mark R. Hornak serves as a United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, having been appointed to that position by President Barack Obama on October 19, 2011. He was formerly a shareholder and member of the Executive Committee of the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, where practiced law from 1982 until his appointment to the bench. He formerly served as a member of the Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and as a Governor of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. He is a former President of the Board of Directors of the Steel Valley School District and former Vice Chair of the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, and also served on the boards of WQED Multimedia, Leadership Pittsburgh, and the Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
William E. Hunt, is President and CEO of Elmhurst Corporation, a diversified holding company with over 2.5 million square feet of investments in commercial real estate; Prospera Hospitality, a national third-party hotel management company; ADS Security Company located in the Southeastern U.S.; and Metis Secure, an institutional emergency notification system. Mr. Hunt is also a Trustee of the Roy A. Hunt Foundation, Chairman of the Board of the Carnegie Museum of Art, past Chair of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, a past President of Pittsburgh Public Theater and a member of the Board of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Jui M. Joshi,is Director of Philanthropic Engagement with the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania and former Director of Development for the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Ms. Joshi attended the Ellis School, graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. and received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She recently served on the Boards of the Ellis School and Phipps Conservatory, and currently serves on the Professional Services Review Committee under County Chief Executive, Rich Fitzgerald. She was President and founding member of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Network of Indian Professionals, and founding member of the Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth.
Claudette R. Lewis currently serves as interim President and CEO of NEED. Previously she was Special Assistant to the Director, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, where she was responsible for the implementation of Change Management processes during the consolidation of the agency. She has spent the past twenty years spearheading important social causes for several non-profit organizations: the Episcopal Urban Caucus in Washington, DC; the Connecticut Interfaith Housing Coalition in Hartford, Connecticut; and the Housing Authority's HOPE VI Project in New Haven, Connecticut. Mrs. Lewis is married to The Reverend Dr. Harold Lewis, the rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside.
Peter F. Mathieson, is President of the Pittsburgh office of Fairview Capital Investment Management, LLC, an asset management firm headquartered just outside of San Francisco. Previously he was a co-founder and President of the Pittsburgh based Guyasuta Investment Advisors, from 1994 – 2012. Mr. Mathieson is also a Director of The Buhl Foundation, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and The Bucknell University Alumni Board.
Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr. is founding Chair of the Board of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County (CFWC) and founding partner at the law firm of Quatrini Rafferty with offices in Latrobe, Greensburg, and Pittsburgh. Mr. Quatrini, who has 38 years of legal experience, concentrates his practice in the area of workers’ compensation and the representation of injured workers, exclusively. Mr. Quatrini is co-editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute manual on workers compensation and frequently lectures, across the state, on the subject. He is past president of the Westmoreland Bar Association and currently sits on the boards of the Westmoreland Land Trust, the Latrobe Community Revitalization Committee, and the Duquesne Law Alumni Association.
Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., is President and CEO of Christian Management Enterprises, LLC and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business at Point Park University. He previously was President and CEO of Landmarks Community Capital Corporation. He was the first Regional Director of Fannie Mae's Southwestern Pennsylvania business office and managed a $2 billion mortgage plan. He led Dollar Bank to its first ever "Outstanding" CRA rating from the Office of Thrift Supervision when he served as Vice President of Community Development. He has received numerous local, regional, educational and national awards for his charitable and community work.
Walter H. Smith, Jr., Ph.D. recently retired from Family Resources after serving the organization since 1987 and as Executive Director since 1997. Family Resources serves more than 20,000 children, teens and adults residing in Allegheny County with concerns related to preventing and treating child abuse and neglect. Dr. Smith is a licensed psychologist with a private practice that specializes in treating children, couples, and families. He is the founding member of the Western Pennsylvania Family Center, an education resource center for lay and professional persons interested in family therapy and family studies.
