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.



Gregory B. Jordan

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The PNC Financial Services Group

Vice Chair

Amy Atkinson

Community Volunteer


Vincent V. Sands, CFA.

Retired, BNY Mellon


David S. Rzepecki

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Covestro LLC


Kevin Acklin

Senior Vice President and General Counsel – Pittsburgh Penguins


Brian D. Aiello

Vice President – External Relations & Human Resources – CNX


William C. Byham, PhD

Founder & Executive Chairman – DDI


Ann E. Cudd

Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor – University of Pittsburgh

James V. Denova, Ph.D

Retired – Vice President – Benedum Foundation

Kevin L. Jenkins, LSW

President and Chief Executive Officer – Manchester Bidwell Corporation


Brett Nardi

Vice President, Institutional, Government & Non-Profit – The Huntington National Bank

Mark A. Nordenberg

Chancellor Emeritus – University of Pittsburgh


Lisa B. Peters

Retired – Senior Executive Vice President – Bank of New York Mellon


Robert J. Powell

Chief Executive Officer – Invictus Leadership Group


Susan Baker Shipley

President, Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Valley Region – The Huntington National Bank


Dan Swayze

VP Community Services, UPMC Health Plan

Director of Operations – UPMC Innovative Homecare Solutions


Nicholas D. Varischetti, Esq.

Of Counsel – Burns White, LLC; Partner – Allegheny Strategy Partners


 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. 

John Unkovic 


Scott G. Brown, Esquire 

Anthony L. Bucci 

Carolyn Byham 

Dorothy A. Davis, Esquire 

M. Elise Hyland 

Chereé Johnson

Scott M. Lammie 

Claudette R. Lewis 

Glenn R. Mahone, Esquire

David L. Motley 

Robert N. Peirce Jr.

Nancy L. Rackoff, Esquire 

Dorothy Raizman, Esq.

Theodore Roberts Jr. 

Clifford R. Rowe Jr. 

Tony Torres 

Lauren Weddell 

Alfred W. Wishart Jr. 


 Mara Bruce