Newsmaker: Lee Ann Munger
Lee Ann Munger
Residence : Ingram
Family : Two sons, Henry 11, Owen 9
Age : 48
Education : Bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy from Chatham College, 1984
Background : Munger has managed advisory panels for more than 40 women-owned businesses and managed hundreds of volunteer business advisers.
Noteworthy : Munger was named to head the University of Pittsburgh’s new Center for Women in Business at the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. A longtime advocate for female entrepreneurs, Munger was executive director and former board president of PowerLink, which helped women-owned businesses.
Quote : “As a standalone nonprofit, PowerLink had a limited capacity to grow. Now all of our programs will be available through the institute. We will provide additional resources for the institute, and the institute will provide us with their resources. It is a very strong beneficial arrangement.”