The ACHIEVA Family of Organizations recently welcomed its newly elected officers. Each member comes with a full resume of accomplishments and credentials.
New members include:
ACHIEVA Board, Chairperson, William Lestitian—Bill is the CEO/Managing Shareholder for Rothman Gordon. He also heads the Corporate & Business Department of the firm. Using his experience as a Certified Public Accountant he works closely with family-owned businesses on mergers & acquisitions, employment matters, shareholder disputes and helps clients through difficult litigation. He is a native of Pittsburgh and is very active in the community. He has been named a Fast Tracker by the Pittsburgh Business Times and Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the Allegheny Bar Association.
ACHIEVA Support, Chairperson, Raymond Giarrusso—Ray is a Senior Vice President in Business Banking for PNC Bank. Ray earned his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz School and majored in Finance at Penn State University. He is also on the Board of the Salvation Army. In his spare time, he enjoys music, golf and spending time with his children.
The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh, Chairperson, Jon Haglund—Jon is the Vice President of Portfolio Management at Innovest Financial Management. Jon works as a portfolio manager advising individual and business clients on their financial decisions. He graduated from John Hopkins University in 1998. Jon belongs to the National Alumni Schools Committee at John Hopkins University.
ACHIEVA Family Trust, Chairperson, Neal Shipley—Neal is the Senior Vice President, Pittsburgh region manager for commercial banking for Huntington Bancshares Inc. Neal works with companies throughout southwestern Pennsylvania and part of Ohio. Neal is also co-founder of Shipley Brothers Development Inc., based in Wexford. He also worked for PNC as managing director of PNC Loan Syndications and managing director of PNC Venture Bank.
The Arc of Westmoreland, Chairperson, Edward W. Price—Ed is a Senior Project Manager with Middough Inc. and will have responsibility for the development of Middough’s new Pittsburgh Office. Middough is a private company categorized under Engineering Consultants with its home office in Cleveland, OH. Ed has a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Buffalo. He is also a member of the Association of Iron & Steel Technology.