Please alert us to grads and participants (including yourself) in the news for future issues of the log.
Don't forget to include your class affiliation in your bios--it's a great way to connect with other alumni in the region and show that you are a recognized leader in the Pittsburgh community!
David Betts, LDI XI, Senior Manager | Strategy & Operations/Life Sciences & Healthcare, Deloitte Consulting LLP, was recently named to the Board of Directors for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National MS Society.
Stephan Broadus, LP VIII, Assistant to the Publisher of The New Pittsburgh Courier, was elected as the second chair for the Allegheny County Human Relations Commission--check out the article!
Congratulations to Floyd A. Cephas, LP XVI, Executive Director, North Side Christian Health Center. The center received the Bronze Fine Foundation Award for Teamwork Excellence in Health Care for Achieving NCQA Level 3 Recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home. In addition, The North Side Christian Health Center has received Silver LEED Designation for recent renovations.
Make sure to check out “Reflections on My Year of Leadership Pittsburgh” by Tracy Certo, LP XXVII, Publisher & Editor, Pop City, featured in Pop City Media here!
Dr. Linda Clautti, LP XXI, CEO, Northside Urban Pathways Public Carter School, was recently quoted in a New Pittsburgh Courier article.
Kate Dewey, Principal, Dewey & Kaye, a Parente Beard Company, featured in the Pittsburgh Business Times article here!
Jay Ferguson, LP V, Chairman, Fifth Third Bank of Western Pennsylvania, was recently recognized as a UPMC December Dignity and Respect Champion.
Leonard Fornella, LP XXIV, attorney at Babst Calland, has been named to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter’s Board of Trustees as President.
Congratulations to Evan Frazier, LP XIV, Vice President, Highmark, and The Honorable Jake Wheatley Jr., LDI VII, for being honored at the Annual Willie “Pops” Stargell Memorial Gala, which recognized community leaders for their outstanding achievements.
Amy J. Heinl, PMP, LP XXVI, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Risk Officer at S&T Bank in Pittsburgh, was recently featured in a Trib Live article: When It Comes To Heart Health, Seeing Red Is Good.
Mark R. Hornak, LP V, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC, has been appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate’s unanimous consent as a U.S. District Judge for Western Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Mark!
Peter Kalis, LP III, Chairman & Global Managing Partner, K&L Gates and Marie Milie Jones, LP XVI, Equity Partner, Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck, P.L.L.C., were both featured in a Pittsburgh Business Times survey What is Your Strategy for Integrating Experienced Lawyers into Your Firm? exemplifying each of their leadership styles.
Candice L. Komar, LP XIV, Shareholder, Pollock Begg Komar Glasser LLC, has been named a recipient of the Pittsburgh Business Times 2012 Women in Business Award.
Alyson Lee Mann, LP XIII, was featured in the New Pittsburgh Courier on January 17th as a community organization representative at the December 16, 2011 “Precious to Cultured Pearls” Presentation Ball held by The Ivy Charitable Endowment (ICE) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh recently named Diane Richard, LP XXV, Public Information Officer/Spokesperson, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, a 2011 Racial Justice Award recipient in the Public Safety category.
Selena Schmidt, LDI X, has joined Common Impact as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Congratulations to Shauna Spencer, LP XXVIII, who will advance from Associate Executive Director to acting Executive Director of Family Resources, effective March 1, 2012.
Congratulations to Jeffrey Steggert, LDI XVIII, Organizational Development Consultant, Westinghouse Electric Company, and his wife Lynne who welcomed their baby boy, Luke Daniel Steggert, on December 21, 2011!
Stephen Winikoff, LDI X, has been named Project Architect at Astorino.
Sister Linda Yankoski, LP XIII, Chief Strategic Officer, Institutional Advancement, Holy Family Institute, was recently featured in the After Hours section of the Pittsburgh Business Times, with Quinton Williams, alumnus of the Holy Family Institute, who recently received the Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. Courage House Award.
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LDI XIX and PopUp! Pittsburgh 2012
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The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community
The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community brings together numerous local nonprofit organizations that deliver vital health and human services programs in our community. This year Auberle was lucky to have been chosen to participate. Fundraising events like these make the work that Auberle does to help troubled children and families heal themselves possible. You can do your part by signing up to walk, donating, or both!
When: Saturday, May 19th, 2012
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Submitted by: Lauren Hyslop, Volunteer Coordinator, Auberle, LDI XVI.
Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series
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