The Investment Committee of The Pittsburgh Foundation provides the strategic direction and oversight for the PLF. It is composed of some of the region’s best endowment managers and investment professionals. Bios of the investment committee are presented below:
David McL. Hillman, Treasurer of The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Board of Directors and Investment Committee Chair, is President and Partner of PNC Equity Partners, a private equity fund. 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. A Director of Tangent Rail Corporation, Porcelain Industries, The Hilsinger Company, Bacharach, Inc. and The Orthotics Group, Mr. Hillman is also a Board member of The August Wilson Center for African American Culture and the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
Dwight Keating is Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. Previously, he was a Vice President and Director of Five-J Energy. Dwight served as Chairman of the Mining and Reclamation Association of America, and served on the Executive Committee of the National Coal Association. He served as a member of the West Virginia State Board of Investments. He presently serves on the Investment Committees of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Strategic Investment Fund, Inc., a private real estate fund. He also serves on the Finance Committee of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Dwight received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his MBA from Columbia University.
Amy Krueger Marsh is Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Marsh joined the University of Pittsburgh as Treasurer in 1999 and added the position of Chief Investment Officer in 2006. She is responsible for management and oversight of the University's financial assets and liabilities, including the University's endowment and operating funds, its tax-exempt bond issues and note program, and its daily cash management. From 1983 to 1999, Ms. Marsh was a commercial banker with Mellon Financial Corporation, where she held various management, marketing and lending positions in corporate banking, structured finance and capital markets. Prior to joining Mellon, Ms. Marsh was a manager with AT&T Long Lines in Chicago. She received her M.M. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University in 1981 and her A.B. from Wittenberg University in 1978.
Peter F. Mathieson is President and Managing Director of Guyasuta Investment Advisors, a Pittsburgh asset management firm that he helped to found in 1994. Mr. Mathieson is also a Director of The Buhl Foundation, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and The Bucknell University Alumni Board.
Edith L. Shapira, M.D., Chair of the Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Foundation, is a psychiatrist in private practice since 1991. In addition, she has an active life in the community, where she serves on the Boards of Directors of a wide variety of non-profit and government organizations. These currently include the Pittsburgh Promise, Riverlife, the Allegheny County Board of Health, the Shale Gas Roundtable of the Institute of Politics, the Program and Policy Committee of the Pittsburgh Foundation, and the Board of Visitors of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. Past Boards served include The Allegheny County Sports and Exhibition Authority, the Urban League, Western PA Conservancy, UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospitals, Magee Hospital, the Institute of Politics Water Management Task Force, the Institute for Transfusion Medicine, A+ Schools, and Winchester Thurston School. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and she supervises WPIC residents in Psychiatry. For each of the past 10 years she has been elected by her peers as one of the Best Doctors in America. In 2006 she was named a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania by Governor Ed Rendell for her local work to help those who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina.