Our Team

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Staff

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council Board of Directors


  • Dr. Veronica Morgan-Lee, Chair  
    Associate Director, Hill Dance Academy Theatre
  • Michael A. Wessell Esq., Executive Vice Chair  
    Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
  • John L. Bonaccorsi, Secretary  
    Associate, Cohen & Grigsby
  • Robert Rak, Treasurer  
    Director of Finance and Administration, Pittsburgh Opera
  • Patrick Fisher  
    CEO, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council

At Large

  • Thomas Agnew
    Co-founder, BOOM Concepts
  • Beth Bershok 
    Chief Marketing Officer, Louis Plung & Company
  • Monteze Freeland 
    Co-Artistic Director, City Theatre Company
  • Rob Hippert 
    Surety Manager & Account Executive, Henderson Brothers Inc.
  • Olivia Lammel 
    PNC Financial Services Group
  • Elsa Limbach 
    Dance Educator and Community Volunteer
  • Clayton Merrell 
    Artist and Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Richard Parsakian 
    Owner, Eons Fashion Antique
  • Jack Tomayko 
    President & CEO, The Tomayko Group
  • Susan Tsu 
    Bessie F. Anathan University Professor, Carnegie Mellon University