Pittsburgh Business Times: Pittsburgh Power 100 2024: Catalysts

The Pittsburgh Power 100, a listing of the region’s most influential business leaders, is being presented by categories this year. Here are Catalysts.

They stand at the intersection of research, job training and economic development. Their schools and organizations lure investment and partnerships. They are helping to build the workforce of the future and the leaders of tomorrow.

Jenn Beer

President and CEO, Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.

Jenn Beer has led Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., the region’s foremost leadership development and networking organization, since June 2022. Leadership Pittsburgh offers three different cohort-based annual leadership training programs and has served the region for over three decades — its alumni network is made up of over 3,000 influential leaders, with LPI also providing a board matching service to help alumni land board service positions with local nonprofits. Prior to joining LPI, Beer spent 15 years with the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, most recently as vice president for government affairs, doing work that contributed to the 2022 announcement that the state of Pennsylvania would be gradually lowering its corporate net income tax, making Pennsylvania more attractive for potential business investments. In addition to her role at LPI, Beer serves on the boards of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, Local Government Academy, Latino Community Center and Trying Together.


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