Meet Our Leaders

Get to know our Advisory Board.

Members of TALI’s Advisory Board provide guidance and support to ensure that our efforts are in line with the strategic mission.

Robert O. Agbede

Vice Chairman
Hatch Chester

Bill Bates

Adjunct Professor
Carnegie Mellon University

Former Pittsburgh Chapter President & Founder
National Organization of Minority Architects

Esther Bush

Retired President and CEO
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Dr. Latika D. Davis-Jones

Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

2019 Cohort Member

Marlon Ferguson

Regional Director/SWPA
Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey

2019 Cohort Member

David Finegold

Program Officer
Golub Capital

Former President 
Chatham University

Rhonda Fischer

Chief Operating Officer
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Ed Gainey

Mayor of Pittsburgh

William Generett, Jr., Esq.

Senior Vice President, Office of Civic Engagement and External Relations
Duquesne University

Myah Moore Irick

Founder, Senior Vice President & Private Wealth Manager
The Irick Group- Merrill Private Wealth Management

Steffanie Jasper

EVP, Enterprise Risk Management

2019 Cohort Member

Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew

SVP/Chief Clinical Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network

Ena Lebel, Esq.

Executive Director
Pittsburgh Legal Diversity & Inclusion Coalition

Mark Lewis

President and CEO
Poise Foundation

Jerry MacCleary

Strategic Advisor

Arnetta Kelly McCormick, SHRM-SCP

Vice President, Global Talent Curation & Community Partnerships
Giant Eagle, Inc.

2019 Cohort Member

Sabrina Saunders Mosby

President and CEO
Vibrant Pittsburgh

Dr. Mitchel Nickols

Organizational Consultant

Dr. Edie Shapira


Dr. Walter Smith


Greg Spencer

Founding Co-Chair, TALI

Managing Director
Spencer MacCleary & Associates

Andréa Stanford

Vice President, Pittsburgh Regional Manager
BNY Mellon

James E. Taylor, Ph.D.

Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Management Officer

Kuyba Washington

Chief Human Resource Officer
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

2022 Cohort Member

Doris Carson Williams

Retired President & CEO
African American Chamber of Commerce of Western PA

Adrienne Woodard

Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Covestro US

Get to Know Us

Meet the executives that provide advice and guidance on  TALI's strategic direction.