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Our Advisory Board

The Warhol’s Advisory Board is composed of local, national, and international professionals who lend their expertise to the museum’s continued success. The advisory board’s function is to advise the director, raise funds to support major museum initiatives and exhibitions, and recruit new advisory board members to continue the museum’s mission.

Nisha Blackwell
Founder, Knotzland Bowties
Nisha Blackwell is the founder of Knotzland Bowties, a sustainable lifestyle brand that sources, rescues and reproduces discarded textiles into stylish bow ties made through providing training and flexible at-home income to women.

Amy Baron-Brourman
Master Clothier, Samuel Baron Clothiers
Amy Brourman is a master clothier at Samuel Baron Clothiers, which provides custom-made clothing to clients nationwide. Brourman has more than twenty years of experience in the retail and fashion industry and has worked with Astor & Black, Bill Blass, and Macy’s.

Stephen Casey
Owner, Stephen Casey Architects
Stephen Casey founded Stephen Casey Architects, an architectural company that focuses on residential and commercial design, restoration and renovation, and construction projects throughout the Pittsburgh Area.

Ken Cirka
Cosmetic Dentist, CEO, Philadelphia Dentistry
Ken Cirka is a cosmetic dentist and CEO of Philadelphia Dentistry for 25 years. He has garnered recognition as the largest and well-respected dental office in Philadelphia and, as a Pittsburgh native, was named the Alumni Hall of Honor Recipient of Ambridge High School.

Carrie Coghill
President/CEO, Coghill Investment Strategies
Carrie Coghill, CFP®, AIF® is President/CEO of Coghill Investment Strategies. She also serves as Board Chair of the Magee Women’s Research Institute and Foundation and is Vice-Chair of the Robert Morris University Board.

Nathalie Doobin
Owner, CEO of Harvard Services Group
Nathalie is the owner and CEO of Harvard Services Group, a leading janitorial services provider. She is a member of the Women’s President Organization (WPO), the Building Owners & Managers Associate (BOMA), The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association and the US Building Service Contracting Association. Nathalie also serves on the board of directors of The Florida Council of 100 and was recently invited to join the join the board of the Mount Sinai Medical Center Foundation, Executive Committee. She is an active member of YPO and R360.

Vincent P. Fremont, Emeritus
President, Vincent Fremont Enterprises
Vincent Fremont is CEO of ARTnews and president of Vincent Fremont Enterprises. He is the exclusive agent for Warhol’s estate and served as the vice president of Andy Warhol Enterprises for many years, helping Warhol produce television and film projects.

Cain A. Hayes
Chief Executive Officer, Point32Health
Cain Hayes is Chief Executive Officer of Point32Health, a $9- billion organization that includes Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan.  He is the former president and CEO of Gateway Health, one of the nation’s leading managed care organizations.  He supports numerous community initiatives and serves on the board of directors of Drake University and the Association for Community Affiliated Health Plans (ACAP).

Maureen B. Kerr, Development Chair
Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co., LLC
Maureen Kerr is a Vice President with Goldman Sachs in the Investment Management Division. Kerr is also the head of The Warhol’s development committee, and co-chaired The Warhol’s twentieth anniversary gala.

Jeroen Kwist
Management Consultant/ International Finance
Jeroen Kwist is an experienced management consultant and banking executive with success in the technology and the financial services industries including the Computer Sciences Corporation and Bank of New York Mellon. His career has focused on developing transformational growth strategies across international markets. Jeroen is now active inside a family office, and as a board member of several foundations and a medical research company. He currently resides in The Netherlands and England.

Jeremy Leventhal
Managing Partner, Faros Properties
Jeremy Leventhal is a managing partner and co-founder of Faros Properties, a privately held real estate investment company. Leventhal also sits on the boards of the Taubman Center at Harvard University and Schools That Can.

Monica Malik
Vice President of Public Affairs of Western Pennsylvania, Citizens Bank
Monica Malik is an accomplished and results-driven leader who is known for her strategic thinking, strong business acumen, and exceptional leadership skills. At Citizens Bank, Monica is responsible for developing and executing the company’s strategic communication plans, building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, and managing the company’s reputation and brand. Monica is a serial entrepreneur, having owned a franchise restaurant, starting a consulting company, and creating businesses for others. She is the proud recipient of the 40 Under 40 in 2022.

Ann M. McGuinn, Treasurer
Vice Chair, LEAD Pittsburgh
Ann McGuinn is vice chair of LEAD Pittsburgh’s board as well as a member of The Pittsburgh Promise’s major gifts campaign committee. McGuinn was instrumental in creating The Warhol’s fifteenth anniversary education fund. She also co-chaired The Warhol’s twentieth anniversary gala.

Scott Mory
Vice President for University Advancement, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Scott Mory is responsible for overseeing CMU’s overall advancement efforts and for building partnerships with all of the university’s philanthropic and volunteer communities, including university alumni, parents and friends; charitable foundations; and corporate donors. Prior to joining CMU, Mory served as associate senior vice president and campaign director at the University of Southern California, and assistant vice president for Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at George Washington University.

Demetrios T. Patrinos, Chair
CEO, Patrinos Painting and Contracting Company
Jim Patrinos is the president of his family’s business, T.D. Patrinos Painting and Contracting Company. He is also the former president of PLN Food Service, Inc., which operated Primanti Brothers Restaurants. He and his wife, Kathleen, are active philanthropists in Pittsburgh.

Michael Rubinoff
Head of Private Equity, Safra Securities LLC
Michael Rubinoff is the Head of Private Equity for Safra Securities LLC, where he focuses on investments in financial services, consumer goods, agriculture, and infrastructure. Michael is a Trustee for The Jewish Museum and The Caliban Foundation. He also sits on the board of directors for Chiquita Brands International, Global Atlantic Financial Group, and Q-Park N.V.

Henry J. Simonds
President, Headwater Films/Media
Henry Simonds is an artist, collector, curator and filmmaker. He is the president of Headwater Films/Media, which he founded in 2001 to develop and finance independent documentary and narrative films and other media ventures. In addition to The Warhol board, Henry serves on the Carnegie Museum of Natural History board.

Juliet Lea H. Simonds, Emeritus
Director, Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation
Lea Simonds is the director of the Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation, which has funding priorities in arts, education, and health and human services. She is a Carnegie Museums life trustee and a member of both the executive committee and the women’s committee.

Erich C. Smith
Chief Operating Officer, PNC Wealth Management
Erich Smith is the chief operating officer at PNC Wealth Management. Smith has over 30 years of experience in wealth management, investment, and marketing.

Jim Spencer, Vice Chair
CEO, Exus N.A. Management Partners
Jim Spencer is the CEO of Exus N.A. Management Partners, an independent investment and asset management firm focused on the renewable energy sector. Spencer has over 30 years of experience in the power industry, managing the development and financing of energy projects in developed and developing countries. He was the founder, President and CEO of EverPower.

Judith Evans Thomas, Board Secretary
Principal, Chapman Properties
Judith Evens Thomas is co-owner and principal at Chapman Properties, a commercial real estate development company. She is also a longtime travel and lifestyle writer, formerly contributing to Pittsburgh Magazine. Thomas is the board secretary and is on The Warhol’s nominating committee.

Heather Tomko
Research Coordinator, Health Policy and Management department, University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health
Heather Tomko is a Research Coordinator in the Health Policy and Management department of the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health. She serves on the Board of Directors of CLASS, a local disability resources organization, and is the founder of Accessible YOUniverse, an organization focused on disability advocacy, education, and representation. She was recently crowned Ms. Wheelchair USA 2018, and will spend the next year promoting her platform, “Increasing Inclusion for People with Disabilities into their Communities.”

Jessica Tomko
Graduate Admissions, department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Jessica Tomko works in Graduate Admissions for the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. She is a member of the Carnegie Mellon Women’s Association and is actively involved in community effort to promote diversity and inclusion through speaking engagement and planning committees.

Cris Turner
Vice President and Head of Global Government & Public Affairs, Micron Technology
Cris Turner is a business leader, lobbyist, board member, and keynote speaker who passionately advocated for mission-driven initiatives.  His career lies at the intersection of government, policy, technology, and law and he strives to drive policy that transforms governments and empowers entrepreneurs to thrive around the world. Chris currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Joel Wachs, Ex Officio
President, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Joel Wachs is the president of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., in New York City. Prior to The Andy Warhol Foundation, he was active in Los Angeles city politics and served as a City Council member for thirty years.

Geovette Washington
Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Legal Officer, University of Pittsburgh  
Geovette Washington was chosen in 2020 by the Biden administration transition team to lead its agency review of the Department of Commerce, and she has served on the governing boards of Wesleyan College, the William E. Doar Jr. Public Charter School for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. Geovette became a CMP trustee in June 2017.


Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.

Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again), 1975
Board and staff members pose with John Waters, Marina Abramovic, Jared Leto, and friends at the 2018 New York City dinner fundraiser.

Board and staff members pose with John Waters, Marina Abramovic, Jared Leto, and friends at the 2018 New York City dinner fundraiser.

Photo by Patrick McMullan