Executive Leadership Academy

Get to know the 2024 Cohort.

John (Mamadou) Bah

Procurement Global Finance Director

Godfrey Bethea 

Vice President of Equity, People, and Culture
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Lyasha Bishop-Gaines

Executive Director
The Early Excellence Project

Donminika Brown

Chief Financial Officer
Pittsburgh Regional Transit

Brandon Grinage

SVP Regional Manager

Donny Hamilton

Gateway Project Manager 
Federal Railroad Administration

Alyssa Ford Heywood

Director, Performance Management
Pittsburgh Public Schools

Joyce Howard

Business Development Manager.
Innovation Works

Jason Jones

Vice President, Community Development
Dollar Bank

Rick Mason

Executive Director 
The Pittsburgh Project

Danielle Mundekis

Director of Inclusion 
Eckert Seamans

Michael Nelson

Senior Manager, Corporate Security 
Duquesne Light Company

Onome Oghifobibi

Assistant Professor and Director of Community Engagement, Division of Newborn Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicice

J. Nicole Rhodes

Associate Legal Counsel 
University of Pittsburgh

Kelly Russell

Assistant Director/Labor Compliance Officer
City of Pittsburgh

Tammy Sadler

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Manager
Highmark Health

Tiffinnie Severin

Director, Enterprise Strategy

LaShana Stokes

Chief of Staff

Rachel Williams

Director, Content Program Management

Shani Yeldell

Community Relations Manager-Mentorship Academy

Michael Young

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Associate Professor of Mathematical Science
Carnegie Mellon University

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