Our People

Board of Trustees

  • Susan  Berman  Ph.D.

    Parent Coach
    Bio
  • Susan  Block 

    Bio
  • Doreen  Boyce  Ph.D.

    Past President, Buhl Foundation
    Bio
  • Susan  Brownlee 

    Executive Director, The Fine Foundation
    Bio
  • Margaret  Conver 

    Chief Financial Officer
    Bio
  • Judith  Davenport  D.M.D.

    Dentist, retired
    Bio
  • Elizabeth  Genter 

    President, Schenley Capital, Inc.
    Bio
  • Barbara  Granito 

    Journalist, The Wall Street Journal, retired
    Bio
  • Joan  Gulley 

    Chief Human Resources Officer, PNC Financial Services Group
    Bio
  • Charlie  Humphrey 

    Executive Director, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
    Bio
  • Susan  Kalson 

    CEO, Squirrel Hill Health Center
    Bio
  • Vivian  Loftness 

    Professor, School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University
    Bio
  • Blythe  Lyons 

    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Bio
  • Kathleen  McKenzie 

    Vice President of Community and Civic Affairs, West Penn Allegheny Health System
    Bio
  • M. Robert  Mistick 

    Owner and President, Mistick Construction Company
    Bio
  • James  Mitnick 

    President and CEO, Ironwood Learning LLC
    Bio
  • James  Morris  , Jr.

    Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
    Bio
  • Courtney  Muse 

    Founding Partner, Cosgrove Pattison York, Inc., retired
    Bio
  • Sandeep  Nangia 

    Vice President, COS Strategy, NantHealth
    Bio
  • Rona  Nesbit 

    Executive Vice President, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
    Bio
  • Timothy  Parks 

    Director of Business Development and Marketing, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Bio
  • Margot  Pyle 

    Trustee, Dedham Institution for Savings, retired
    Bio
  • Amanda  Sauer 

  • Colleen  Simonds 

    President, Colleen Simonds Design
    Bio
  • William  Strickland  , Jr.

    President and CEO, Manchester-Bidwell Corporation
    Bio
  • Andrew  Watson  M.D.

    Chief Medical Information Officer, International & Commercial Services Medical Director, UPMC
    Bio
The Board of Trustees at The Ellis School represents a broad spectrum of expertise from leaders throughout our community and beyond.  With a depth and breadth of experience in the worlds of education, women’s issues, business, and non-profit governance, the Board is dedicated to fortifying and cultivating the mission of the School.



OFFICERS
Susan Brownlee, President
Joan Gulley, Vice-President
Barbara Granito, Treasurer
Susan Kalson, Secretary

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Susan Brownlee    
Barbara Granito    
Joan Gulley    
Susan Kalson    
M. Robert Mistick    
James Mitnick    
Courtney Muse
Andrew Watson, M.D.

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