In the Lead Companies

The art & science of leadership

In The Lead/Top 50: Welcome to our new format for a changing business scene

In the Lead is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's latest endeavor examining the region's business community.

Taking Charge / Entrepreneurs in pursuit of innovation

Working with one of the world's largest tech companies in 2005, John Feghali had hit the career jackpot.

Taking Charge / A vision for leadership

Bill Snyder helped his father run a successful restaurant in the heart of the Squirrel Hill business district for a decade.

In the Spotlight / Best practices make perfect

Over a decade ago, Transitions Optical wanted to boost its workforce commitment.

25 local execs share their stories

Annual review of region's leading enterprises

How we calculated the Top 50 in Business

Figures for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Top 50 lists were derived from company reports, Bloomberg and Post-Gazette research.

Overall top performers in the region

Remember when your parents warned you that the television, which they fondly referred to as the idiot box, would take over the world?

Top public companies based on growth

Companies landing atop the heap in the region's growth category this year generally can boast double-digit gains across all

Top performers based on income

PNC Financial Services Group saw earnings dip 6 percent in 2012 but still generated enough money to break into the top five this time.

Taking Charge

Taking charge!

Entrepreneurs grabbing the reins of their own companies and futures.
-- Entrepreneurs in pursuit of

-- Setting out on your own after
   working for someone else

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