Emerging Leaders Program

Get to know the 2022 Cohort.

Deo Alexander

Supervisor Distribution Engineering 
Duquesne Light Company

Nisha Blackwell


Jerrelle Boston

Senior Business Analytics Consultant

Ja'Lisa Brown

Benefits and HRIS Manager
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

Jimyse Brown

Founder & Educator
Hidden Gyms/Cross Culture Sports & St. Edmund’s Academy 

Judah Constant

Senior Claim Manager

Calvin Edwards

Senior Financial Analyst IT & Retail Innovation
Giant Eagle

Marrissa Gillcrease

Marketing Operations Specialist
Giant Eagle

Owen Gombami

IT Audit Manager
FHLBank Pittsburgh

Glenn Grayson

Senior Program Manager for Real Estate Development
Neighborhood Allies

Ange Loiseau

Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

Lynette Mahan

Settlements Manager, Vice President
BNY Mellon

Amber Makokele

Manager of Growth
Highmark Wholecare

 Hattie McCarter

Equity Management Coordinator
Department of General Services: Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunity

Kristian McCloud-Semaia

Senior HR Business Partner

Philip Montgomery

Customer Success Manager
HM Health Solutions

Paris Norman

Global Process Owner

Tashawna Rodgers

Assistant Manager, Field Marketing
Giant Eagle

Allison Russell

Senior Program Manager, Value Realization, Enterprise Effectiveness
Highmark Health

Natalee Smith

Technical Product Manager, Coatings & Adhesives

Patriece Thompson

Director of Investor Relations
Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Natalie Thurman

Manager, Human Research Protections Office (HRPO)
Allegheny Health Network

Adam Wade

Community Resource Officer
Carnegie Mellon University Police Department

Nefertiti Wade

Health Equity Program Officer; Public Health Technician
Deloitte Services LP; PA Air National Guard

Get to Know Us

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