PRA Leadership

The PRA Partnership comprises leaders from business, economic development and government from across southwestern Pennsylvania who help to advise and guide the work of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance.


CHAIR Laura Karet
Stefani Pashman


Jeffrey Ackerman, CBRE
Joseph Alampi, Philips *
Kevin E. Boozel, Butler County Board of Commissioners
Jeff Burd, Builders Guild of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Gina Cerilli, Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners
Donald F. Chappel, Greene County Industrial Developments, Inc.
Lauren Byrne Connelly, Allegheny County Economic Development *
Michael P. Coonley, Armstrong County Department of Economic Development *
Craig T. Davis, VisitPittsburgh
Jeffrey Deane, BKD, LLP
Robert Del Signore, Lawrence County Board of Commissioners
Domenic Dozzi, JENDOCO Construction and Real Estate
Sandie Egley, Beaver County Board of Commissioners
Pat Fabian, Armstrong County Board of Commissioners
Rich Fitzgerald, County Executive, Allegheny County
Justin Fox, Independence Excavating, Inc.
D. Tyler Gourley, Hillman Family Foundations *
Dr. James R. Hassinger, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
James Jordan, Pittsburgh Life Science Greenhouse
Laura Karet, Giant Eagle, Inc. *
Jeff M. Kotula, Washington County Chamber of Commerce
David Lohr, Fayette County Board of Commissioners
Richard Lunak, Innovation Works *
Sean C. Luther, InnovationPGH *
Lawrence O. Maggi, Washington County Board of Commissioners
John C. Mascaro, Jr., Mascaro Construction Company, L.P.
Steven M. Massaro, Massaro Construction Group, Inc.
Robbie M. Matesic, Greene County Department of Economic Development

Justin K. McElhattan, Industrial Scientific Corporation
Petra B. Mitchell, Catalyst Connection *
Michael A. Mooney, WesBanco, Inc.
David L. Motley, BlueTree Venture Fund *
Linda Nitch, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation
Mark Nolan, Carnegie Mellon University *
David Passavant, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. *
William Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh
Gerard Pompa, Compunetix, Inc. *
Gregory P. Quatchak, NAIOP
Jason Rigone, Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation *
James H. Rock, Seegrid Corporation *
Laura Rubino, Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development
Robert Rubinstein, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
Rodney D. Ruddock, Indiana County Board of Commissioners
Audrey Russo, Pittsburgh Technology Council *
Joseph Saeler, Community Development Corporation of Butler County
James D. Scalo, Burns & Scalo Real Estate Services, Inc.
Robert Shark, Fay-Penn Economic Development Council
Sanjiv Singh, Near Earth Autonomy *
Dr. Donald F. Smith, Jr., Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) *
Eric Sprys, Allegheny County Airport Authority
Byron G. Stauffer, Jr., Indiana County Office of Planning and Development
Melia P. Tourangeau, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
James D. Young, Crown Castle
Blair Zimmerman, Greene County Board of Commissioners     

Stefani Pashman, Allegheny Conference on Community Development *

* Steering Committee

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