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 - Harshman
Richard J. Harshman '78

Chair
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated

 
2 - Coghill
Carrie Coghill '08, CFP, AIF

Vice Chair
President and CEO
Coghill Investment Strategies

 
3 - Klemash
Stephen W. Klemash '82

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

 
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

President
BBL Fleet

 
bouchard
James P. Bouchard

Founder / Chairman / CEO
Esmark, Inc. and Esmark Steel Group, LLC

 
broadhurst
Jeffrey S. Broadhurst

President and CEO 
Eat'n Park Hospitality Group

 
bryant
Christine Bryant

Senior Vice President
Polyurethanes – North America, Covestro LLC

 
claus
Gary R. Claus '74

Partner (Retired) - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

 
colbert
Kevin Colbert '79

General Manager 
Pittsburgh Steelers

 
cunningham
Deborah A. Cunningham M'86

Chief Investment Officer
Federated Investors

 
dicuccio
Margaret Hardt DiCuccio, RN, MSN

Chief Nursing Officer
Allegheny General Hospital

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

Managing Director, Litigation
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc.

 
gregovits
Victor Gregovits '86

President
VSG Consulting, LLC

 
homan
Charles I. Homan, P.E.

President (Retired) 
Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan

 
hunley
Thomas A. Hunley '84

Retail Banking Executive

 
lancia
David J. Lancia '79 M'86

Partner (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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

Edgar B. Jackson Chair for Clinical Excellence & Diversity
Associate Professor/Head of Global Health Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology & Reproductive Biology
Assistant Dean of Students, Case Western Reserve University 
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

 
larrimer
Karen L. Larrimer

Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
PNC Financial Services Group

 
malone
David J. Malone, CLU, ChFC

President and CEO
Gateway Financial

 
Norman F. Mitry
Norman F. Mitry '74

President and CEO 
Heritage Valley Health System

 
o'brien
Morgan K. O'Brien '82, M'85

President and CEO
Peoples Natural Gas

 
o'connor
Kolia J. O'Connor

Head of School 
Sewickley Academy

 
popovich
Mark Popovich

Senior Managing Director and Head of Pittsburgh Office 
HFF

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

Chief Executive Officer
FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative

 
smith
Michael J. Smith '77

President and CEO
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

 
sokulski
Gary Sokulski '79

Chief Operating Officer
Reed Smith LLP

 
spencer
Gregory R. Spencer

Chief Executive Officer
Randall Industries LLC

 
Thomas W. Sterling - RMU Board Member
Thomas W. Sterling

Senior Vice President - Administration (Retired)
U. S. Steel Corp.

 
van oss
Stephen A. Van Oss

Operations Partner - Distribution
Gamut Capital

 
waldron
John J. Waldron '82

Chief Executive Officer
Waldron Private Wealth

 

Emeritus Trustees

Default
Nick H. Prater

(Retired)
Mobay Corp.

 
fruehauf
Welling W. Fruehauf '63, M'05

President/CEO
Fruehauf Manufacturing Group, LLC

 
mcnees
Barbara McNees

President (Retired)
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

 
molinero
Frank A. Molinero '72

Senior Vice President (Retired)
Oxford Development Company

 
mueller
Gerd D. Mueller

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative & Financial Officer (Retired)
Bayer Corporation

 
rogers
Robert W. Rogers

President (Retired)
Development Dimensions International

 
rooney
Patricia R. Rooney

Civic Leader

 
rudolph
James A. Rudolph

Chairman of the Board
McKnight Realty Partners

 
scheetz
Theresa L. Scheetz

Partner
First Side Partners

 
viehman
John W. Viehman

(Retired)
H. H. Robertson Company