Meet Our Board

PULSE is governed by a Board of Directors, which includes professionals, nonprofit leaders, and program alumni who live in Pittsburgh. Under the oversight of the Board of Directors, PULSE is administered by six full-time employees. Funding comes nonprofit partner stipend from nonprofit partners and from individuals, community, and faith organizations. Governing documents, financial statements, and other pertinent information are available upon request and can be accessed through our full Guidestar profile from the Pittsburgh Foundation.

Board of Directors:

Feyisola Akintola
Special Initiatives Manager, Office of Mayor William Peduto
City of Pittsburgh

Annie Clough
Senior Community Relations Coordinator
UPMC Health Plan

Laura Debick
Assurance Services Manager
Sisterson & Co. LLP

Maggie Aupperlee
Meet Maggie

Victoria Hoang
Master’s Candidate for Business Administration and International Development
University of Pittsburgh

Harry Kunze
Sapientia, LLC

Leilani Mears
QA Manager, VP
PNC Bank

Kristian Penn
Project Manager, Business Development Solutions
FedEx Ground

Justin Romano, Esquire
Attisano & Romano

John Tompkins
Special Asset Coordinator
PNC Bank

Mick Torre
Senior Manager, Financial Transactions & Policy

Nathan Troxell
Industry Development Director
Think About Your Eyes & The Vision Council


Josh Van Dyke
Vice President, Product Manager
PNC Bank

Erin Marie Williams-Hatala, P.h.d.
Associate Professor of Biology
Chatham University

Lucas Miller
General Counsel
K&L Gates