University of Pittsburgh

Advisory Board

The advisory board is chaired by Frances Hesselbein and includes leaders from corporations, foundations, and nonprofit organizations from around the world. The board ensures the quality, integrity, and sustainability of the academy.

Advisory Board 2014-2015

Mr. Kenyon Bonner, Ex Officio Member

Interim Vice Provost and Dean of Students

University of Pittsburgh

Mrs. Suzanne Carlton, Member

Deputy for Strategic Outreach to the Chief of Staff

United States Army, retired

Ms. Tina Doerffer, Member

Founder, Principal and CEO

Doerffer Leadership Group

Dr. Elizabeth Haas Edersheim, Member


New York Consulting Partners

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, Member

Author & Executive Coach

Marshall Goldsmith Partners


Mrs. Frances Hesselbein, Chair

President and Chief Executive Officer

Leader to Leader Institute

Dr. Kathy Humphrey, Ex Officio Member

Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Chief of Staff

University of Pittsburgh


Mr. Larry Olson, Member

Marketing Director

Team Red, White and Blue

Mr. Keith Schaefer, Member

Board of Trustees

University of Pittsburgh


Mrs. Eric Shinseki (Patricia), Member

Board of Directors

Military Child Education Coalition


Ms. Joan Snyder Kuhl, Member

CEO and Founder

Why Millennials Matter


Mr. Sam Zacharias, Member


Gateway Financial Group, Inc.

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