Advisory Board

The vision of The Advanced Leadership Initiative is made possible by the financial support of Corporate and Foundation partners.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
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Evan Frazier

Founding Director

Senior Vice President, Community Affairs
Highmark Health

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RANDALL DEARTH

Advisory Board Co‐Chair

President and CEO
Calgon Carbon

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Greg Spencer

Advisory Board Co‐Chair

President and CEO
Randall Industries

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KENYA BOSWELL

President
BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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CLARENCE DOZIER

Managing Director, Litigation
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc

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MARSHA JONES

Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer,
PNC

Advisory Board
ROBERT O. AGBEDE

Vice Chairman
Hatch Chester

Bill Bates

Executive Vice President
Eat’n Park Hospitality Group

Esther Bush

President and CEO
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

ROBERT Dammon

Dean, Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon University

WILLIAM GENERETT, JR., ESQ.

Vice President for Community Engagement
Duquesne University

MELANIE HARRINGTON

President and CEO
Vibrant Pittsburgh

DR. LONIE HAYNES

Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion
Highmark Health

DR. CHRIS HOWARD

President
Robert Morris University

Cheryl L. Johnson, SPHR

Vice Chancellor, Office of Human Resources
University of Pittsburgh

Mark Lewis

President and CEO
POISE Foundation

ARADHNA M. OLIPHANT

President & CEO
Leadership Pittsburgh

CHARLENE PETRELLI

President
EQT Foundation

DR. EDIE SHAPIRA

Community Volunteer, Psychiatrist
Pittsburgh Foundation Board Chair

DR. WALTER SMITH

Deputy Director, Allegheny County
Department of Human Services

MELVIN STEALS, JR.

Senior Vice President
PNC Financial Services Group

WILLIAM E. STRICKLAND, JR.

Founder, President and CEO
Manchester Bidwell Corporation

JAMES E. TAYLOR, Ph.D.
Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Learning Officer UPMC
LARA WASHINGTON

President & CEO
Allegheny Housing Rehabilitation Corporation