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Vibrant Pittsburgh today announced the appointment of a new President and CEO, Sabrina S. Saunders Mosby. Mosby replaces Melanie Harrington, who has served as the President and CEO since the organization's inception in 2010, and who announced in September she would be stepping down from the position. 


Well known and highly respected within the Pittsburgh community, Ms. Mosby has spent the last decade leading public, private and government agencies for some of the region’s leading nonprofits. Currently, she serves as President and CEO for the CORO Center for Civic Leadership, where she has successfully managed and cultivated local and federal grant opportunities and raised funds for leadership development training, evaluation and capacity building projects for local organizations. Prior to her tenure with the CORO Center, she served as the Executive Director for Strong Women, Strong Girls, where she stabilized and streamlined operations, and rebuilt and expanded program staff structures and roles to improve the organization’s productivity and efficiency. She has also served as Director for Education and Youth Development at the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh; Special Assistant to the Mayor of Pittsburgh and Manager of Youth Policy; and as a Field Representative for the Office of Congressman Mike Doyle. 


Ms. Mosby holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication from Edinboro University and a Master of Science in Professional Leadership from Carlow University. Her community and professional affiliations include Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., LDIXVII; Coro National Board; Bayer Center for Non-Profit Leadership Advisory Board; Mount Ararat Community Activity Center Board of Directors; and Youth Places, Inc. Board of Directors. Mosby has received numerous awards and honors for her work and advocacy on behalf of public service, government agencies, education and the community.


Vibrant Pittsburgh is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the growth and economic competitiveness of the Pittsburgh region by engaging the region’s employers; attracting, retaining and elevating a diverse talent pool; and positioning the region nationally and internationally as an inclusive and welcoming place for people of all backgrounds. Sabrina Mosby will step in as President and CEO on November 18, 2019.


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