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2012 class of Pittsburgh's 50 Finest announced


Pittsburgh's 50 Finest 2011 Participants

The Western Pennsylvania chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has named Pittsburgh's 50 Finest for 2012.


Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest honors Pittsburgh's most eligible men and women for their activity in the community and success in their careers.


The tradition is now in its 17th year. The 2011 class of honorees raised an impressive $250,000 for the foundation, and the bar has been set even higher for the class of 2012.

Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest 2012:

Jacqueline Allenberg KYC Analyst, Financial Market and Treasury Services, Bank of New York Mellon

Camera Bartolotta Owner, Bartolotta Investments, INC; Producer, Dolce Productions, LLC

Shana Bielich Financial Planning Associate, Coghill Investment Strategies LLC

Josh Bobrowsky Founding Partner & Head of Social Media, Icons Consulting; Owner & Head of Social Media, Integrated Fitness

Andrea Bosco Editor,

Mark Burnett Special Events Manager, Senator John Heinz History Center

Angela Criscella Account Executive, Group Sales and Service, Pittsburgh Pirates

Sarah DeMarco Director of Operations, Rostrum Records

Corina Straub Diehl President and CEO, Diehl Automotive Group

Clay Endicott District Sales Manager, FedEx Services

Hannah Feldman Research Analyst, National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance

Ted Ferdinand Diabetes Care Specialist, Novo Nordisk Inc

Alyssa Francescone Director of Marketing, Donwil Company

Terrence Gilbert, DO Medical Director, Hospitalist Practice, Saint Clair Hospital

Kimberley Gill News Anchor

Christopher P. Hayner, DMD Dentist & Owner, Christopher P. Hayner, DMD

Derric Heck Director of Strategic Initiatives, Propel Schools

Cami Hulin Owner, Dance by Cami

Sofie Jacobs Corporate Actions Analyst, BNY Mellon

Dominic Alan Janidas President, Orion Management Group

Chuck Kerber Executive Corporate Chef, Euphoria Post

Courtney King Secondary English Teacher, Hampton Township School District

Rob Kozel President & CEO, Mountaineer Keystone LLC

Mark Miller Partner, Treasure Hunt; Partner, Village at Heatherbrae

Lisa Miracle 8th Grade Teacher, McKeesport Area School District

Regis Molyneaux Co-Founder & Director of Social Media & Sales,

Natalie Monaco, DDS Dentist, Nathan Laughery LLC

Dena Muscarella Marketing Communications Specialist, Thermo Fischer Scientific

Beth Nelson, AIA, LEED AP Project Manager & Senior Architect, Desmone & Associates Architects

Rohn Neugebauer Owner and CFO, Studio Raw Hair and Cosmetics; Real Estate Agent, Howard Hanna, Hampton Office

Jessica Neuhart Senior Staff Occupational Therapist, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Joe Nickel Logistics Manager, Bridge Connections; Artistic Director, Madhouse Productions

Dawn Marie Nowry Professional Model, The Talent Group

David Onufer Vice President of Operations, Forest Hills Transfer & Storage

Maria Palermo Owner, Palermo Photo; Assistant Director, European Union Center of Excellence, University of Pittsburgh

K. Chase Patterson President and CEO, Corporate Diversity Associates LLC

Steve Persing Account Executive, Premier Innovations Group

Robert J. Plutto, Jr. Director of Operations, Marriott International

Clint Pohl Restaurant Owner, Sauce and Rum Fish

Toni Ann Sacco Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Jessica Sebastian Associate Lease Analyst, EXCO Resources (PA) LLC

Demetra Serviou Member Outreach Analyst, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Ashley Thompson Owner & President, Elliven Spa

Ivan Usero Bilingual Agency Point Recruiter, Farmers Insurance Group

Anthony Ventura Director, Schneider Downs Corporate Finance, L.P

Pete Vuckovich Jr., JD Associate Relationship Manager, PNC Wealth Management

Mike Ward Business Consultant, Long Nyquist and Associates

Tamara Whiting Account Manager, Expion LLC

Dan Wind Sales Manager, Woltz and Wind Ford, and Washington Ford

Jason Young Director of Communications, Swank Audio Visual

Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects approximately 30,000 young people in the United States, taking the lives of many of those afflicted before the age of 37. CF produces a thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs & digestive system, making breathing and digestion difficult & eventually impossible. The CF Foundation is consistently ranked by the Wall Street Journal’s Smart Money magazine as one of the nation’s “Best in the Business” for its exceptionally efficient use of fund-raising dollars. The Foundation is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization committed to finding therapies and ultimately a cure for cystic fibrosis, and to improving the lives of those with the disease.