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Our Board

Our board’s diversity in career fields and scholarly interests helps to increase our organization’s sustainability and productivity of our staff and students. Each board member's expertise allows us to adjust our programming in order to meet the current climate of the workforce. This ensures our students graduate with the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to succeed.



Kevin Acklin

President of Business Operations– Pittsburgh Penguins



Brett Nardi

Vice President, Institutional, Government

& Non-Profit,

The Huntington National Bank



David S. Rzepecki

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary- Law, Intellectual Property and Compliance – Covestro LLC


Curtis Aiken

President, CEO and Founder of ProTech Compliance, Inc.

William C. Byham, PhD

Founder & Executive Chairman – DDI

James V. Denova, Ph.D.

Retired - Vice President, Benedum Foundation

Efrem M. Grail, Esquire
Principal Partner, The Grail Law Firm


Jaime A. Irick

Vice President, Architectural Coatings & Traffic Solutions, U.S. & Canada, PPG


Kevin L. Jenkins, LSW

President and Chief Executive Officer – Manchester Bidwell Corporation

Mark A. Nordenberg

Chancellor Emeritus – University of Pittsburgh


Robert J. Powell

Chief Executive Officer – Invictus Leadership Group


Dan Swayze

VP Community Services – UPMC Health Plan & Director of Operations – UPMC Innovative Homecare Solutions


 E. Peter Benzing

Nancy L. Bromall

Michael A. Bryson

Doris Carson Williams

George Fechter

Diana Jannetta

Don Alan Linzer 

John Pelusi 

Michael Schurko 

William E. Strickland, Jr. 


Brian D. Aiello

Amy Atkinson

Scott G. Brown, Esquire

Anthony L. Bucci

Carolyn Byham

Dorothy A. Davis, Esquire

M. Elise Hyland

Chereé Johnson

Gregory B. Jordan

Scott M. Lammie

Claudette R. Lewis

Glenn R. Mahone, Esquire

David L. Motley

Robert N. Peirce Jr.

Lisa B. Peters

Nancy L. Rackoff, Esquire

Dorothy L. Raizman

Theodore Roberts Jr.

Clifford R. Rowe Jr.

Vincent V. Sands

Susan Baker Shipley

Tony Torres

Nicholas D. Varischetti, Esquire

Lauren Weddell


 Mara Bruce

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