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Lisa Scales

Lisa Scales

President and CEO Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank


Lisa A. Scales, who earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Boston University School of Law and Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Seton Hill College, began her career as assistant corporation counsel for the City of Chicago and worked as an associate in a Greensburg law firm before joining Just Harvest and then Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

Throughout her career, Ms. Scales has held many positions on boards and committees for organizations such as the Community Food Security Coalition, Hunger-Free Pennsylvania, Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University and the Joint State Government Commission Obesity Study Advisory Committee. In her current role as president & CEO at the Food Bank, Ms. Scales leads the organization and its network of partner agencies in distributing 2.5 million meals each month to 120,000 people in 11-counties of southwestern Pennsylvania.