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Leading us in the right directionFrom our Executive Team to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side that are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.

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Executive Team

Jan Glick, Chief Executive Officer
Sharon Southlea, Chief Financial Officer
Tom Baker, Chief Community Affairs Officer


Jan Glick
Chief Executive Officer

Jan Glick is the Chief Executive Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. She joined the organization in the spring of 2007. Jan began her career as a teacher and  has devoted the past 30 years working in the Pittsburgh nonprofit community. She is a graduate of Duquesne University with a BS in Education and a MS in Guidance and Counseling.


Sharon Southlea
Chief Financial Officer 

Sharon Southlea is the Chief Financial Officer and joined the agency in 2007. Sharon is responsible for all aspects of the agency’s finances including developing and tracking budgets, maintaining all books of account, monthly financial statements, Board of Director reports, payroll and expense control. She also manages all human resource responsibilities such as benefit administration and implementation and oversight of employee policies and procedures. Sharon is also involved in special event management including our Annual Corporate Roast, Start Something Golf Classic and Bowl for Kids’ Sake. Sharon’s brings close to 30 years of comprehensive accounting experience from a variety of arenas which includes public accounting, corporate/manufacturing and over ten years of non-profit finance management.


Tom Baker
Chief Community Affairs Officer


Tom Baker, MA, is the Chief Community Affairs Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. After serving as Vice President of Programs for BBBS for three years, Tom transitioned into his new role in September 2011. Tom is President of the Pittsburgh East Rotary Club, President of the Coro Pittsburgh Alumni Council, President of National Speakers Association Pittsburgh chapter, and Past President of the Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project.  His little brother, Preston, is a 2010 high school graduate and is a student athlete at Franklin and Marshall College. Tom has also been a site based big brother at Arsenal Middle School and Schiller Middle School the last three school years through the Be a 6th Grade Mentor program.



Board of Directors

John J. Richardson, Esq., President
Goehring Rutter & Boehm

David N. Beauvais, First Vice President
Eat ’n Park Hospitality Group
Vice President: Supply Clain

John M. Hagan, Esq., Treasurer
K&L Gates LLP

Ned Schano, Secretary
UPMC Health Plan
Public Relations

Members At-Large

Steven C. Breuner
SOLA Salon Studios

Christine L. Barry
Senior Vice President, HR Operations Executive
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. 

Steve Carr
Dudley Land Company
Area Land Manager 

Seth I. Corbin
Fox Rothschild LLP

Christoper Dinnin
SDLC Partners
Senior Vice President

Jerome Dioguardi
Market Executive Director

John Ferreira
Morgan, Lewis, & Bockins LLP

Lisa Fisher
Vice President of Sales

Daniel Gigler
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Staff Writer/Sports Webteam

Joseph A. Gregorini
Peoples Natural Gas
Vice President Rates & Regulatory Affairs

The Hon. Thomas M. Hardiman
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge

Arthur F. Hazen, Jr.
Medallion Wealth Management
President, Shareholder

Steven D. Irwin, Esq.
Leesch Tishman Fuscaldo Lampl, LLC

Daniel K. Jenkins
JKS Financial

Michael Jennings
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Senior Merchandise Planner

Mark A. Jones
Senior Community Affairs Specialist

Kate A. Lambert
PromoWest Productions/Stage AE
Director of Sponsorship

Patrick J. Lucas

Brett C. Moraski
Frazier Healthcare Partners
Operating Partner

Aaron C. Morris
Autodesk, Inc.
Sr. Product Manager - Reality Capture, IPG

Marc Nyarko
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Vice President, Operational Performance 

Matthew Rimer
UPMC- Corporate Headquarters
Talent Acquisition Director

Andrew Ross
FNY Capital, LP
Managing Member

James L. Ross
Kenny Ross Automotive Group

Howard Swimmer
HRS Management
Founder & CEO

James D. Wells, III
3 Rivers Wealth Management Group, Inc.
Vice President of Client Services

James C. Woll
Kerrwood Advisors LLC

Directors Emeriti

Marvin L. Bellin, M.D.

J. Brooks Broadhurst
Eat ’n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Food & Beverage

Laura A. Candris

Kenny Ross
Ross Development Company

Nancy B. Zappala

Washington County Advisory Board

The Washington County Advisory Board supports the development and growth of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program throughout the county. It is comprised of community leaders and mentoring advocates who believe strongly in the BBBS mission in support of local youth. The Advisory Board provides counsel to the program manager, and it helps to generate both financial and volunteer resources within Washington County.

Correy Dandoy
Carnegie Mellon University

Justin Dandoy
Washington & Jefferson College

Carla Dunlap

Cary Jones

Marriner Jones and Fitch

Ashley Peton
Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Abby Stark
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission







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