Dateline Pittsburgh: 06/22/14

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Schneider Downs hired Debra Stockdale as director of client development.


ThenDesign Architecture announced that Mark Lusik has joined as a project manager and architect.

Associations & Organizations

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh announced the nomination of Carol Steinbach to the National Women's Philanthropy Board. With representation from over 60 communities, the National Women's Philanthropy Board provides a wide array of opportunities for its members including campaign training, access to leaders throughout the global Jewish community and camaraderie through shared experiences.

Radheshyam M. Agrawal, MD, was appointed to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.


Larson Design Group, is pleased to announce that it selected two Pittsburgh-area business leaders to serve on its board: Charles Homan, former CEO of Michael Baker Corp., and Matt Sanfilippo, senior executive director of research initiatives, Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Homan will serve as chairman, and Mr. Sanfilippo as a director. He will be serving on the board's Innovation & Technology, Corporate Development, and Audit & Risk committees.


Team Pennsylvania Foundation's board announced that Laura H. Williams will serve as its president and chief executive officer.


San Francisco based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announce the appointment of Robert Mallinger as general manager and Susan Randolph as director of sales and marketing at its soon-to-be-opened Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, the company's first venture in the Steel City.


First American Title Insurance Company promoted Evan Zanic to executive vice president and president of First American Title's Agency Division.


MarketSpace Communications promoted Trish Parkhill to chief creative officer and hired Amy Trow as vice president of strategy.


Sandra Levis joined Shady Ave magazine as associate editor.


Carnegie Science Center announced that Trip Oliver has joined its board. Mr. Oliver is the manager of policy, government and public affairs for Chevron's Appalachian/Michigan Strategic Business Unit.

Jewish Family & Children's Service announced that Jordan Golin, PsyD, was named chief operating officer and will also continue his responsibilities as director of Clinical & Elder Care Services, overseeing Squirrel Hill Psychological Services and the older adults division of JF&CS. Linda Ehrenreich, former COO, has been named to the newly created chief innovation officer position.

Family House appointed Mike Printz, director of finance, to serve as interim executive director.

Real Estate

Keller Williams South Division of Bethel Park hired new agents. They are Karen Abrasheff, Kilee Bonazza, Kevin Coughey, Laura Friedman and Brian Kirchnur. In addition, new agents in the Mt. Lebanon office are Samantha LaRosa, Steve Karlovich, Marc Gethen, Kevin Hanley and Ana Christian.

Awards and Honors

Carlow University has named five distinguished alumni as its 2014 Carlow Laureates, the university's most prestigious alumni award. The 2014 Carlow Laureates are:

Juilene Osborne-McKnight, chair of the department of humanities, the chair of the Communications Program, and an associate professor of humanities at DeSales University; Dorothy A. Davis, attorney, Eckert Seamans; Susan E. Lee, chief marketing officer, Nederlander Producing Company of America; Deborah Rice-Johnson, division president-health services, and an executive vice president of Highmark; and Sister Jane Scully, president Emerita of Carlow University.

The Frick Art & Historical Center announced Katy Carroll as the recipient of the 2014 Roy A. Hunt Foundation Award for Commitment to Education in the Arts and Humanities. Ms. Carroll is a kindergarten teacher at Pittsburgh Faison K-5, which is part of Pittsburgh Public Schools. In 1999, the Roy A. Hunt Foundation worked with the Frick Art & Historical Center to establish this award. The Roy A. Hunt Foundation Award for Commitment to Education in the Arts and Humanities is given annually to an educator who has demonstrated a commitment to participating in the Frick's education programs, and who has successfully integrated the arts into the students' learning experience.

Jim Broadhurst, chairman, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, was named the Gold Plate Award winner by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.

Gateway Health has earned a prestigious national award at the Dorland Health's Fifth Annual Case in Point Platinum Awards. Gateway Health won first place for its successful Behavioral Health program and received an honorable mention for its Gateway to Lifestyle Management Program. The Case in Point Platinum Awards Program recognizes care management programs that successfully deliver sustained efficiency and effectiveness across a variety of disciplines and settings in the continuum of care coordination.

Duquesne University's A.J. Palumbo School of Business was named one of the 2014 Top Universities for Professional Sales Education by the Sales Education Foundation.

In its eighth edition of the Annual magazine, the foundation showcases Duquesne and other top universities with verified sales programs that prepare students for professional selling careers.

Working Order, a program of the Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania, was named National Business Incubation Association's 2014 Dinah Adkins Incubator of the Year in the general and special focus categories. The National Business Incubation Association is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship.

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