Board of Trustees 2017-2018

Margaret Armen '69

Chief Executive Officer
Micro Credit NOW, Virginia

Michele R. Atkins '82

Executive Director
Apraxia Kids                                                

Sister Gilmary Bauer, RSM

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan 

Gregory Beard

Facilities Project Administrator
The Boeing Company, Illinois 

Senator Michele Brooks

R - 50th Senatorial District
Pennsylvania Senate 

Sister Helen Marie Burns, RSM, PhD

Part-time work with Performing Catholic Identity
Trinity Health, Livonia, MI

Rosario (Russ) Caggiano

Director of Sales, Great Lakes Region
Microsoft 

Stephen Casey

President
Stephen Casey Architects                                                                                                                                                           

Sister JoAnne Courneen, RSM (Vice Chair, Mission)

Sisters of Mercy
New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community 

Dorothy A. Davis, Esquire '78 (Vice Chair)

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC 

Bryan DiLucente

Managing Director
LitCon Group, LLC 

Jackie Dixon '11

Regional Asset District Board

William J. Gatti

President
Trek Development 

John K. Gisleson, Esquire

Partner
Morgan Lewis LLC

Jeanne Gleason '60   (Chair)                                                     

Community Leader                                                                                               

Deborah F. Graver

Partner
Signature Financial Planning 

Paula J. Hasbach (Treasurer)

(retired) Tax Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 

Deborah Rice Johnson '09

President
Highmark, Inc.                                                                                               

Larry Karnoff, JD

Principal
Larry Karnoff Consulting 

Holly Lorenz, RN, MSN

Chief Nurse Executive
UPMC 

Marcia Martin

Vice President
Gateway Health Plan 

Caitlin McLaughlin

Senior Vice President and Director of Total Rewards
The PNC Financial Services Group  

Mary C. McGinley, Esquire

Partner
Meyer, Unkovic and Scott, LLP 

James H. McTiernan

Area Vice President
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD

President
Carlow University 

Ana Maria Mieles

Attorney
Cohen & Grigsby, PC                                                    

Arlene Morris '74

Chief Executive Officer
Willow Advisors, LLC, South Carolina 

Thomas J. Nist

Senior Vice President, Private Banking Group
Huntington National Bank          

A. William Schenck, III (Secretary)

Vice Chairman
TriState Capital Bank 

Janet Simon, PhD '67

(retired) Executive Director/Superintendent
Western PA School for Blind Children 

Morton Stanfield '04

Vice President
Dollar Bank 

Nancy L. Stuever, EdD, RN '73

(retired) Chair, Graduate Nursing Programs
Marian University, Wisconsin 

Anna Bamonte Torrance, Esquire

Secretary for External Affairs
Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh                                                                                               

Sister Julia Upton, RSM, PhD

Provost Emerita and Distinguished Professor Of Theology
St. Johns University, New York 

Susan Welsh, RSM '70

President
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System                                                                                               

Representative Jake Wheatley, Jr.

D-19th Legislative District
Allegheny County 

George R. Whitmer

Executive Vice President
PNC Bank 



Trustees Emeritae/ti
 

Judith M. Davenport, DMD

Former Board Chair, Carlow University
(retired) Private Dental Practice 

Sister Anna Marie Goetz, RSM '62

Sisters of Mercy-Pittsburgh                                                                                               

Helen Hanna Casey

Former Board Chair, Carlow University
CEO, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services 

Elsie H. Hillman ✝ 

Pittsburgh Philanthropist

Kevin P. Kearns, PhD

Professor, GSPIA
University of Pittsburgh 

Karen Dunn Kelley

Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs
and Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce
U. S. Department of Commerce 

Eileen McConomy

Former Board Chair, Carlow University
Community Leader 

George L. Pry

Former Board Chair, Carlow University
Executive Vice President
Pittsburgh Technical College 

Theresa A. Scotti

(retired) Area President Emerita
Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors 

Sister Jane Scully, RSM '39

Former President, Carlow University                                                                                               

Mary Ann Sestili, PhD '61

Health Sciences Consultant
Potomac, MD

Regina D. Stover

(retired) Senior Vice President
BNY Mellon              

Sister Patricia Whalen, RSM

(retired) Registrar
Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA 

David R. Williams

(retired) Executive Vice President
H. J. Heinz Company 

Sister Judith Worden, RSM '61

(retired) Vice Principal
Bishop Canevin High School 

 deceased

 



Presidents Emeritae

Sister Grace Ann Geibel, RSM, PhD, ’61 (Deceased)
Mary E. Hines, PhD
Sister Jane Scully, RSM, ’39