Our Leadership

Leadership. This quality defines the Allegheny Conference both in our work and in our members. More than 300 Regional Investors Council members – C-level leaders from across southwestern Pennsylvania – provide their time, energy and resources to drive the future of our region.

The Conference’s board of directors is comprised of leaders of some of the most widely recognized organizations in the country. Our Regional Investors Council members, many of whom participate on affiliate and program boards, actively play a role in shaping our region.


2016 Allegheny Conference Leadership

Richard Harshman, ATI
Richard Harshman
Chair, Allegheny Conference
Chairman, President and CEO of ATI
Bill Demchak
Vice Chair, Allegheny Conference and Chair, Workforce Strategy
Chairman, President and CEO, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Kim Tillotson Fleming
Treasurer, Allegheny Conference; Chair, Audit Committee; Chair, Finance Committee
Chairman and CEO, Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

Venkee Sharma
Secretary, Allegheny Conference
President and CEO, Aquatech International
David Porges
Chair, Personnel & Compensation Committee
Chairman, President and CEO, EQT Corporation
Michele Fabrizi
Chair, Strategic Communications Committee
President and CEO, MARC USA

Laura Karet
Chair, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
CEO, Giant Eagle, Inc.
Bill Strickland
Chair, PA Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh
President and CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation
Laura Ellsworth
Chair, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
Partner-in-Charge, Global Community Service Initiatives, Jones Day, Pittsburgh

Jerry MacCleary
Chair, Economy & Community Strategy
President, Covestro LLC
Nick DeIuliis
Chair, Infrastructure Strategy
President and CEO, CONSOL Energy Inc.
Morgan O’Brien
Immediate Past Chair, Allegheny Conference
President and CEO, Peoples Natural Gas


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