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Post-Gazette profiles Riverlife board chair Peg McCormick Barron

By May 23, 2017Blog
Peg McCormick Barron from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Photo by Steve Mellon.


From the article, “Margaret McCormick Barron: Watching the riverfronts evolve”

By Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 19, 2017

Moving between jobs as a congressional staffer, communications director for a Pittsburgh mayor, and aide to a Pennsylvania governor, Margaret “Peg” McCormick Barron has watched government operate at the federal, state and local levels.

Throw in positions she has held in government relations at a major university, at a large hospital network and as an independent consultant, and she has acquired a pretty clear understanding of how public and private entities can partner to advance economic development in the Pittsburgh region.

Since joining the board of Riverlife in 2014 and being elected its chair in December, Ms. McCormick Barron has been eyeing how the city and private interests can promote the city’s riverfronts as among the region’s best assets.

Read the full profile piece at the Post-Gazette website.

Find out more about the Riverlife board and staff.

Photo by Steve Mellon / Post-Gazette