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Mission Statement                                                                                                                                        Letter from the Chair
 The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates – the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, the                                  A Challenging Year
 Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance – work together to stimulate
 economic growth and improve the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.                                                                           For more than two years now, as the world has           could undo many of the gains we have made in
                                                                                                                                                         struggled to emerge from a deep recession, many         improving the competitiveness of the Common-
                                                                                                                                                         in our region have felt the strain as well. The re-     wealth and our region.
                                                                                                                                                         covery has come in fits and starts in manufactur-

About the Conference                                                                                                                                     ing and other key sectors that create much of our
                                                                                                                                                         region’s wealth. Through it all, however, our re-
                                                                                                                                                         gion has enjoyed a relatively better economic per-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 As I embark on my last year as Conference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chair, we move toward achieving the goals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 set in the 2009-2011 agenda: simpler, more
      ounded in 1944, the Allegheny Conference      Three affiliated organizations, each staffed by     cure public sector investment and legislative    formance than most.                                     cost-effective government, sound trans-
 F    on Community Development is one of the
 nation’s leading economic and community de-
                                                    the Conference, provide research and analysis,
                                                    advocacy and marketing to realize the vision
                                                                                                        and regulatory improvements to our busi-
                                                                                                        ness climate.                                    Our diverse economy and real, if incremental, im-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 portation infrastructure, a competitive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 business climate, creating jobs through
                                                                                                                                                         provements to our business climate in this              business investment and building a
 velopment organizations, combining strong          of the Conference leadership.
                                                                                                        The PITTSBURGH REGIONAL ALLIANCE (PRA),          decade have helped to keep the regional unem-           21st-century workplace. We also embark
 private sector leadership with commitment                                                                                                               ployment rate below the national average, and
                                                    The PENNSYLVANIA ECONOMY LEAGUE OF                  a 10-county regional economic development                                                                on our agenda-setting process for 2012-
 from public sector partners. Our strategic focus                                                                                                        we continue to attract global attention for our         2014. By harnessing the collective en-
 is on creating a more competitive business cli-    SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA provides                  partnership, markets southwestern Pennsyl-
                                                                                                                                                         story of regional transformation. We have more          ergy of our Regional Investors and
 mate and marketing the Pittsburgh region for       public policy research and analysis on the most     vania to companies across the region and
                                                                                                                                                         than 20,000 open jobs in the region. There is           many partners in the region we can as-
 investment, job creation and top talent. The       critical issues for our region’s competitiveness.   around the world to attract capital investment   every reason to imagine a bright future here. Yet       sure our bright future.
 Conference relies upon the Regional Investors                                                          and stimulate job creation.                      that future is far from assured.
                                                    The GREATER PITTSBURGH CHAMBER OF
 Council – leaders of more than 300 companies       COMMERCE, working with private and public           Learn more about how our structure                                                                       John P. Surma
 and organizations – to provide time, talent and                                                                                                         Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is facing a           Chair, Allegheny Conference on
                                                    sector partners, serves as our region’s chief       works on page 4.                                 stark fiscal reality. There is a danger that the ef-    Community Development
 resources to advance our agenda.                   advocate at all levels of government to se-                                                          fort in Harrisburg to meet these real challenges        Chairman & CEO, U. S. Steel Corporation




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The Pittsburgh World Tour 2010                                                                                                                                          Resilience Through Diversification
Enhancing The Buzz                                                                                                                                                      Pittsburgh’s prosperity is powered by key industry sectors:
                                                           International Momentum                              “Shanghai and Pittsburgh share a story of                                                                        Health Care and Life Sciences
                                                           Our region is also attracting inbound interna-      cities that, in their own place and time, have                                                                   Pittsburgh’s health services sector, employing
                                                           tional interest. Delegations from Toronto and       had an opportunity to reinvent themselves                                                                        almost 184,000 people, builds on a legacy of
                                                           Seoul visited in preparation for hosting the G-     and, in many ways, to shape the world. I am                                                                      biomedical innovation to create a robust net-
                                                           20 in their countries. During 2010 the region       already looking forward to any future collab-                                                                    work that’s cultivating lifesaving technolo-
                                                           hosted visits by business decision makers from                                                                                                                       gies, medical device advances, regenerative
                                                                                                               orations between Pittsburgh and Shanghai
                                                           Egypt, Qatar, France, Brazil, Oman, Germany,                                                                                                                         medicine and pharmaceuticals. UPMC has
                                                           Switzerland and the United Kingdom. And,
                                                                                                               that might follow my first visit.”
                                                                                                                      – City of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl                                                                grown into the region’s largest employer and
                                                           along the way, Pittsburgh played North Amer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                an $8 billion global health care enterprise.
                                                           ican host to World Environment Day, another
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare,
                                                           result of G-20 exposure.
     It seemed that all roads led to and from the                                                                                                                          Advanced Manufacturing                               MEDRAD, Mylan, Philips Respironics and West        Information and
     Pittsburgh region in 2010. Largely as a result        The region itself – through the leadership of the                                                               Top manufacturers like Alcoa, Allegheny              Penn Allegheny Health System are also part of      Communications Technology
     of the Group of 20 leaders’ summit in Septem-         Allegheny Conference’s marketing affiliate, the                                                                 Technologies, Bayer, Bombardier, Eaton, H.J.         this sector.                                       Almost 1,600 technology firms including
     ber 2009, the region hosted a record number           Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) – embarked                                                                   Heinz, Koppers, LANXESS, NOVA Chemicals,                                                                ANSYS, Apple, Black Box, Google, Intel and
     of leadership visits – from city visits by Cham-      on separate business outreach trips to Europe
                                                                                                                                                                           PPG Industries, U. S. Steel and Westinghouse                                                            Mastech are here and employ some 32,000
     bers of Commerce from across the United               and Asia. Pittsburgh’s “world tour” began in
                                                                                                                                                                           thrive here. Smaller precision tooling and                                                              people. A tech-savvy talent pipeline and ro-
     States to international visits by both digni-         April with business investment outreach to
                                                                                                                                                                           machining companies meet global demands                                                                 bust network of organizations that support
     taries and journalists organized by members           Denmark and the United Kingdom to promote
                                                           our strengths in energy and defense & security,                                                                 for the components that keep the world’s                                                                and finance innovation continue to grow
     of 2009’s Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership.
                                                           and continued with the Pittsburgh Symphony                                                                      machines running.                                                                                       Pittsburgh’s knowledge-based economy.
     A Model Region                                        Orchestra’s (PSO) sold-out Tour of Europe 2010.     Around World Environment Day, national journalist and
                                                           During that tour we connected with business         other influencers cruised Pittsburgh’s three rivers to
     Pittsburgh’s story of economic, environmen-                                                               explore the region’s transformation.
     tal and quality of life transformation has at-        decision makers in Switzerland, Paris, Frankfurt,
     tracted visits by regional leaders from across        Luxembourg, Prague and Vienna.                      Global Media Interest Continues
     the United States before, typically one visit                                                             The PRA and VisitPittsburgh hosted domestic
     every year or two. In 2010, leaders from 10 re-       “Doors are opening for the Pittsburgh re-           and international journalists during World En-
     gions called on Pittsburgh. They came from            gion as never before. The PRA’s collabora-          vironment Day and for the inauguration of the
     Baton Rouge, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit,          tion with the PSO and our European                  CONSOL Energy Center, the first Gold LEED-cer-
     Dubuque, Harrisburg, Kansas City, Lexington                                                               tified indoor arena in the world. The PRA also                                                                   Energy
                                                           outreach resulted in 10 promising leads for
     & Louisville, Mobile and Nashville. Much of                                                               engaged with Burson-Marsteller during 2010                                                                       A diverse and balanced portfolio is enhanced
                                                           future investment in our region. In past
     their focus was on Pittsburgh’s unique mix of                                                             to continue the global media buzz about Pitts-                                                                   by Pittsburgh's development of sustainable en-
                                                           years we would have been pleased to bring                                                                       Education and Research                               ergy solutions and components. The birthplace      Financial and Business Services
     civic leadership and collaboration that en-                                                               burgh. Here are a few examples of the coverage
                                                           home two to three leads.”                           the region received around the world.                       The region’s intellectual capital includes 36 col-   of the oil and gas industry with coal extraction   Global institutions with headquarters or major
     couraged its transformation.
                                                               – Allegheny Conference CEO Dennis Yablonsky                                                                 leges and universities, including two Tier One       expertise that dates back more than 250 years,     business units here include BNY Mellon, Citi-
                                                                                                                 • Pittsburgh: From Steel Town to City                     research institutions – Carnegie Mellon Uni-         the region's energy economy now includes           zens Bank, Federated Investors and PNC. Two
                                                           Our fall schedule included visits to Shanghai,          of Creativity                                           versity and the University of Pittsburgh – while                                                        of the world’s largest law firms – K&L Gates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                more than 700 firms spanning extraction, sup-
                                                           China and Seoul, as the South Korean capital            – Xinhua News Agency (China)
                                                                                                                                                                           100 corporate research and development cen-          ply chain and innovation for traditional and al-   and Reed Smith – are based here, as is Penn-
                                                           prepared to host its G-20 summit. Shanghai            • Funding and Social Capital are Key                      ters keep Pittsburgh in a pacesetter position.       ternative energy resources. These firms            sylvania’s largest health
                                                           Mayor Han Zheng extended the highly presti-             Factors in Financing Regeneration                                                                                                                               insurer, Highmark.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                contribute some 105,000 jobs and generate
                                                           gious invitation to Pittsburgh Mayor Luke               – Financial Times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $13.7 billion in annual economic activity.
                                                           Ravenstahl to address the International Busi-
                                                                                                                 • An Alternative to California and Canada
                                                           ness Leaders Advisory Council (IBLAC) at its an-        – Games Market (Germany)
                                                           nual meeting. The 40-plus global CEOs
                                                           participating in IBLAC – a number of whom are         • Westinghouse Electric is Hiring,
                                                           connected to companies with a strong Pitts-             Despite Private Sector Employment
                                                           burgh regional presence such as Alcoa, Bom-             Drop Nationwide
                                                                                                                   – Fox Business News (broadcast)
                                                           bardier and Siemens – are helping to guide the
Mayor Ravenstahl presents a plate, specially made by the   transformation of Shanghai, China’s largest
Pittsburgh Glass Center, to Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng.      economic center.


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About the Allegheny Conference on Community Development
The Allegheny Conference on Community Development is focused on improving the economy and quality of life in the 10-county Pittsburgh
region. Together with three affiliates – the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA), the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce and the Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                                                                 2009-2011 AGENDA
                                                                                                                                                                     Strengthened by a 67-year history and propelled by today’s leading organizations, the Conference
Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania – the Conference advances a strategic vision framed by our Regional Investors to achieve
sustainable prosperity.                                                                                                                                              and its affiliates are focused on five priorities that trigger regional transformation:

    How We Do It: Our Model                                                                                                                                                 Business Climate
    Through its unique combination of civic leadership, marketing, research & analysis and advocacy, the Allegheny Conference has initiated a                               We find solutions to the tax and regulatory challenges facing our region’s employers and
    process of continuous improvement for the Pittsburgh region:                                                                                                            advocate for change at all levels of government. See page 12

Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
                                                                                Pennsylvania Economy League                                                                 Business Investment
                “The PRA markets the benefits of conducting business in                                                                                                     We are nationally recognized for our global outreach and project management, making
                southwestern Pennsylvania to companies all over the             of Southwestern Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                                                                            the region a 10-county hub for economic development. See page 10
                world and here at home that are growing, relocating or                           “Achieving real change that promotes economic growth
                expanding. We’re effective because we leverage a 10-                            requires comprehensive and detailed information to back
                county regional partnership and the engagement of ex-
                isting business leaders. There’s nothing like CEO-to-CEO
                                                                                                up any specific proposal. For almost 75 years now, the                      Civic Policy
                                                                                                Economy League has been a trusted resource to provide                       We roll up our sleeves and work with elected officials to streamline our government,
                contact to encourage business investment.”                                      thorough and documented research, analysis and recom-
                                                                                                                                                                            reducing duplication and improving its responsiveness. See page 13
                             – J. Brett Harvey, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance                    mendations on the pressing issues impacting our re-
                           Partnership Chair and CEO, CONSOL Energy Inc.                        gional and statewide competitiveness.”
                                                                                                        – Laura E. Ellsworth, Pennsylvania Economy League                   Transportation and Infrastructure
                                                                                                of Southwestern Pennsylvania Chair and Partner-In-Charge,                   We open doors to growth by convening strategic partnerships and pushing
                                                                                                                                      Jones Day, Pittsburgh                 long-term projects to fruition. See page 13

                                                                                                                                                                            Workplace
                                                                                                                                                                            We are focused on creating a skilled future workforce while pooling regional
                                                                                                                                                                            resources to attract and retain today’s top talent. See page 6

                                                                                                                                                                            And an emerging, cross-cutting opportunity…
                                                                                                                                                                            Energy
                                                                                                                                                                            We’ve established a first-of-its-kind collaboration across energy sectors to keep the
                                                                                                                                                                            Greater Pittsburgh region at the forefront of innovative and sustainable energy solutions.
                                                                                                                                                                            See page 14




Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
                “Armed with PRA market intelligence and Economy League
                                                                               Regional Investors Council
                analysis, the Chamber advocates in Harrisburg and Wash-                          “Truly engaged leadership and successful public-private
                ington, D.C. for business climate improvements. Day in                           partnership sustain and develop regional prosperity
                and day out, it leverages its expertise and long-standing                        and energize the Conference itself. Some 300 regional
                relationships to influence legislation that leads to an even                     employers compose the Regional Investors Council. I
                more competitive regional environment for new and exist-                         encourage all of southwestern Pennsylvania’s business
                ing businesses. Of course, this makes the PRA’s regional                         leaders who imagine better things for our region to put
                marketing efforts all the more effective.”                                       action behind their words and join us in our work for an
              – Helen Hanna Casey, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce                        ever-brighter regional landscape for future generations.”
                      Chair and President, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services                    – Kimberly Tillotson Fleming, Allegheny Conference Treasurer
                                                                                                                         and President, Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

