Our Board

Urban Innovation21 is a consortium of local anchor institutions, government, corporations, non-profit organizations and charitable foundations. Our board of directors is comprised of C-Suite executives that represent their respective organizations. The members of the Urban Innovation21 public-private not only provide governance over the organization but also provide financial support.

Rick Adams

Board Member

Assistant Vice President
Center for Learning, Community College of Allegheny County

Scott Izzo


Richard King Mellon Foundation

Bridget Mancosh

Vice President

Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations Point Park University

Jeffrey Anderson

Board Member

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Hill House Association

Scott Lammie

Board Chair

CFO UPMC Health Plan and Senior VP UPMC Insurance Services Division

Matthew Mohn


Reed Smith

Mary Beth Ford

Board Member

Executive Director of Corporate Relations
Duquesne University

Tom Link

Board Member

Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh

Bob Starzynski

Board Member

Director of Business Development
Innovation Works

Robert Hurley

Board Member

Allegheny County Department of Economic Development

Michael Matesic

Board Member

Chief Executive Officer
Idea Foundry

Dan Taylor

Board Member

Vice President
PNC Bank