The Pittsburgh Foundation

Lindsay Aroesty Director of Donor Services, Planned Giving Specialist


Lindsay helps the Foundation’s current donors achieve their philanthropic mission during their lifetimes and also through planned giving opportunities, when donors leave a more permanent charitable legacy. Lindsay joined the Foundation in June 2010 as development officer working primarily with professional advisors. Before this, Lindsay served as assistant director of development at The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut, where she helped manage and complete a $150 million fundraising campaign. She has a master’s degree in public management from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College, where she graduated with the highest honors, and bachelor’s degrees in history and education from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Lindsay is president-elect of the Estate Planning Council Board and is president-elect of the Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council.  An avid skier, tennis player and runner, Lindsay completed the Pittsburgh Marathon in 2010 and 2011. She also served as a U.S. Professional Ski Instructor at Sugarloaf Mountain. Lindsay spends any moment that she is not in the office running after her very active young son or holding her young infant daughter with the help of her wonderful husband, Michael. The family of four lives in the Regent Square Neighborhood of Pittsburgh with their beloved Old English sheepdog, Chester.