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                                                                                                                                                n 2010, the Allegheny Conference          young people, ages four to 24,
                                                                                                                                                formed an unprecedented partnership       who scored free tickets
                                                                                                                                                with the Pittsburgh Penguins and          throughthePenguinsandon
                                                                                                                                          WestPACs (a consortium of regional career       ImaginePittsburgh.com.
                                                                                                                                          education professionals). The partnership
                                                                                                                                          aims to impart a simple, but powerful,          Before and during the Ul-
                                                                                                                                          message that the youth of the region need       timate Home Game, stu-
                                                                                                                                          to hear: for the first time in a generation,    dents jammed a career fair lining the
                                                                                                                                          the Pittsburgh region has more than             arena’s Level 3 Concourse featuring sponsors
                                                                                                                                          20,000 well-paying jobs available – and all     of the event, including Enterprise Rent-A-Car,
                                                                                                                                          are accessible in one place, the Confer-        PNC, LANXESS and U. S. Steel. The atmos-
                                                                                                                                          ence’s online career awareness and job          phere was charged with the energy of prom-
                                                                                                                                          search portal, ImaginePittsburgh.com. This      ise about Pittsburgh as the place to live, work
                                                                                                                                          hiring demand is expected to continue, but      and play, and the energy was just beginning.
                                                                                                                                          it’s critically important that regional em-     It was the first time any major league team
  “At LANXESS, our employees are our                                                                                                      ployers find the talent that they are seek-
                                           most valuable asset and we need                                                                                                                had partnered with its hometown on such
 cated, hard-working and dedicat                                                to continue to develop a pipeline of                      ing in order to continue their growth here.
                                         ed young people to further our grow                                             edu-                                                             a ticket giveaway, and mutual goals were
 the Pittsburgh region. The Alleghe                                            th and the growth of companies acr
                                         ny Conference’s Workplace agenda                                                 oss                                                             to treat fans to an exciting night of no-
 the people who need the jobs. We                                               is focused on three things: First,                        The effort to make sure that employers can
                                       need an accessible workforce in                                                 educate                                                            charge professional hockey, and – at the
 ers can more easily connect. Sec                                         which qualified applicants and hirin                            find that talent began with the Pittsburgh
                                       ond, diversify the workforce; we’r                                             g employ-                                                           same time – raise awareness that Pitts-
 on that. Third, partner with our sch                                      e partnering with Vibrant Pittsburgh                           Penguins Ultimate Home Game presented by
                                          ools to better train the workforce                                           to work                                                            burgh employers are hiring and exciting ca-
                                                                                of the future.                                            ImaginePittsburgh.com on September 25 at
Retaining and attracting young peop                                                                                                       the new CONSOL Energy Center – itself a         reers await here.
                                           le – and top-notch talent of all age
because the average age of our                                                    s – is particularly critical in our regi
                                      population and workforce is above                                                    on             symbol of our green, tech-driven regional
we must educate, train, attract                                             the national average. To compete
                                      and retain our region’s young peop                                              globally,           economy. Instead of season ticket holders
as the jobs that will be available                                        le to fill the jobs that are here now
                                      when a generation of Baby Boomer                                              , as well             pouring into the arena, it was thousands of
Hiring’ sign now, we’re positioning the                                      s begins to retire. By putting out the
                                         region as a location of choice bef                                             ‘Now
amid a recovering national econom                                            ore the competition for talent resu
                                        y.”                                                                           mes
                           – Allegheny Conference Workplace
                                                              Committee Chair Randall Dearth, Pres
                                                                                                     ident and CEO, LANXESS Corporation




                                                                                                                                                       The Pens and the Columbus Blue Jackets faced off in the Ultimate Home Game exactly one year after Pittsburgh wel-
                                                                                                                                                       comed and wowed the world for the G-20 summit. There were so many activities in Pittsburgh during the anniversary
                                                                                                                                                       week – from the Pirates’ final home stand to the Pittsburgh Symphony’s season premiere – that Mayor Luke Ravenstahl
                                                                                                                                                       declared September 20 - 26, 2010 ImaginePittsburgh.com Week. This helped further to spread the word about this
                                                                                                                                                       one-stop career awareness/job search tool that tracks down every online job posting within a 71-mile radius of down-
                                                                                                                                                       town Pittsburgh, while providing a real-time review of regional employment opportunities.

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                                                                                                                                                                      INFORMATION &                                     FINANCIAL & BUSINESS SERVICES                      ENERGY
                                                                                                                                                                      COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY                         Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)              Axion Power International Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                      Smith Micro Software, Inc.                        Existing business expansion                        Existing business expansion
                                                                                                                                                                      New business attraction                           $3.5M investment, 400 new jobs                     $1.1M investment, 75 new jobs
                                                                                                                                                                      $7M investment, 230+ new jobs                     Allegheny County                                   Lawrence County
                                                                                                                                                                      Allegheny County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The industry leader in the field of lead-acid-
                                                                                                                                                                      A leading global software development and                                                            carbon energy storage technologies, Axion is
                                                                                                                                                                      marketing company, California-based Smith                                                            expanding with a Commonwealth Financing
                                                                                                                                                                      Micro is establishing a new R&D center in Mc-                                                        Authority grant to fund two solar “trees” and
                                                                                                                                                                      Candless Corporate Center, creating more than                                                        an electric vehicle charging station. This system
                                                                                                                                                                      230 well-paying jobs. The new site will house a                                                      will be the first project in the U.S. that effec-
                                                                                                                                                                      data center and other professional operations.                                                       tively integrates renewables, electric vehicle
                                                                                                                                                                      Smith Micro develops and markets mobile soft-                                                        charging and energy storage, resulting in more
                                                                                                                                                                      ware products and services and an extensive                                                          effective utilization of renewable and utility
Powering Prosperity:                                                                                                                                                  line of PC software products.                     A leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        administration services, ADP opened its second
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           load management.


Diversification, Expertise, Innovation                                                                                                                                Other notable information
                                                                                                                                                                      & communications technology wins:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        suburban Pittsburgh facility during the sum-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        mer of 2010 in the Pittsburgh International Air-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Other notable energy wins:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Hunting Energy Services
     The global economy continued its struggle to recover from the “Great Recession,” but in the Pittsburgh region, consistent, steady growth across five target      CNI Guard                                         port corridor. The new facility houses ADP         International business attraction
     sectors indicated that an economic rebound was underway. Balanced through diversification, our regional economy comprises advanced manufacturing,                International business attraction                 telesales employees who provide B2B solutions      Full service motor facility for the Marcellus
     financial and business services, energy, health care and life sciences, and information and communications technology. Within this portfolio of target           Manufacturer of a security system for             that improve customers’ efficiencies in their HR   Shale natural gas industry
     sectors is blended the best of our historic advantages and expertise with innovation’s bright promises for our future. This balanced, diverse portfolio is       municipal water systems                           and payroll departments.                           $2.8M investment, 18 new jobs
     bringing prosperity to the Pittsburgh region.                                                                                                                    3 new jobs                                                                                           Westmoreland County
                                                                                                                                                                      Westmoreland County                               Other notable financial &
     Working to stimulate business investment and advance regional prosperity, the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) Partnership is a coalition of elected                                                             business services wins:                            BOS Solutions
     officials, economic development professionals and representatives of the business and real estate communities across 10 southwestern Pennsylvania                                                                  Jones Lang LaSalle                                 International business attraction
     counties. The Partnership collaborates to attract new investment into the region and supports the growth of existing regional businesses. In fact,                                                                 Existing business expansion                        Solutions provider for drilling fluids treatment
     existing regional business expansions accounted for the majority of business investment deals, or “wins,” in 2010.                                                                                                 Global commercial real estate services firm        and recovery for the natural gas industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $1.4M investment, 151 new jobs,                    $1M investment, 12 new jobs
     The following are examples of last year's 38 project wins that were made possible through the PRA and its marketing, research and project management                                                                                                                  Fayette County
     expertise. These professional services, alongside a unique collaborative approach to successful economic development, deliver results - even during                                                                216 retained jobs
     challenging economic times.                                                                                                                                                                                        City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Valerus
     Over the same timeframe, our economic development partners across the 10 counties chalked up an additional 234 announced expansions and reloca-                                                                    TRG Customer Solutions                             New business attraction
     tions. The projects highlighted below represent those handled directly by the PRA.                                                                                                                                 Existing business expansion                        Manufacturer of large compressors for the oil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Corporate support operation                        and gas industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        120 new jobs                                       40 new jobs
     ADVANCED MANUFACTURING                              included the cost, availability and quality of the    Westmoreland County                                                                                                                                         Fayette County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Allegheny County
     Alstom Grid                                         region’s workforce, proximity to customers and        Acutronic USA
                                                         suppliers, and availability of suitable real estate   Existing business expansion                            Bossa Nova Concepts
     Existing business expansion                                                                                                                                                                                        BNY Mellon - Cash Management
                                                         near existing Alstom Grid operations.                 Swiss designer/manufacturer of precision               Existing business expansion                                                                          HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCES
     $8M investment, 30 new jobs                                                                                                                                                                                        Existing business expansion
                                                                                                               motion simulators                                      Robotic toy startup
     Washington County                                                                                                                                                                                                  Financial services firm                            Axellis
                                                         Other notable advanced                                $850,000 investment, 15 new jobs,                      $1.5M investment, 52 new jobs, 3 retained jobs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        350 new jobs                                       Existing business expansion
     Alstom Grid, a 125+ year French company, inau-                                                                                                                   City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
                                                         manufacturing wins:                                   50 retained jobs                                                                                         City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County               10 new jobs, 2 retained jobs
     gurated its newest U.S. operation – a discon-
                                                                                                               City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County                                                                                                                        Allegheny County
     nect switch manufacturing facility in Speers        Allied Technology                                                                                            eWON
     Industrial Park. The decision to locate in Wash-    New business attraction                                                                                      International business attraction                                                                    A development stage medical technology com-
     ington County came after an extensive, com-         Natural gas equipment manufacturer                                                                           Manufacturer of network routers                                                                      pany, Axellis provides a suite of tools (combin-
     petitive search. Critical site location factors     $7.8M investment, 102 new jobs                                                                               for remote industrial uses                                                                           ing software, hardware and services) to
                                                                                                                                                                      10 new jobs                                                                                          enhance the quality and efficiency of radiother-
                                                                                                                                                                      City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County                                                                 apy treatment for cancer patients. U.K.-based
“The global exposure that the Pittsburgh region has received is causing international and domestic companies to consider the advantages of                                                                                                                                 Axellis announced in 2010 that it anticipated
locating here. We’ve enjoyed a boom of energy-related business investment – not just in the Marcellus Shale, but spanning several energy industries.                                                                                                                       taking first steps toward international expan-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sion in 2011 with the commercialization of a
The PRA’s 38 project wins represent a capital investment totaling $120 million and 4,020 employment opportunities – 2,890 jobs created and 1,130
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           new compensator for Cobalt treatment.
jobs retained. Half of these were energy sector wins. Our competitive wages, real estate and living costs are helping to attract not only energy,
but other key sector companies, particularly those in financial and business services, where Pittsburgh is outperforming competitors including
Charlotte, Chicago, New York and Philadelphia.”
                                                                                               – J. Brett Harvey, PRA Partnership Chair and CEO, CONSOL Energy Inc.

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                                                                                                                                                             Transportation and Infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                             Transit & Transportation                            funding shortfall. An
                                                                                                                                                             With the federal government’s rejection of          eleventh-hour infusion
                                                                                                                                                             Pennsylvania’s plans to toll Interstate 80, the     of funds by the Rendell
                                                                                                                                                             Commonwealth has been left with a half-bil-         Administration enabled con-
                                                                                                                                                             lion dollar shortfall in funding for transporta-    tinued operation in 2011 at a reduced schedule.       Domestically, Southwest Airlines announced
                                                                                                                                                             tion infrastructure and transit. In 2010 the        Without a statewide resolution to the trans-          new nonstop service to Denver starting in June
                                                                                                                                                             Conference advocated for a long-term sus-           portation and transit funding issue, much             and JetBlue increased flights to Boston, bring-
                                                                                                                                                             tainable funding solution.                          deeper transit cuts appear likely in the future.      ing the total number of markets served by low-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cost carriers to 14. Average ticket prices at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In early 2011, the Conference partnered with          Pittsburgh International Airport remained sig-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership to help           nificantly below the national average.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 commuters tell their stories about the impact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of the cuts to elected officials and high-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lighted employers’ concerns about the im-                                 “Given increasingly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pact cuts will have on their workforce.                                   limited public resources,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           we face a challenge in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Competitive Air Service                                                   maintaining adequate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We continued our support of the Delta Air
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           investment for trans-
                                                                                                                                                             As the state deferred needed maintenance on         Lines nonstop Pittsburgh-to-Paris flight,                                 portation and infra-

Competitiveness                                                                                                                                              roads and bridges, the Port Authority of Al-
                                                                                                                                                             legheny County neared a crisis. Despite sus-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 which has opened up a vital gateway to Eu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 rope, the Middle East and beyond. In summer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           structure in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Pittsburgh region. But it is a challenge we
                                                                                                                                                             tained efforts to improve its operating             2011, Delta will expand the service to seven          must take on to keep our business climate
Creating a business climate that promotes economic investment and job creation                                                                               performance, including modernization of its         days a week, creating even more convenience           competitive.”
   To enable prosperity, we are working to improve the competitiveness of our region for business investment and growth by promoting competitive             route structure, the transit authority faced a      in conducting global business.                                      – Peter J. Kalis, Allegheny Conference
   business taxes and other business costs, as well as streamlined permitting and regulations.                                                                                                                                                                           Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and Chairman and Global Managing Partner,
   Well-planned infrastructure investments make the Pittsburgh region more attractive for business investment and provide a high quality of life for                                                                                                                                                          K&L Gates LLP
   residents. The Conference and affiliates work to ensure that our roads, transit, water and sewer systems, inland waterways, and aviation facilities
   are adequately managed and funded and their shovel-ready sites are available for development.                                                             Civic Policy
   Local government that is efficient, cost-effective and meets 21st century needs is vital to our region’s competitiveness. Over the past year, we have     Pension Reform                                                            “Act 102 is another step        and consolidation statutes. It is a small but
   used our expertise to capitalize on the renewed appetite for increasing the fiscal accountability and effectiveness of our government entities.           TheConferenceandaffiliatesfocusedoncreating                               in improving overall            important step toward improving overall local
                                                                                                                                                             a sense of urgency about the issue of under-                              government efficiency.          government efficiency.
                       “If we reduce spending to sustainable levels and make the reforms to the CNI structure that are long overdue, we have                 funded state and local pension funds. The Pew                             It will help communi-
                       the opportunity to close the budget gap and to ensure that Pennsylvania comes out of this recession better positioned                 Center on the States found that a $1 trillion gap                         ties build a common             Ongoing outreach
                       for prosperity than we’ve been in years.”                                                                                             exists between states’ pension liabilities and                            future more quickly             The Allegheny Conference worked with The
                                                                                   – Carlos Cardoso, Allegheny Conference Business Climate Committee Chair   funds available to meet them. Pennsylvania’s                                                              Pittsburgh Foundation and other regional part-
                                                                                                            and Chairman, President & CEO, Kennametal Inc.                                                                             and easily.”
                                                                                                                                                             strained pension funds remain an urgent issue                                                             ners to create and promote the Allegheny
                                                                                                                                                             which must be tackled in a meaningful, long-                                          – Morgan O’Brien,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Allegheny Conference Civic Policy Committee Chair    Forum, engaging more than 2,000 people from
                                                                                                                                                             term way.                                                  and President & CEO, Peoples Natural Gas Co.   across the region to voice their opinion on local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       government reform issues. The partners pre-
                                                                                                                                                             On the municipal level, too, momentum has
   Business Climate                                                                                                                                          grown. The Pennsylvania League of Cities and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sented their findings in December to a forum
                                                                                                                                                             Municipalities “Core Communities in Crisis” task
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ACT 102 – Easing the Merger                           of bipartisan leaders from the Pennsylvania
   No Increases or New State Taxes                   private sector employment in Pennsylvania,         among the highest in the country and a bar-
                                                                                                                                                             force and the Metro Chambers for Sustainable        and Consolidation Process                             Senate and House of Representatives in ad-
   on Businesses in Pennsylvania                     defended against tax changes that would            rier to business investment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       vance of a new administration taking office.
                                                     have made Pennsylvania less competitive, in-                                                            Cities each produced reports calling for legisla-   for Municipalities
   For the first time in eight years, the Common-
                                                     cluding combined reporting and royalty add-        On the regulatory side, we adopted a fact-           tion to contain rising pension costs..              Municipalities in Pennsylvania that wish to
   wealth’s state budget passed on time, and no                                                                                                                                                                                                                        IssuesPA.org, a statewide initiative of the
                                                     backs. In addition, the Capital Stock and          based approach toward a proposed federal                                                                 consolidate will have an easier path thanks
   new broad-based taxes were included. Hard                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pennsylvania Economy League, relaunched in
                                                                                                        environmental regulation, preventing an “im-         In Pittsburgh, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and City       to approval of Act 102, which became law in
   work by the Conference and affiliates and nu-     Franchise Tax phase-out should proceed as                                                                                                                                                                         2010 with a focus on competitive, local gov-
                                                                                                        pairment” designation for the Monongahela            Council compromisedon a plan tofundthe city’s       November. The Conference worked closely
   merous partners across Pennsylvania helped        currently legislated with a complete phase-                                                                                                                                                                       ernment issues such as municipal pension
                                                                                                        River for total dissolved solids that would          pensions, potentially averting an involuntary       with the Pennsylvania Department of Com-
   make it happen.                                   out by 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                                      and binding arbitration reform.
                                                                                                        have harmed industry and that was not sup-           state takeover of pension fund management.          munity and Economic Development, busi-
   CompetePA, a coalition of businesses and or-      Significant challenges remain, including re-       ported by available scientific data.                 More work will be needed, however, to resolve       ness organizations and other partners to
   ganizations representing more than half the       form of the corporate net income (CNI ) rate,                                                           the city’s unsustainable pension situation.         secure legislative amendments to the merger

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                                                                                                                                Collaborating for a Sustainable Future
                                                                                                                                  Greater Pittsburgh is emerging as America's leading energy center with unmatched strengths in natural resources combined with being an em-
                                                                                                                                  ployment leader across seven energy-related sectors - coal, natural gas, nuclear, solar and wind manufacturing, transmission & distribution and
                                                                                                                                  intelligent building.
                                                                                                                                  In 2009, industry, government and higher education leaders came together to create the Energy Alliance of Greater Pittsburgh with a shared vision
                                                                                                                                  of growing our region's energy industries, creating jobs, attracting investment and advancing our global leadership in improving our environment.
                                                                                                                                  The Alliance is a strategic partnership of more than 70 members, guided by a CEO Advisory Group and jointly staffed by the Allegheny Conference
                                                                                                                                  and Innovation Works (IW). Members include traditional and alternative energy companies, global leaders in material science and intelligent build-
                                                                                                                                  ing technologies, academic, corporate and government researchers and supply-chain providers.

                                                                                                                                  Some examples of how the Alliance is working to achieve these goals are:
                                                                                                                                    • Advocating for policies that will encourage these industries to            • Encouraging commercialization of innovations spinning out of
                                                                                                                                      flourish here;                                                               our government and university labs.
                                                                                                                                    • Reaching out worldwide to attract business investment;


                                                                                                                                    CEO Advisory Group
                                                                                                                                                                                     The Alliance is tackling its objectives through four working groups.
     “Pittsburgh's approach to collaboration is a reason why it's been recognized as a successful model for transfor-               Representing all seven of our region’s en-       Here are some highlights of their 2010 accomplishments:
     mation. Government, business, academia and nonprofits consistently reach out to work together to overcome                      ergy-related sectors, this group provides        Policy and Advocacy                                 Project Funding
     the region's challenges and capitalize on the opportunities. The current collaboration among a number of usually               the critical leadership, vision and resources       • Succeeded in making the importance of            • IW and Carnegie Mellon University received
                                                                                                                                    that are driving the Alliance forward.                a portfolio approach to energy solutions           the $1 million federal i6 Challenge award,
     competing energy-related industries is an example of how it can benefit everyone involved.”
                                                                                                                                    Robert O. Agbede, Chester Engineers, Inc.             a key strategy in the state and federal            given to the nation’s six best ideas that
                                                 – Greg Babe, President and CEO of Pittsburgh-headquartered Bayer Corporation       Greg Babe, Bayer Corporation                          energy policy landscape.                           bolster innovation. Our region’s Agile
                                                                                                                                    Charles E. Bunch, PPG Industries, Inc.                                                                   Innovation System is expected to accelerate
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Continued to advocate for Marcellus Shale
                                                                                                                                    Aris S. Candris, Westinghouse Electric Co.                                                               tech commercialization; form, fund and
                                                                                                                                                                                          regulatory policy that is both environmen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             grow new spin-outs; and create knowledge-
                                                                                                                                    Jared L. Cohon, Carnegie Mellon University            tally responsible and supportive of business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             based energy industry jobs.
                                                                                                                                    Anthony Cugini, National Energy Technology            investment and development of the Shale.
                                                                                                                                       Laboratory
                                                                                                                                    Paul Evanson, Allegheny Energy                   Marketing and Communications                        Innovation & Company Funding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • IW invested nearly $1.2 million in 10 energy
                                                                                                                                    Murry Gerber, EQT Corporation                       • Received a $4.9 million federal community-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             start-ups ranging from concept-stage
                                                                                                                                    Andrew Hannah, Plextronics                            based job training grant for Marcellus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             enterprises to commercially available
                                                                                                                                    J. Brett Harvey, CONSOL Energy                        ShaleNET, a new program to recruit, train
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             technologies.
                                                                                                                                    L. Patrick Hassey, Allegheny Technologies             and place local workers in the thousands
                                                                                                                                       Incorporated                                       of new, well-paying natural gas                  • 2010 deal flow consisted of 102 energy-
                                                                                                                                    Mark A. Nordenberg, University of Pittsburgh          industry jobs.                                     related companies with 55 continuing
                                                                                                                                    Morgan K. O’Brien, Peoples Natural Gas                                                                   into 2011.
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Developed a marketing concept for a public
                                                                                                                                       Company
                                                                                                                                                                                          awareness campaign focused on promoting
                                                                                                                                    Richard Riazzi, Duquesne Light Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                          our wealth of diverse, high-quality energy-
                                                                                                                                    James E. Rohr, The PNC Financial Services
                                                                                                                                                                                          related career opportunities.
                                                                                                                                       Group, Inc.
                                                                                                                                    Keith Schaefer, BPL GLOBAL, Ltd.
                                                                                                                                    John P. Surma, U. S. Steel Corporation
                                                                                                                                    Jerry R. Whitaker, Eaton Corporation




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     Rising above downtown’s Market Square is one of PNC Financial
     Service's newest green buildings, 3 PNC Plaza. The company has   What’s Next?
               more green buildings than any corporation worldwide.   Three Keys to Sustainable Prosperity for the Commonwealth
                                                                         The new year brings with it a new set of challenges and opportunities. Here are the three keys to sustainable
                                                                         prosperity for the Commonwealth that the Allegheny Conference considers to have the greatest potential
                                                                         economic return.
                                                                                                                             Create a competitive climate                     return to insolvency. We must move for-
                                                                                                                             for business growth                              ward on the progress achieved this year in
                                                                                                                             Additional investments in site preparation       implementing the State Planning Board
                                                                                                                             and infrastructure improvement will also         Governance Committee recommendations
                                                                                                                             move us up the list for corporate invest-        to remove barriers to boundary change.
                                                                                                                             ment. We also need to continue working to
                                                                                                                                                                              Governor Corbett is constrained by a gap
                                                                                                                             create a more competitive business tax cli-
                                                                                                                                                                              between expenses and revenue. To take on
                                                                                                                             mate to ensure a strong regional climate for
                                                                                                                                                                              any new initiatives, he will have to focus on
                                                                                                                             business growth. That means:
                                                                                                                                                                              those with the highest potential return on
                                                                                                                               • encouraging businesses, especially           investment for Pennsylvania taxpayers.
                                                                                                                                 startups and manufacturers, to grow          These three keys to continued success will
                                                                                                                                 here, by moving to a 100% sales              provide the highest return and assure con-
                                                                                                                                 factor formula;                              tinued progress toward
                                                                                                                                                                              sustainable prosper-
                                                                                                                               • eliminating the cap on net operating
                                                                                                                                                                              ity for all of us.
                                                                                                                                 loss carryforwards;

                                                                         Power Pennsylvania’s                                  • reducing the corporate net income
                                                                         economy through energy                                  tax rate; and
                                                                         We need to invest in a portfolio approach to          • completing the elimination of the
                                                                         capitalizing on our region’s unique energy op-          capital stock and franchise tax.
                                                                         portunity. We are the only region in the country
                                                                         that is both rich in natural resource AND is an     The Commonwealth should also explore new
                                                                         employment leader across seven energy sectors       ways of completing major infrastructure proj-
                                                                         spanning traditional and alternative sources        ects through public-private partnerships.
                                                                         and conservation & distribution. With energy        With limited state and federal funds available
                                                                         demands expected to grow by 40% by 2030, it's       to address pressing transportation infrastruc-
                                                                         clear that only a portfolio approach that pairs a   ture needs, Pennsylvania needs more creative
                                                                         robust mix of energy sources with improve-          ways to partner with the private sector and
                                                                         ments in transmission and distribution and in       new laws to allow flexible use of public-pri-
                                                                         energy conservation will meet that need.            vate partnerships.

                                                                         Regarding the Marcellus Shale, we need a com-
                                                                                                                             Sustain core communities
                                                                         prehensive policy approach that encourages
                                                                                                                             Pennsylvania must make a priority of restor-
                                                                         development in a reasonable, fair and environ-
                                                                                                                             ing the fiscal health of core communities
                                                                         mentally responsible manner, includes solu-
                                                                                                                             across the Commonwealth, the municipali-
                                                                         tions to regulatory and permitting issues, and
                                                                                                                             ties that are home to regional assets for ed-
                                                                         considers the competitive implications of any
                                                                                                                             ucation, health care, recreation, and arts
                                                                         new taxes or fees.
                                                                                                                             and culture.
                                                                         We need continued investment in training our
                                                                                                                             First on that list is defusing the “pension
                                                                         workforce to fill the thousands of jobs being
                                                                                                                             time bomb” at the municipal and state
                                                                         created by our region’s “natural gas rush.”
                                                                                                                             levels, while containing costs to prevent a



                                                                                                                                           Allegheny Conference CEO Dennis Yablonsky


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          The People Behind The Progress
                     e extend our profound appreciation for the engaged leadership, dedication and hard work of our board members,
               W     Regional Investors and other regional partners. Your time, talent and resources advance our agenda, improve our
               regional economic competitiveness and enhance our quality of life.

               Because of your partnership and commitment, new generations can imagine – and enjoy – a bright future here.




                                                                                          Join the following groups of regional leaders.
                                                                                    Contact us today to become personally involved
                                                                                         in improving southwestern Pennsylvania.




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                                      Allegheny Conference
                                                                                                                                                                                        Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
                                   on Community Development
                                                             2010 BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                                                                                                                                           2010 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                                                                             OFFICERS                                                                                                                                                                                OFFICERS
                                                 CHAIR John P. Surma                        CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dennis Yablonsky                                                                                               CHAIR Helen Hanna Casey                           IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR Terrence J. Murphy
                                             VICE CHAIR Charles E. Bunch                          AT COUNSEL David A. Brownlee                                                                                             VICE CHAIR Christopher J. Masciantonio                    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dennis Yablonsky
                                         TREASURER Kimberly Tillotson Fleming                       PAST CHAIR James E. Rohr                                                                                               SECRETARY/TREASURER Daniel S. Wilson
                                              SECRETARY Michele Fabrizi

                                                                             MEMBERS                                                                                                                                                                                ME MBE RS
Robert O. Agbede, Chester Engineers, Inc.                 Gregory B. Jordan, Reed Smith LLP                            EX OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS                                John Denny,The Hillman Company                                 David M. O’Brien, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield            EX OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS
Greg Babe, Bayer Corporation                              Peter J. Kalis, K&L Gates LLP                                Nicholas J. DeIuliis, CNX Gas Corporation                G. Andrew Bonnewell, Federated Investors, Inc.                 Luanne Radermacher, MEDRAD, Inc.                             Dennis Yablonsky, Allegheny Conference on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Community Development
Esther L. Barazzone, Chatham University                   David J. Malone, Gateway Financial Group, Inc.               Laura Ellsworth, Jones Day                               JohnT. Buckley, BNY Mellon                                     William Ries, PPG Industries, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Terrence J. Murphy, K&L Gates LLP
James S. Broadhurst, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.   Kenneth R. Melani, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield           William P. Getty, ClaudeWorthington Benedum Foundation   Helen Hanna Casey, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services           Alan Robertson, Pittsburgh BusinessTimes
Charles E. Bunch, PPG Industries, Inc.                    Todd C. Moules, First Niagara Bank                           J. Brett Harvey, CONSOL Energy Inc.                      Randy Cheetham, CSXTransportation                              Arthur J. Rooney, II, Pittsburgh Steelers
Aris S. Candris, Westinghouse Electric Company            Mark A. Nordenberg, University of Pittsburgh                 DennisYablonsky, Allegheny Conference on                 Rick Henry,WTAE-TV/Channel 4                                   Gary E. Slagel, CNX Gas Corporation
                                                                                                                          Community Development                                 Tommy Johnson, CONSOL Energy Inc.                              David J. Spigelmyer, Chesapeake Energy
Julie Caponi, Alcoa, Inc.                                 Morgan K. O’Brien, Peoples Natural Gas
                                                                                                                       Robert H. Luffy, American Bridge Company                 Thomas F. Lamb, Jr.,The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.     Daniel S.Wilson, Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.
Carlos M. Cardoso, Kennametal Inc.                        Robert P. Oeler, Dollar Bank
Helen Hanna Casey, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services      Grant Oliphant, The Pittsburgh Foundation                                                                             Deborah P. Lippert, Pennsylvania AmericanWater                 Erica ClaytonWright, Kennametal, Inc.
Jared L. Cohon, Carnegie Mellon University                Dr. Christopher Olivia,West Penn Allegheny Health System
                                                                                                                       MEMBERS EMERITI                                          David J. Malone, Gateway Financial Group, Inc.                 Susan Zemba, Alcoa, Inc.
                                                                                                                       Douglas D. Danforth                                      Christopher J. Masciantonio, United States Steel Corporation
Randall Dearth, LANXESS Corporation                       Ralph J. Papa, Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                       Henry L. Hillman
J. Christopher Donahue, Federated Investors, Inc.         David F. Rebholz, FedEx Ground
                                                                                                                       James E. Lee
Charles J. Dougherty, Duquesne University                 James E. Rohr, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
                                                                                                                       Howard M. Love
Mark Evans, Confluence Technologies Inc.                  Jeffrey A. Romoff, UPMC
                                                                                                                       Martin G. McGuinn
Michele Fabrizi, MARC USA                                 John T. Ryan III, Mine Safety Appliances Company
                                                                                                                       Thomas H. O’Brien
Karen Wolk Feinstein, Jewish Healthcare Foundation        Vincent Sands, BNY Mellon
                                                                                                                       C.J. Queenan, Jr.
Kimberly Tillotson Fleming, Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.        David S. Shapira, Giant Eagle, Inc.
                                                                                                                       Vincent A. Sarni
M. Carol Fox, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania                William E. Strickland, Jr., Manchester Bidwell Corporation
                                                                                                                       Richard P. Simmons
Murry S. Gerber, EQT Corporation                          John P. Surma, U.S. Steel Corporation
                                                                                                                       William P. Snyder III
Steven J. Guy, Oxford Development Company                 Walter W. Turner, Koppers, Inc.
Charles L. Hammel III, PITT OHIO EXPRESS                  Thomas L. VanKirk, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
L. Patrick Hassey, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated    Sunil Wadhwani, iGate Corporation
Dawne S. Hickton, RTI International Metals                Milton A. Washington, AHRCO
Scott D. Izzo, Richard King Mellon Foundation             Jerry R. Whitaker, Eaton Corporation
William R. Johnson, H. J. Heinz Company




