Today’s and tomorrow’s leaders working together to build bridges to the future of the Pittsburgh region.

Just what is Our Next 75?

A regionwide initiative on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Renaissance to rededicate today’s and tomorrow’s leaders to the “Pittsburgh Values” of citizen leadership, commitment to community, and collaboration toward the next generation of regional transformation.

Why now?

2019 represents the 75th anniversary of a unique moment in the Pittsburgh region and nation’s history, a time during World War II when public and private sector leaders put down their differences and came together to make a better place.

Led by financier R.K. Mellon and Mayor David L. Lawrence of the City of Pittsburgh, these leaders identified the post-war challenges Pittsburgh had to overcome – smoky skies, polluted rivers and a decaying urban environment – and made no small plans. They worked together to make them a reality. Over the course of a generation, the smoke cleared, the rivers ran cleaner and the region became known as among the most livable in America

The Pittsburgh Values they adopted – citizen leadership, commitment to community and public-private partnership – have guided ever more diverse groups of leaders through bad times and good, from the collapse of the region’s industrial base in the 1980s to its emergence in the 21st century as a global leader in innovation in energy and the digital and life sciences.

Today, our region stands on the eve of a new decade and the next generation of transformation, the beginning of Our Next 75.

Who’s leading the effort?

Our Next 75 is an initiative of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development on the occasion of its 75th anniversary in 2019, made possible in part through the generous support of PEOPLES, HIGHMARK, and US STEEL.

Jeff Broadhurst, president and CEO of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, and Toni Murphy, Regional Vice President of Comcast Business, are co-chairing a steering committee comprised of a diverse group of leaders from across southwestern Pennsylvania.

We’re bringing together today’s and tomorrow’s citizen leaders from all 10 counties to talk about the challenges facing our region, to set priorities and to renew our commitment to get the job done. We’re asking you to join with us in a regionwide effort to think about our region’s Next 75.

- Jeff Broadhurst and Toni Murphy

75th Anniversary Steering Committee

Andréa Stanford
Allegheny County
Devesh Sharma PhD
Aquatech International Corporation
Kenny Chen
Ascender
Eric Boughner
BNY Mellon
Dominique Luster
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Lindsay Powell
City of Pittsburgh
Itha Cao
City of Pittsburgh
Michael Huwar
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc.
Toni Murphy
Comcast
Paige Kassalen
Covestro LLC
Jim Ambrose
Desmone Architects
Tacy M. Byham PhD
Development Dimensions International, Inc.
Jeff Mallory
Duquesne University
Jeff Broadhurst
Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.
Evan Frazier
Highmark Health
Karen Wolk Feinstein PhD
Jewish Healthcare Foundation
Kurt J. Lesker, IV
Kurt J. Lesker Company
Aradhna M. Oliphant
Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.
James Gibbs
MeterFeeder
Laurie R. Mizrahi
Mizrahi, Inc.
Joseph Alampi
Philips
Gina Winstead
Pittsburgh Technology Council
Josiah Gilliam
POISE Foundation
Arthur Pang
PPG
Neysha Arcelay
Precixa LLC
Erin McDowell
Range Resources Corporation
Jason E. Hazlewood
Reed Smith LLP
Christopher B. Howard PhD
Robert Morris University
Tracy J. DeCock
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Richard L. Fruehauf
United States Steel Corporation
Diamonte Walker
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
Caine Finnerty
WATT Fuel Cell
Courtney A. Boone
Westinghouse Electric Company

Make Your Commitment

Join us at a series of events throughout the region.

Washington, Fayette, Greene County Forum

icon for date of event May 6, 2019

icon for location of event Noahs Event Venue, Southpointe
2000 Town Center Boulevard
Canonsburg, PA 15317

icon for time of event Registration: 2:30 PM
Program: 3:00 PM
Reception: 4:30 PM

Westmoreland, Indiana, Armstrong County Forum

icon for date of eventMay 7, 2019

icon for location of event Westmoreland Museum of American Art
221 North Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15106

icon for time of eventRegistration: 2:30 PM
Program: 3:00 PM
Reception: 4:30 PM

Butler, Beaver, Lawrence County Forum

icon for date of eventMay 22, 2019

icon for location of event Noahs Event Venue, Cranberry
10020 Pendleton Way
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

icon for time of eventRegistration: 2:30 PM
Program: 3:00 PM
Reception: 4:30 PM

Our Next 75 Summit

icon for date of eventJune 27, 2019

icon for location of event Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Plaza
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

icon for time of event Program: 2:00 PM
Reception: 5:00 PM

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