Our Board Members - Public-Private Partners

Urban Innovation21 is a consortium of local anchor institutions, government, corporations, nonprofit organizations and charitable foundations. Our board of directors is comprised of C-Suite executives that represent their respective organizations. The members of the Urban Innovation21 public-private not only provide governance over the organization but also provide financial support.


Scott Lammie - Board Chair

Chief Financial Officer
UPMC Health Plan and
Senior Vice President
UPMC Insurance Services Division

Bridget Mancosh - Vice President

Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations
Point Park University

Matthew Mohn - Treasurer

Reed Smith

Robert Hurley

Allegheny County Department of Economic Development

Rick Adams

Assistant Vice President
Center for Learning, Community College of Allegheny County

Mary Beth Ford

Executive Director of Corporate Relations
Duquesne University

Jeffrey Anderson

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Hill House Association

Michael Matesic

Chief Executive Officer
Idea Foundry

Bob Starzynski

Director of Business Development
Innovation Works

Dan Taylor

Vice President
PNC Bank

Tom Link

Director Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh


Scott Izzo

Richard King Mellon Foundation