ADVISORY BOARD

Our Advisory Board is composed of successful, dedicated entrepreneurs and educators who help ensure that we are always offering the most relevant, strategic services needed by Western Pennsylvania’s business community. Drawing on their own experiences, Advisory Board members assess our performance and keep us laser-focused on our mission of leading economic development by serving enterprising people and businesses.

Dr. Sharon Alvarez

Tom W. Olofson Chair in Entrepreneurship
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Arjang Assad

Dean
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

John Bitzer III

President, CEO
ABARTA

Gregg Broujos

Managing Director & Founding Principal
Colliers International

Dwayne J. Bucko

Serial Entrepreneur

Ava DeMarco

President
Little Earth Productions

Denise DeSimone

Chairman & Founder
C-Leveled

John Earnest

CEO
Team Laminates Co.

Richard Guttman

President
Guttman Energy, Inc.

David Jardini

President
Black Diamond Investments LLC

Charles Lenzner

President
Lenzner Tours/Coach USA

Robert McIlroy II

CEO
Robroy Industries

Brett Randall

President & CEO
The Gunian Group, LLC
Aliner

Michele Rice

CEO
Rice Enterprises LLC

Eric Sauereisen

President
Sauereisen

Keith Schaefer

Chairman
City Paper Box

Dennis Patrick Slevin

Tom W. Olofson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Kaveri Subbarao

Senior Counsel & Practice Director, Litigation
Clark Hill PLC

John H. Tippins

Managing Director and Partner
Stonewood Capital Management, Inc.

Jeff Turconi

President
P.J. Dick, Inc

 

Ex Officio

Robert Stein

Executive Director, IEE

Marc Malandro

Vice Chancellor for Technology Management & Commercialization
Founding Director, Innovation Institute