Meet Our Board of Directors
Board Chair, Nonprofit Consultant
Matt brings over 30 years of experience as a non-profit executive and board member, helping institutions meet the challenges of organizational capacity and sustainability. His areas of expertise include fundraising, board development, marketing, and short and long-range planning. He has served as an adjunct professor teaching courses in nonprofit management at Carnegie Mellon University and Duquesne University. He was Senior Consultant with First Side Partners prior to establishing his own independent firm. Matt served as Director of Administration for the Pittsburgh Opera from 1992-1997. Before coming to Pittsburgh in 1992, Matt was the Executive Director of Young Audiences of Eastern PA for 12 years producing arts in education programs. This followed an exciting earlier career as an operatic and concert baritone. Matt continues to be active both as a board member and volunteer. He recently retired as Managing Director of the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh and is a member of several committees with Pittsburgh nonprofit organizations.
Board Vice Chair, Human Resources Consultant at SBS Strategic Consulting, LLC
I am an articulate and accomplished senior executive with demonstrated success in HR strategy development and execution, team leadership, negotiation, and labor relations for diverse groups of companies. I possess 20+ years of experience championing all aspects of Human Resources including employee relations, talent management, safety and health, employee benefits, recruiting, compensation, and professional development.
Board Secretary, Enterprise IT & Business Operations Professional
With a background in advanced robotics program development and over a decade of commercial operations experience, Beau is passionate about applying his efforts to support non-profit(s) with a mission to bridge the digital divide throughout Appalachia. He worked with the Computer Reach team during the summer of 2021 to develop our Digital Navigator program. Enabling the capability to survey accurately, deploy, support, and measure participant skills to meet people where they are in their digital literacy journey.
Board Treasurer, Senior Accountant at Aurora
Andy Zaleski is an accounting & finance professional with a decade of experience in technology-based businesses spanning banking, healthcare, and driverless vehicles. Andy is a life-long Florida Gator after graduating from the University of Florida with his accounting degree. After college, Andy started his career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which is where he developed a passion for the tech industry through various Data Center clients. Seeing the physical hardware and operations needed to host all the things that power modern technology sparked Andy's interest in pursuing work at a tech company revolutionizing industries. This interest eventually led Andy to join Uber's self-driving car research arm, Uber ATG, back in 2017. After 5 years, Andy is still working within the self-driving space at Aurora Innovation after ATG was acquired by Aurora in 2021, and more excited than ever to see the benefits of self-driving technology starting to appear in commercial markets around the globe!
Executive Director, Founder, Computer Reach
Dave worked 34 years as an Apple Computer consultant serving homes, schools and businesses. Dave formed the (NPMUG) North Pittsburgh Macintosh Users Group in 1996. That organization spawned a volunteer-based recycling effort working to rescue school district surplus retired computers. In 2001 Dave gathered a devoted group of 11 Apple friends from the user group community to begin systematic weekend repairs of discarded school computers in his garage with the goal of computer distribution to homeless shelters and food banks across Western Pennsylvania. Computer Reach was born. Dave expanded Computer Reach beyond Pittsburgh, now reaching 47 states and 41 nations around the world with computers, coupled with digital literacy programs, to bridge the digital divide. Dave is one of the founding members of Greater Pittsburgh Digital Inclusion Alliance (GPDIA). Dave also serves on the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (PDEC) Pittsburgh Digital Equity Coalition to advocate for affordable broadband internet, devices, support and programs for all. Dave is also a member of the national advocacy organizations AFTRR (Alliance for Technology Refurbishing and Reuse) and NDIA (National Digital Inclusion Alliance). Dave has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Dave has been married over 40 years, is the father of 3 daughters and has 6 grandchildren. He loves classic rock and long walks.
