Board of Directors

Kelly Hanna


President of Field of Play Marketing

Kelly is fiercely passionate about leading well. An advocate for equal opportunities, she enjoys watching others learn and grow in their careers. She is driven and inspired by her two daughters who have boundless wisdom. Known by her friends as an energy source, Kelly does not require batteries, just pool and gym time.

Carmen Bruce


Vice President, Diversity Specialist, Diverse Segments-Talent Acquisition

Carmen is incredibly passionate around the diversity and inclusion space, especially as it relates to gender equality. A basketball coach, turned banker, turned diversity specialist, Carmen is dedicated to networking and connecting individuals in underrepresented segments to their dream career. In her spare time, Carmen can be found on her yoga mat at Shadyside's hip Amazing Yoga studio, or walking in her neighborhood wth her three puppies, Ozzy, Miguel and Sissy. 

Amy Wesson


Manager, Partnership Marketing, Pittsburgh Penguins

Amy loves to be outside. She is slowly crossing off each and every National Park in her free time. She doesn't have any pets, but has a giant plant collection many of which survived a big move across the country. Amy grew up in Canada so occasionally she says the temperature in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit!

Laura L. Miller

Collegiate Club Committee Chair

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Program Director, Sport Management Studies
California University of PA

Laura is deeply committed to empowering others through sport and activity. As a professor, youth sport coach, and mom of three, she is passionate about guiding the next generation. Her competitive spirit can be unleashed in any physical feat to even a fierce game of Candyland. 

Alyssa Nard

Event Committee Chair

Director of Marketing
NuGo Nutrition

Getting her daily dose of Vitamin D is a priority for Alyssa. An avid marathon runner, Alyssa loves to be outside. Gardening, and playing in the snow also helps her get her fix.

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein

Colleen Fedor

Mentorship Chair

Executive Director
The Mentoring Partnership of SW PA

Colleen is that friend who is ALWAYS ready to get together. She finds humor in most everything... and networking is one of her favorite pass-times. A genuine giver, her sage advice is respected by everyone.

Jennifer Bullano Ridgley

Communications Chair

Senior Director of Communications
The Pittsburgh Penguins

Jen spends most of her days being one of the guys, but when she's not at the hockey rink, there's a good chance she's home having a dance party with her two-year old daughter, Harper. She believes that learning comes from experience and applies that to her other passion- teaching. Jen is an adjunct professor at Point Park University where she teaches media relations in sports. She enjoys a nice glass of wine, trying new restaurants with her husband and making people laugh.

Kimberlee Matthews

Membership Chair

Director of Human Resources
The Pittsburgh Pirates

A human resource professional, Kim supports the Pittsburgh Pirates by wearing many caps in the department. Her passion to learn has earned her a Master's degree in Organizational Development from Geneva College. Married with four kids - ages 21, 17, 11, and 9. Kim's spare time is limited. But when she can surface for air, she loves spending time with family, reading and jamming to music.

Katie Hazelton

Social Media Chair

Head Diving Coach
University of Pittsburgh

Katie is passionate about providing experience, connections and tools to allow others to reach their full potential. As Head Diving Coach at The University of Pittsburgh, Katie can be found poolside waving her arms and legs around enthusiastically. Originally from the U.K. Katie moved to the U.S. in 2013, after meeting her now husband, Alex. Nearly 6 years later Katie has a 10-month baby girl and a dog named Lola.