Earlier this fall, a group of about 250 civic and cultural leaders gathered to pay tribute to Teresa Heinz Kerry on the occasion of her handing over the chairmanship of The Heinz Endowments to her sons. From creating Riverlife, to championing causes from the environment to social equity to the Cultural District among…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2017
It was several years ago that Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto was chatting with André Heinz, soon to be chairman of The Heinz Endowments, about development in Pittsburgh— specifically, Hazelwood’s Almono site, where the foundation is a principal. The more they talked, the more they realized they shared a vision for a new type…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading A new public-​private partnership creates a model for future Pittsburgh Projects
On June 1, Andrew McElwaine becomes the senior program director for sustainability and environment at The Heinz Endowments, where he will be responsible for environment grantmaking and building the foundation’s sustainability– related work. McElwaine returns to Pittsburgh from Washington, D.C., where he was president and CEO of American Farmland Trust. McElwaine previously served…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
I am Maxwell Evarts Perkins King, named after Maxwell Evarts Perkins, my grandfather, who was the editor at Scribner’s for Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, among other authors. Even though my mother always told me, “Go to law school, Max” (many of her family members were lawyers), all she ever…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
  • Sidebar Title Maxwell King
  • Sidebar Sub Title Philanthropy Executive
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    • The Pittsburgh Foundation, President & CEO (2014-​present)
    • Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media, Saint Vincent College, Senior Fellow (2010-​present)
    • The Heinz Endowments, President (19992008)
    • Journalist (197298)
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