Meet Our Board
Civically, Inc. has a dedicated and resourceful Board of Directors committed to executing our mission and positively impacting our community.
Founder, President - Civically, Inc
Mayor – Borough of Wilkinsburg
Co-Host - Shattered Glass Podcast
Co-Founder – Women for the Future PAC
B.A., Psychology - University of Pittsburgh
M.A. Psychology - Chatham University
Founder, Alliance for South Asians - Pittsburgh
B.A. Philosophy, International Area Studies and Sociology, University of Pittsburgh,
Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa / MPhil, International Relations - University of Oxford, London, UK
Main Street Manager - Castle Shannon Borough Community
Specializes in event management, web development, database administration, and fundraising..
A.S., Information Technology
Community College of Allegheny County
US Air Force veteran and honor graduate - Defense Information School Ft. Meade, MD.
Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Select Realty
Specializes servicing real estate needs for community development organizations,
Marketing Expert - Green and Energy efficient homes for home sellers.
Member of ReEnergize Pittsburgh,
working to improve energy efficiency of homes in the Pittsburgh area
degree Communications &Graphic Design, Ohio University
Former Events Coordinator - Heinz History Center
Board Member, Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh
Board Member - Repair the World: Pittsburgh
Fellow - New Leaders Council, Pittsburgh Chapter
B.A., Urban Studies - focus in Community Organization, University of Pittsburgh
Certificates - Public & Professional Writing, and African Studies
Alexis T. Russell
Kadesh Construction Group, LLC,Pittsburgh
Owner, Director of Business Development Russell General Contracting, LLC.
Focus on renovation and rehabilitation of both residential and commercial spaces
B.S. Science in Architecture, Temple University
Masters, Organizational Leadership & Development South University, Savannah, GA
Policy Analyst- Financial & Digital Inclusion
City of Pittsburgh, Office of Mayor William Peduto
Owner, Chef - The Hungry Cao, LLC
Provides authentic, gourmet Chinese & globally-inspired night markets, cook-a-longs, and unique food tastings for small events and private dinner experiences
GSPIA, University of Pittsburgh
Graduate Student Intern,
Research for Equity and Power Project, a partnership between Homewood Children's Village and the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work.
MSW, - School of Social Work
University of Pittsburgh
MPA, GSPIA - University of Pittsburgh
Student Executive Council - School of Social work
Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor