Good evening ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to be with you (And if you knew how frightened I am of speaking in public you would have pity on this terrorstricken speaker).”

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Jim Roddey’s pointers on public speaking
On the first morning of November, I walked down the long slope from my house in Squirrel Hill to the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland for a meeting of foundation leaders to do what people in my position do so many times each week: Assess the merits of a proposal to fund…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Maxwell King, head of The Heinz Endowments, died and came back to life — thanks to a little help from his friends
Linda S. Lane is the deputy superintendent of the Pittsburgh Public Schools. A 2003 classmate of Superintendent Mark Roosevelt at Broad Superintendents Academy, she comes to Pittsburgh from Des Moines, Iowa, where she was deputy superintendent of the Des Moines Public Schools.She was the first female and minority to serve as Des Moines’…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
I can’t look at my career path and, with a straight face, tell anyone that it was the result of a plan. I was born in Delaware. My folks split up, and then my mother and I moved to Connecticut in the years before I went to college.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading President of the Heinz Endowments talks about life and business
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