About Us

UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation is the sole fundraising arm of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation is the catalyst that unites communities and contributors to create healthier futures for all children through life-changing care and cutting-edge research. As the sole fundraising arm of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, we support their vision of being a world leader in pediatric health care, education and discovery.

Learn more about the clinical excellence, patient experience, and research that sets us apart. Get to know our kids through their own stories of hope and healing. Learn about the impact you can make by becoming part of our donor community. Or, simply give to UPMC Children’s today.

Meet the Foundation Board

We are fortunate to have a group of talented and committed individuals providing oversight for our Foundation who are passionate about advancing pediatric healthcare and helping to ensure that all kids and families in our region have access to expert medical care.

Below is a list of our volunteer board of trustees who each represent leaders in our community and their respective industries.

Vanessa Morehouse
Community Member

Gregory J. Weimer
Partner l Confluence Financial Partners
Vice Chairperson

Rachel A. Petrucelli
UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation
President – Voting Ex-Officio

Gregory M. Keegan
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President,
UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation
Treasurer – Non-Voting Ex-Officio

Martha H. Munsch, Esq.
Partner, Retired
Reed Smith LLP

Bryan C. Brantley, Esq.
Partner l McGuireWoods LLP

John P. Burke
Chairman and CEO l Armada

Lalit Chordia, PhD
President and CEO l Thar Energy, LLC

Jay W. Cleveland, Jr.
President and CEO l Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., Inc.

Douglas P. Dick
Chairman and CEO l Dick Building Company

Mary Jo Dively, Esq.
Vice President and General Counsel l Carnegie Mellon

Anita Dressel
Chief Financial and Operating Officer l TeleTracking
Technologies, Inc.

Howard W. Hanna III
Chairman and CEO l Hanna Holdings, Inc.

B. Scott Kern, Esq.
Vice President and General Counsel l C.A. Curtze Co., Inc.

Dena LaMar
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
AAA Northeast

Greg Lignelli
President and Chief Operating Officer l System One

L. Douglas Lioon
CEO, Former l HVL/Douglas Laboratories

Joseph P. Lohman
President, Retired l New York Food Company

Gerald F. MacCleary
President, Retired l Covestro LLC, North America

Joseph M. Manganiello
Actor, Producer, and Author

George V. Mazariegos, MD, FACS
Director, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation
Jamie Lee Curtis Endowed Chairman in Pediatric
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

David L. Motley
Co-Founder and Managing Partner l BTN Ventures

Albert J. Neupaver
Executive Chairman l Wabtec Corporation

Sloan Overstrom
Community Member

Denise M. Pampena
President l Graziano Construction & Development Co., Inc.

Robert A. Pietrandrea
President, Retired l Railroad Development Corp.

Dorothy J. Pollon, MBA, JD
Special Needs Child Advocate

Michael K. Popper
Founder and President, Retired l Metalwerks PMD, Inc.

Kevin M. Rabbitt
CEO l Hornblower Group

Clifford R. Rowe, Jr.
Executive Chairman l P.J. Dick/Trumbull/Lindy
Immediate Past Chairperson

C. Lance Ruttenberg
President and Chief Executive Officer l American Textile

Mark G. Schoeppner
Managing Member l Quaker Capital Investments, LLC

Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD
Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences
John and Gertrude Petersen Dean,
School of Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Kelley Skoloda
Founder and CEO l KS Consulting & Capital LLC

Mark A. Snyder
Corporate Secretary |
Snyder Associated Companies
Immediate Past Chairperson

Rebecca Cost Snyder
Managing Partner l FRANCO

John A. Staley V
Senior Vice President l Federated Investors, Inc.

Joan Rossin Stephans
Chairperson l Rossin Foundation

Alba Tull
Chairperson, Tull Investment Group

Walter W. Turner
President and Chief Executive Officer, Retired l Koppers
Holdings and Koppers, Inc.

Joseph C. Walton
Community Member

Terence S. Dermody, MD
Vira I. Heinz Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief and Scientific Director
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

George K. Gittes, MD

Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for
Pediatric Research
Co-Scientific Director and Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus l UPMC
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Diane S. Hupp, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
President, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh