The New Pittsburgh Courier has learned that Uptown Partners announced it appointed Brittany A. McDonald to serve as the organization’s newest executive director. McDonald replaced Jeanne McNutt who served in the role previously over the past 12 years.
“I am most excited about engaging with the residents and businesses of Uptown, and working together through continued collaboration, a shared vision, and staying true to the mission,” McDonald said in a press release. “Uptown will be a healthy, inclusive, and safe community with prosperous businesses.”
Previously, McDonald spent 11 years at PNC Financial Services Group Inc., working in its lending and business analysis division.
McDonald, who has a Ph.D. in Community Engagement and an M.B.A., both from Point Park University, currently serves on the board of directors of La Escuelita Arcoiris, a Spanish immersion preschool in Squirrel Hill. She also serves on the board of trustees for the Carnegie Library of Homestead.