Speakers

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Check back for a list of this year’s dynamic speaker line-up and to meet the industry trailblazers bringing compelling insights and dialogue on DEI and the future of the Pittsburgh region to the 2021 Regional Economic Inclusion Summit!

Aleta Heard

CEO & Founder of Masters of Maternity

Alison Treaster

Senior Director of Talent, Allegheny Conference

Allegra Elson

Director of Training and Development, Vibrant Pittsburgh

Amanda Neatrour

Chair, Pittsburgh’s Gender Equity Commission

Angela Reynolds, Ph.D

Chief Executive Officer, YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh

Caitlin McLaughlin

Chief People Officer, Lafayette Square

Carolyn Keller

Consultant and Founder of Curio412

Danielle Davis, Ph.D.

President and CEO, Davis Consulting Solutions

David Bubas

Senior Director, UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion

David Motley

Managing Partner, Black Tech Nation Ventures

Dawnn Clisby

Director of Staffing, EARN Staffing

Dayna Brown

Executive Director, Pittsburgh Hires Veterans

Donnie Bedney

President at PSP Metrics, Operating Partner at ScaleCo and Acquisition Entrepreneur

Doris Carson Williams

President & CEO, African American Chamber of Commerce WPA

Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew

SVP & Enterprise Chief Clinical Diversity Officer, Highmark Health /Allegheny Health Network

Dr. Paul David Spradley

Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dollar Bank

Dr. Quintin Bullock

President, CCAC

Dr. Victoria Mattingly

Founder and CEO, Mattingly Solutions

Elisabeth A. Klar, CPLP, PhD

Vice President, Human Resources (Talent & Learning), Highmark Health

Evan S. Frazier

President and CEO, The Advanced Leadership Institute

Gina Winstead

AVP, Membership Development and External Relations, Vibrant Pittsburgh

Jack Manning

Beaver County Commissioner

Jeremy Shapira

Leads Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity at Giant Eagle

Jerome Jackson

Executive Director, Operation Better Block (OBB)

Jessica Brooks Woods

CEO and Executive Director, Pittsburgh Business Group on Health

Joshua Stewart

Senior Vice President, Director of Talent Solutions & Outreach, PNC

Karen Borchgrevink

Executive Director, LA Tech4Good

Mary Kay Babyak

Executive Director, The Consortium for Public Education

Neysha Arcelay

Founder and CEO, Precixa

Paloma DeNardis

Head of Inclusion and Diversity (I&D), DICK’S Sporting Goods

Rich Fitzgerald

Allegheny County Executive

Robert (Bob) Senz

Vice President and Director of Talent Enablement, PNC

Ryan Parker

Vice-President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), CGI U.S.

Sabrina Saunders Mosby

President and Chief Executive Officer for Vibrant Pittsburgh

Sara Oliver-Carter

CDO, Duquesne Light

Sertrice Grice

Co-Founder & Chief Consulting Officer, Mattingly Solutions

Susan Baida

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, UPMC

Tushar Lovalekar

Vice President of IT, Koppers

Valarie J. Cofield

President & CEO, EMSDC

Valerie Irick Rainford

Founder & CEO, Elloree Talent Strategies

Veronica Villalobos

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Allegheny Health Network

Speak at the Regional Economic Summit 2021

Submissions are due no later than 5:00 PM EST on August 20, 2021.