William Strickland is President and Chief Executive of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG) and Bidwell Training Center BTC), both founded in 1968. Under his leadership, the organization has completed the development of a new 40,000 sq ft medical technology complex and a 62,000 sq. ft. facility as a mortgage-free asset for MCG and BTC. The facilities include a 350-seat music/lecture hall, library, arts studios and labs, dining and meeting rooms and state-of-the-art award-winning audio and video recording studios. A native of Pittsburgh, Mr. Strickland earned a B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh and in 1996 he was awarded the MacArthur Genius Award for leadership and ingenuity in the arts.
Robert P. Bozzone is former Chairman of Allegheny Technologies, former Chairman of Water Pik Technologies, Inc., a former Director of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, and former Chairman of Duquesne Light Holdings and the Pittsburgh Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Mr. Bozzone is a member of the Board of Trustees of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and serves on the boards of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Science Center. He previously served on the Salvation Army Advisory Board and is former Chairman of the Board of the Greater Pittsburgh Council, Boy Scouts of America.
James Broadhurst, Director Emeritus, is Chairman of Eat 'n Park Hospitality Group. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and on the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Broadhurst previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the United Way of Allegheny County. Mr. Broadhurst retired from The Pittsburgh Foundation's Board of Directors in March 2005 after serving with distinction for five years as Chairman, and as a Board member since 1995.
Joanne Burley, Ph.D., Director Emerita,is the retired Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education, a consortium of colleges and universities in Allegheny County. Previously, Dr. Burley served as CEO/Chancellor of the Allegheny Campus (previously known as the McKeesport Campus) of the Pennsylvania State University. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors of the Urban League of Pittsburgh and is a former Board member of The Forbes Funds. Dr. Burley is a Life Trustee of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and previously served as Chair of the Board of the former Multi-Cultural Arts Initiative. She is a member of the Board of the Pittsburgh Public Service Fund and the Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace Advisory Board.
Joseph L. Calihan, Director Emeritus, is retired Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Foundation’s Board. He is a Managing Partner in Bradford Capital Partners. He is Chairman of Bradford Schools and serves on the Board of Directors of the Extra Mile Education Foundation. Mr. Calihan also serves on the Investment Advisory Committee of the Strategic Investment Fund, an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and the Advisory Council of the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. He is a Trustee Emeritus of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Estelle F. Comay, Director Emerita, is a partner in the law firm of Marcus & Shapira LLP, where she specializes in corporate and commercial real estate law, and serves on the boards of directors of the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Heinz History Center, the Falk Foundation, istory CenterHistory CenterThree Rivers Arts Festival, the National Board of Governors of the American Jewish Committee, the Rauh Jewish Archives and the Advisory Board of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work among others. She is also a member of the United Jewish Federation’s Urban Affairs Foundation. Ms. Comay retired from The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Board of Directors in March 2006 after serving with distinction for nine years and is a Board member of the Foundation’s Supporting Organizations, the Buncher Foundation and the Charles Kaufman Foundation.
William J. Copeland, Director Emeritus, is retired Vice Chairman of PNC Financial Corporation. He is a Trustee of The William J. Copeland Fund at The Pittsburgh Foundation, founding Vice Chairman of the Health Education Center, and Chairman Emeritus of Family House and of the Civic Light Opera. Mr. Copeland is a co-founder and Vice President of the National Flag Foundation and Director Emeritus of St. Clair Memorial Hospital.
Douglas D. Danforth, Director Emeritus, is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Mr. Danforth is past Chairman of the Board of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is also past Chairman of the Board of Carnegie Mellon University and continues to serve as a Life Trustee of the University. Additionally, Mr. Danforth serves as a Trustee of Syracuse University.
Mary Lou McLaughlin, Director Emerita, is a member of numerous boards of directors, including the Committee for Oversight in Organ Transplantation, International Women’s Forum Western Pennsylvania Chapter, Little Sisters of the Poor, the Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative and the Honor Board at WQED Multimedia. She was the founding Executive Director of Family House and is a member of the Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace Advisory Board.
Aaron Walton, Director Emeritus, is retired Vice Chairman of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. He is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Highmark, Inc., and is active in many organizations and institutions, including the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, California University of Pennsylvania, Gateway Health Plan, Highmark Foundation, Rivers Club and the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce.