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.

Officers

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

Chair
Chairman, WATT Fuel Cell Corp

 
2 - Coghill
Carrie Coghill '08, CFP, AIF

Vice Chair
President and CEO
Coghill Investment Strategies

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

Secretary to the Board

 
5 - Krieger
Jill M. Krieger '89

Assistant Secretary to the Board

 

Members

archer
Richard Archer '83

Partner, Risk Advisory Services
KPMG LLP

 
ball
Leroy Ball M'97

President and Chief Executive Officer
Koppers Inc.

 
behling
Harry W. Behling '90

President
BBL Fleet

 
Boughner, Eric
Eric Boughner

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

 
bryant
Christine Bryant

Senior Vice President
Polyurethanes – North America, Covestro LLC

 
claus
Gary R. Claus '74

Partner (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 
colbert
Kevin Colbert '79

Vice President and General Manager
Pittsburgh Steelers

 
cunningham
Deborah A. Cunningham M'86

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

 
delon, gerald
Gerald Delon '93

Chief Financial Officer
NEP Group, Inc.

 
dicuccio
Margaret Hardt DiCuccio, Ph.D., RN, MSN

Chief Nursing Officer
Allegheny General Hospital

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

Managing Director, Litigation
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.

 
Hammel IV, Chuck
Chuck Hammel IV '07

Vice President, Supply Chain Solutions
PITT OHIO

 
homan
Charles I. Homan, P.E.

President (Retired) 
Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan

 
hunley
Thomas A. Hunley '84

Retail Banking Executive

 
jacobs, katie
Katie R. Jacobs

Director
Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C.

 
Kelly, Brian
Brian Kelly '97 M'06

Executive Vice President and Head
PNC Healthcare

 
klemash, stephen
Stephen W. Klemash '82

EY Americas Leader, Center for Board Matters
Ernst & Young, LLP

 
lancia
David J. Lancia '79 M'86

Partner (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 
larkins-pettigrew
Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, M.D., M.Ed, MPPM

Chief Clinical Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Allegheny Health Network

 
larrimer
Karen L. Larrimer

Executive Vice President / CEO, Retail Banking
PNC Financial Services Group

 
Lucot, John
John Lucot

Retired President and COO
Giant Eagle

 
malone
David J. Malone, CLU, ChFC

President and CEO
Gateway Financial

 
Nicola, Steven
Steven F. Nicola '82

Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Matthews Corporation International

 
o'connor
Kolia J. O'Connor

Head of School 
Sewickley Academy

 
pallone, mark
Mark Pallone '82

Partner (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 
popovich
Mark Popovich '86

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

 
Powers, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Powers

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated

 
sanders
Ambassador (Retired) Robin R. Sanders D'10, D.Sc.

Chief Executive Officer
FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative

 
schott, steve
Steve Schott

President and Chief Executive Officer
Calgon Carbon Corporation

 
smith
Michael J. Smith '77

President and CEO
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

 
Stachel, Rochelle
H. Rochelle Stachel '91

President and Founder
HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc.

 
van oss
Stephen A. Van Oss

Operations Partner - Distribution
Gamut Capital

 
waldron
John J. Waldron '82

Chief Executive Officer
Waldron Private Wealth

 
walker, cheryl
Cheryl Walker '78

Executive Director 
Manchester Youth Development Center

 

Emeritus Trustees

Nick H. Prater
(Retired)
Mobay Corp.

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

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
Partner
First Side Partners

John W. Viehman
(Retired)
H. H. Robertson Company