Reverend Kornelius Neal
Board Member, Communications, Marketing & Nonprofit Executive
Effectively managed a political campaign consisting of 20 plus volunteers. Generated training materials to aid employees and volunteers in achieving both personal and organizational goals. Produced, oversaw & managed the budgets of three (3) non-profit organizations. Designed and published websites for two non-profit organizations.
Kate Maloney Williams
Board Member, International Educator and Researcher
Kate Maloney Williams is a subject matter expert in digital literacy, educational technology, and distance learning. Her professional experiences have been dedicated to supporting evidence-based policy-making, implementation, and sustainable ICT interventions in international development. She is an APMP certified Practitioner and has managed the full life cycle for federal, state, and foundation awards. She has additional experience in research operations, technical assistance, mixed methods evaluation, digital marketing, and strategy development for the nonprofit sector. Kate is currently a PhD Candidate in International Education Policy at the University of Maryland, where she works for the UMD Teaching and Learning Transformation Center. She is a regular contributor and reviewer to international conferences, work groups, and peer-reviewed journals. Although she now resides in the D.C. Metro region, she is an eighth-generation Pittsburgh native with many immediate family calling Western Pennsylvania home.
Board Member, Clinical Outreach Manager at Charlie Health
Lamont is the Clinical Outreach Manager for Western Pennsylvania at Charlie Health. He brings years of experience in non-profit program development and management. Lamont is an active advocate for diversity and equity in tech, science, and mental healthcare.
Chintan K. Amin
Board Member, Attorney
Chintan is Deputy General Counsel at CRH Americas where he handles environmental and sustainability law. Chintan is active in a variety of community activities, including as a youth soccer coach and past president of a foundation serving the South Asian diaspora. He has been interested in computers and technology since before he got his first computer, an Apple //c, in 1985. Computer Reach allows him to stay connected with his interest in technology and combine it with his desire to help his community.
Board Member, Chief Philanthropy Officer, YMCA of Greater Cleveland
Robert P. Kirschner is the Chief Philanthropy Officer for the YMCA of Greater Cleveland. As CPO he provides strategic leadership to foster a culture of philanthropy within the association, while positioning the YMCA as a cause-driven organization committed to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. Before joining the YMCA, Kirschner led Leadership Cleveland, a 10-month civic engagement and leadership development program for c-suite leaders and elected officials. Prior to Leadership Cleveland, Kirschner worked at Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry as Vice President, Development & Communications and also held a variety of advancement roles in higher education including stints at John Carroll University, Case Western Reserve University and Kenyon College. Kirschner earned an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University and graduated from Miami University, Oxford, OH with a B.S. in Organizational Behavior and a minor in Arts Management. As a child growing up in Pittsburgh, Kirschner sang with the Children’s Festival Chorus and Junior Mendelssohn Choir. After moving to Cleveland he sang with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and is currently a member of the Baldwin Wallace Men’s Chorus. Kirschner lives in Brecksville, OH with his wife, Claudine, and their four children.
Board Member, MUSACOR (Musicians as a Community Resource)
Penny Brill is a recently retired Pittsburgh Symphony violist Penny Brill is the founder of MUSACOR, Musicians as a Community Resource, and was a co-founder of the Pittsburgh Symphony’s Music and Wellness program. For more than twenty five years she has worked in collaboration with music therapists in a variety of settings. She has become well known for her innovative work with the use of music in health care. In addition to her work with the NOAH (National Organization of Arts in Health) Code of Ethics Committee, she is part of a newly created NOAH Credentialing Task Force that will develop curriculum for professionalization of artists in healthcare. Awards include 1985 Pittsburgh YWCA Tribute to Women Award, in part for her work on redesigning the hiring process at the PSO. 2016 The inaugural LOA (League of American Orchestra) Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. 2021 Global Leaders Institute Sector Innovation Award.
Board Member, Tech Writer, Taxonomist
I make complex information clear, findable, and user-friendly. Skilled in data modeling, technical writing, content management, semantics, ontology, translation, taxonomy, metadata and information architecture.