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                                        Pittsburgh Regional Alliance                                                                                                                                                Pennsylvania Economy League
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Southwestern Pennsylvania, LLC
                                                                  2011 REGIONAL PARTNERS                                                                                                                                                               2010 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                                                                                      OFFICERS                                                                                                                                                                                OFFICERS
                                                      CHAIR J. Brett Harvey                           CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dennis Yablonsky                                                                                             CHAIR Laura Ellsworth                                  PAST CHAIR Thomas L. VanKirk
                                            SECRETARY/TREASURER Samuel J. Stephenson                                                                                                                                                     VICE CHAIR Paul Hennigan                           CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dennis Yablonsky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SECRETARY/TREASURER Robert Krizner

                                                                                     MEMBERS
Thomas Balya,Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners         Robert J. Lewis, Orbital Engineering                         Audrey Russo, PittsburghTechnology Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ME MBE RS
                                                                                                                                                                                         Georgia Berner, Berner International Corporation              Daniel R. Holtz, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield            Richard Russell, Giant Eagle, Inc.
JoAnneW. Boyle, Seton Hill University                           David H. Lohr, United States Steel Corporation               James Scahill, Armstrong County Board of Commissioners
                                                                                                                                                                                         Daniel Brailer,WESCO International, Inc.                      Mark R. Hornak, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC              Timothy Ryan, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Roger Byford,Vocollect, Inc.                                    Richard Lunak, InnovationWorks, Inc.                         Alex G. Sciulli, R.J. Lee Group, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Ray Carter,WPXI-TV                                            Lynette Horrell, Ernst &Young LLP                           Lynne D. Schmidt, PPG Industries, Inc.
Donald F. Chappel, Greene County Industrial                     Larry Maggi,Washington County Board of Commissioners         Donald F. Smith, Jr., PhD, RIDC
   Developments, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                    Christopher Chamberlain, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette              Alex Johnson, PhD, Community College of Allegheny County    Vijai P. Singh, University of Pittsburgh
                                                                John Manzetti, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse           Joseph Spanik, Beaver County Board of Commissioners
Michael P. Coonley, AICP, Armstrong County Department of                                                                                                                                 Ronald Davenport, Jr., Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation      RobertW. Kampmeinert, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC           Kevin Snider, Penn State New Kensington
   Economic Development                                         Michael Matesic, Idea Foundry                                Samuel J. Stephenson, ParenteBeard LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                         Vincent J. Delie, First National Bank                         John E. Kosar, Burt Hill                                    Samuel J. Stephenson, ParenteBeard, LLC
Dennis Davin, Allegheny County Economic Development             Robbie M. Matesic, Greene County, Department of              Byron G. Stauffer, Jr., Indiana County Office of Planning
                                                                   Economic Development                                         & Development                                            Gregory G. Dell’Omo, PhD, Robert Morris University            Robert Krizner, KPMG LLP                                    Susan M. Suver, United States Steel Corporation
Tom Didonato, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
                                                                Petra Mitchell, Catalyst Connection                          Rob Stephany, Urban Redevelopment Authority                 Robert C. Denove, Deloitte &Touche USA LLP                    Jay Kruisselbrink, BAA USA                                  William E.Troup, Sisterson & Co. LLP
Jeffrey A. Elser, FirstEnergy Corporation
                                                                Linda Nitch, Lawrence County Economic Development            DennisThompson, DSN Innovations                             John J. Dolan, First Commonwealth Financial Corporation       JeffreyW. Letwin, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP       Dennis Unkovic, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
William Randell Forister, Allegheny County Airport Authority       Corporation
                                                                                                                             DanielVogler, Lawrence County Board of Commissioners        Malesia Dunn, GlaxoSmithKline                                 Joseph C. Manzinger,The Hillman Company                     RichardWeber, Atlas Energy Resources, LLC
Andy Hannah, Plextronics                                        Dan Onorato, County Chief Executive, Allegheny County
                                                                                                                             Angela M. Zimmerlink, Fayette County Board                  Laura Ellsworth, Jones Day                                    Joseph A. Massaro III, Massaro Corporation                  David L.Wohleber, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.
Karl Harris, Electro-Optics Penn State Center, ARL              James Palmer, Beaver County Corporation for                     of Commissioners
                                                                   Economic Development                                                                                                  RichardW. Epstein, Ekker, Kuster, McConnell, & Epstein, LLP   RobertW. McCutcheon, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
James R. Hassinger, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission                                                                     Charlotte Zuschlag, ESB Bank
                                                                Greg Quatchak, NAIOP                                                                                                     David Hammer,The Huntington National Bank                     J. Kevin McMahon,The Pittsburgh CulturalTrust               EX OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS
J. Brett Harvey, CONSOL Energy Inc.
                                                                Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh                                                                               Eric Hanson, Development Dimensions International             John P. Meegan, Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.                      Thomas L.VanKirk, Immediate Past Chair, Buchanan Ingersoll
Dana P. Henry, Indiana County Center for Economic Operations                                                                 EX OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS                                   Tori Haring-Smith,Washington & Jefferson College              Joseph Milicia, Jr.,Turner Construction Company                & Rooney PC
                                                                Ken Raybuck, Community Development Corporation
James L. Kennedy, Butler County Board of Commissioners             of Butler County                                          Dennis Yablonsky, Allegheny Conference on                   Paul Hennigan, Point Park University                          Barbara K. Mistick, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh          DennisYablonsky, Allegheny Conference on
Jeff M. Kotula,Washington County Chamber of Commerce                                                                           Community Development                                                                                                                                                                 Community Development
                                                                Clifford R. Rowe, P.J. Dick, Incorporated                                                                                James E. Herald, Mine Safety Appliances Company               Terrence J. Murphy, K&L Gates, LLP
MichaelW. Krajovic, Fay-Penn Economic Development Council       Rodney Ruddock, Indiana County Board of Commissioners                                                                    Mary Hines, PhD, Carlow University                            Jack R. Norris, CB Richard Ellis – Pittsburgh
Larry J. Larese,Westmoreland County Industrial                  David B. Ruppersberger,TheTechnology Collaborative
   Development Corporation                                                                                                                                                               Stuart G. Hoffman,The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.      James J. Restivo, Jr., Reed Smith LLP




