Board of Trustees

Entrusted with RMU's future

The RMU Board of Trustees comprises trusted community and business leaders, including many prominent alumni, who agree to serve voluntarily in three-year terms. They meet regularly to oversee university affairs and govern the institution’s strategic direction.


1 - o'brien
Morgan K. O'Brien '82, M'85

President and CEO, Hope Gas, Inc.

2 - dozier
Clarence E. Dozier, Jr., J.D.

Vice Chair
Vice President, Safety, Sustainability & Fleet Maintenance
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.

3 - Patrick
Michelle L. Patrick, Ph.D.

RMU President

4 - Cavalovitch
Renee T. Cavalovitch '01, J.D.

Secretary to the Board

5 - Krieger
Jill M. Krieger '89

Assistant Secretary to the Board



Boughner, Eric
Eric Boughner

Chairman, BNY Mellon Pennsylvania and
Global Head -- Relationship Management & Business Development, Treasury Services
BNY Mellon

Gary R. Claus '74

Partner (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Colbert, Kevin
Kevin Colbert '79

General Manager (retired)
Pittsburgh Steelers

Deborah A. Cunningham M'86

EVP, Chief Investment Officer for Global Liquidity Markets
Federated Hermes, Inc.

delon, gerald
Gerald Delon '93

Chief Financial Officer
Program Productions

Kelly, Brian
Brian Kelly '97 M'06

Executive Vice President and Head
PNC Healthcare

David J. Malone, CLU, ChFC

Chairman and CEO
Gateway Financial

Nicola, Steven
Steven F. Nicola '82

Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Matthews Corporation International

Mark Popovich '86

Senior Managing Director, Co-Head Pittsburgh Office, Capital Markets
Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.

Rooks, Mark
Mark Rooks

Vice President of Creative, Sponsorships & Entertainment
DICK'S Sporting Goods

schott, steve
Steve Schott

President and Chief Executive Officer


Emeritus Trustees

Carrie L. Coghill '08
President and CEO
Coghill Investment Strategies

Welling W. Fruehauf '63, M'05
Fruehauf Manufacturing Group, LLC

Richard J. Harshman '78
Chairman, President and CEO (Retired)
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated

Barbara McNees
President (Retired)
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

Frank A. Molinero '72
Senior Vice President (Retired)
Oxford Development Company

Gerd D. Mueller
Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative & Financial Officer (Retired)
Bayer Corporation

Robert W. Rogers
President (Retired)
Development Dimensions International

James A. Rudolph
Chairman of the Board
McKnight Realty Partners

Theresa L. Scheetz
First Side Partners

John W. Viehman
H. H. Robertson Company