Taleesha Johnson joined The Pittsburgh Foundation in March 2020 as staff accountant. As part of the Finance team, her primary responsibility is to provide back office support for fund raising, investing and operations. Prior to joining the Foundation, Taleesha served as the accounts payable specialist for Propel Charter Schools and as an operations manager for Morrison Healthcare. Taleesha brings experience, a proven track record of success in the accounting field and strong academic credentials. She graduated from Saint Vincent College with a degree in communication. She earned her MBA from Point Park University and an additional master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion from California University of Pennsylvania.
Taleesha runs her own fitness and wellness business, where she primarily teaches dance fitness classes. She is also a proud alumna of The Pittsburgh Promise and serves as a committee chair for the Promise Legacy, an alumni organization that demonstrates the valuable impact of The Promise and support its mission.