Variety Board Officers

Michael L. Schneck, Chairman (Gridiron Partners)
The Honorable Tom W. Corbett President (Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC)
Jessica A. Galardini, Vice President (My Benefit Advisor)
Todd M. Edmunds, VP of Development (CHC Solutions, Inc.)
Randy P. Vulakovich, VP of Governance  (Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC)
Erin W. McDowell , VP of Programs (Range Resources)
Mark S. Brennan, Treasurer (Community Liaison)
Donald J. Vidic, Secretary (Free Market Health)

Directors at Large

Joyce Bender (Bender Consulting Services, Inc.)
Greg Bernarding
(Iron Workers Local 3)
Amy Dobkin
(Community Liaison)
Mary Ann Eisenreich
(Community Liaison)
Andrew Fisher (CIM Investment Management, Inc.)
Haakan Jonsson (Covestro LLC)
Robert Kozel (Arsenal Resources)
Thomas Little (Highmark, Inc.)
Keith Loiselle (CDL Nuclear Technologies)
Brian Martin, DMD (Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC)
Joseph Mycka (FHL Bank, Pittsburgh)
Roy Powell, Esq. (Jones Day)
Craig Riner (Highmark Health)
Dominic Mickey Sgro (Community Liaison)
Brian Tarquinio (The WTL Group at Morgan Stanley)
Joseph Toth (Dollar Bank)
Jeffrey Troutman, CTP (PNC)
David Wessel (Power Pros)
Charles LaVallee, Ex-Officio

Advisory Board Members

Rick Bloomingdale (PA AFL-CIO)
William Brooks (Pittsburgh Building & Construction Trades Council)
Andrea Carelli (PNC)
G. Nicholas Casey, Jr.
Joseph Cieply (Highmark, Inc.)
William Fera, MD (Deloitte)
Jeff Hollowood (VBA)
Christine Kobus (Community Liaison)
Joshua Kopp (PNC Bank)
Tyler Laughlin (Allegheny County Airport Authority)
Tom Melcher (Pittsburgh Building & Construction Trades Council)
Robert Mill (Community Liaison)
Kurt Miller (Community Liaison)
Edmund Ricci, PhD, Ed. (University of Pittsburgh)
Scott Roller (The Heinz Endowments)
Mark Pittman (Pittman, Priola & Associates Wealth Advisory Group of Wells Fargo Advisors)
Gary Truitt (Community Liaison)
Al Williams (Community Liaison)


Charlie LaVallee

Chief Executive Officer

Deanna David

Program Manager

Patti Ferraro

Special Events & Office Manager


Kayla Haynes

Data Manager

Krissy Hogue

Programs & Communications Assistant

Lois Kirk

Finance Manager


Zach Marsh

Community Relations Manager

Wendy Parkin

Program Manager