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                                             Allegheny Conference                                                                                                                                 Allegheny Conference
                                           Regional Investors Council                                                                                                                           Regional Investors Council
AAA East Central                                 CB Richard Ellis Pittsburgh                  Fay-Penn Economic Development Council                  KPMG LLP                                           Philips Home Healthcare Solutions                The Buhl Foundation
ABARTA, Inc.                                     Celerant Consulting, Inc.                    Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh                   L. B. Foster Company                               Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Inc.   The Buncher Company
Abay Ethiopian Cuisine                           CH2M Hill/IDC Architects                     Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Pittsburgh Branch   L. Robert Kimball & Associates                     Pipitone Group                                   The Cedars of Monroeville
About Pittsburgh, Inc.                           Chaska Property Advisors, Inc.               Federated Investors, Inc.                              La Roche College                                   PITT OHIO EXPRESS                                The Elmhurst Group
Accenture                                        Chatham University                           FedEx Ground                                           Lamar Advertising Company-Pittsburgh               Pittsburgh Athletic Association (PAA)            The Grable Foundation
Acusis LLC                                       Chesapeake Energy Corporation                Fifth Third Bank                                       LANXESS                                            Pittsburgh Business Times                        The Hawthorne Group
Acutronic USA, Inc.                              Chester Engineers, Inc.                      First Commonwealth Financial Corporation               Louis Plung & Co. LLP                              Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education           The Heinz Endowments
AECOM                                            Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh            First National Bank of Pennsylvania                    Macy’s, Inc.                                       Pittsburgh Penguins                              The Hillman Company
AHRCO                                            Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc.              First Niagara Bank                                     Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC                      Pittsburgh Pirates                               The Hillman Foundation, Inc.
Alcoa Foundation                                 Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania                FirstEnergy Corporation                                Malin, Bergquist & Company, LLP                    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette                          The Mario Lemieux Foundation
Alcoa Inc.                                       Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation        Five Star Development, Inc.                            Manchester Bidwell Corporation                     Pittsburgh Quarterly                             The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Allegheny College                                CNX Gas Corporation                          Flabeg Solar USA Corp.                                 MARC USA                                           Pittsburgh Steelers                              The Pittsburgh Foundation
Allegheny County Airport Authority               Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.                        Fragasso Financial Advisors                            MARSH USA Inc.                                     Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra                    The Pittsburgh Promise
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated              Colcom Foundation                            FSN Pittsburgh                                         Massaro Corporation                                Pittsburgh Technical Institute                   The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Alpern Rosenthal                                 Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc.           G4S Secure Solutions USA, Inc.                         McCune Foundation                                  Pittsburgh Technology Council                    The Roy A. Hunt Foundation
Alpha Natural Resources                          Comcast Spotlight                            GAI Consultants, Inc.                                  McKamish Inc.                                      Plextronics, Inc.                                The Weavertown Group
AMCOM Office Systems                             Community College of Allegheny County        GatesmanMarmionDrake+Dave                              McKinsey & Company                                 Point Park University                            The Webb Law Firm
American Bridge Company                          Compunetix, Inc.                             Gateway Financial Group, Inc.                          MEDRAD, Inc.                                       Pop City Media                                   The Williams Companies
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.                  Concurrent Technologies Corporation          Gateway Rehabilitation Center                          Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP                         PPG Industries, Inc.                             Thorp Reed & Armstrong LLP
American Textile Company                         Confluence Technologies Inc.                 Giant Eagle, Inc.                                      Michael Baker Corporation                          Precision Therapeutics                           ThoughtForm, Inc.
Ansaldo STS USA                                  Confluent Translations, LLC                  GlaxoSmithKline                                        Mine Safety Appliances Company                     Presenting Pittsburgh                            Tier 1 Performance Solutions
Applied Systems Associates, Inc.                 CONSOL Energy Inc.                           Grant Street Associates, Inc.                          Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.           PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP                       TriState Capital Bank
Aquatech International Corp.                     Cowden Associates                            Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council                        Mizrahi, Inc.                                      Radisson Hotel Pittsburgh                        Tube City IMS, LLC
Arch Street Management, LLC                      CSX Transportation                           Green Building Alliance                                Mobili Office LLC                                  Rampart Hydro Services                           Tucker Arensberg, P.C.
ARDEX America, Inc.                              Davison Design & Development, Inc.           Grubb & Ellis Company                                  Montgomery & Rust, Inc.                            RAND Corporation                                 Turner Construction Company
ASKO, Inc.                                       D.B. Root & Company                          H. J. Heinz Company                                    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP                        Range Resources-Appalachia, LLC                  United States Steel Corporation
Astorino                                         Deloitte & Touche USA LLP                    Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.                                 Mt. Lebanon Office Equipment Co., Inc.             Reed Smith LLP                                   University of Pittsburgh
Atlas Energy, Inc.                               Development Dimensions International, Inc.   Henderson Brothers                                     Mylan, Inc.                                        Regional Learning Alliance                       UPMC
B.K. Simon Family Charitable Foundation          Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.              Heritage Valley Health System                          NAI Pittsburgh Commercial                          Richard King Mellon Foundation                   URS Corporation
BAA Pittsburgh, Inc.                             Disruptive Robotics, LLC                     Heyl & Patterson, Inc.                                 Nemacolin Woodlands Resort                         R.J. Lee Group, Inc.                             US Airways
Babst, Calland, Clements & Zomnir, P.C.          Ditto Document Solutions, Inc.               Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield                        New Perspective                                    Robert Morris University                         Value Ambridge Properties, Inc.
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch                    Dollar Bank, FSB                             Hoechstetter Printing Co.                              NOVA Chemicals Corporation                         RTI International Metals                         Verizon – Pennsylvania
Bayer Corporation                                Dominion                                     Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania               NPC, Inc.                                          Russell Standard Corporation                     Verizon Wireless
Berner International Corporation                 Draeger Safety, Inc.                         Housetrends Magazine of Pittsburgh                     O’Connor, O’Connor, Lordi, Ltd.                    S&T Bank                                         Vocollect
BNY Mellon                                       Duquesne Club                                Howard Hanna Real Estate Services                      Orbital Engineering, Inc.                          Sanford-Brown Institute                          Washington & Jefferson College
Bombardier Transportation                        Duquesne Light Company                       Huntington National Bank                               Oxford Development Company                         Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP              Waste Management
Boyden                                           Duquesne University                          iGate Corporation                                      P.J. Dick, Inc.                                    Schneider Downs                                  WDUQ-FM
BPL Global, Ltd.                                 Eastman Chemical Resins, Inc.                Imperial Land Corporation                              ParenteBeard LLC                                   SDLC Partners, LP                                Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc.
Brunner, Inc.                                    Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.           Indiana University of Pennsylvania                     PEAK Technical Services, Inc.                      Sellen Sustainability                            West Penn Allegheny Health System
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC                   Eaton Corporation                            Industrial Scientific Corporation                      Pennoni Associates Inc.                            Seton Hill University                            Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
Burns & Scalo Real Estate Services, Inc.         Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC         Janney Montgomery & Scott, LLC                         Penn State Beaver                                  Sheridan Broadcasting Corp.                      Westinghouse Electric Company
Burt Hill                                        Education Management Corporation (EDMC)      JENDOCO Construction and Real Estate                   Penn State Center Pittsburgh                       Siemens Water Technologies                       Wetzel Consulting
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation                      Ekker, Kuster, McConnell & Epstein, LLP      Jennmar Corporation                                    Penn State Fayette                                 Sisterson & Co. LLP                              WHEMCO, Inc.
Calgon Carbon Corporation                        Elliance                                     Jewish Healthcare Foundation                           Penn State Greater Allegheny                       Slippery Rock University                         Whirl Magazine
California University of Pennsylvania            Elliott Company                              Jones Day                                              Penn State New Kensington                          SMS Siemag LLC                                   Willis
Campos Inc.                                      Ellwood Group, Inc.                          Jones Lang LaSalle                                     Pennsylvania American Water                        Snavely Forest Products                          Winchester Thurston School
Carlow University                                Enterprise Bank                              K&L Gates LLP                                          Pennsylvania TRANE                                 Snyder Associated Companies, Inc.                WordWrite Communications LLC
Carmeuse Lime & Stone                            Epiphany Solar Water Systems                 Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation                     Peoples Natural Gas                                Solenture, Inc.                                  WPXI-TV
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh                   EQT Corporation                              KDKA-TV                                                Pepper Hamilton LLP                                Specialized Security Response, Inc.              WQED Multimedia
Carnegie Mellon University                       Ernst & Young                                Kennametal Inc.                                        Performance Drivers, Inc.                          St. Margaret Foundation                          WTAE-TV/Channel 4
Catalyst Connection                              ESB Bank                                     Koppers Inc.                                           Pfizer, Inc.                                       The Art Institute of Pittsburgh                  WYEP 91.3 FM




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