BJ Leber – Board Chair

President & CEO, Adagio Health

BJ Leber has been President & CEO of Adagio Health for 2 years. In that time, she has led the organization in efforts to strengthen the programmatic commitment to serving women in need, to collaborate among the programs and services offered by Adagio Health so that the resources of the organization are used more efficiently and effectively and to connect with partners and community leaders to develop opportunities to strategically enhance Adagio Health’s impact.

Ms. Leber is a recognized leader in the field of nonprofit management. She previously served as President & CEO of The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Foundation and The Forbes Health Foundation. In that capacity, she directed the foundations to support significant investments in the hospitals’ efforts to serve women and infants.

Prior to her work at the West Penn Hospital Foundation, Ms. Leber served as Interim CEO for the YWCA. She served as Chief of Staff for Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O’Connor. She was VP & Station Manager for WQED Pittsburgh’s Public TV and Radio Stations.

She was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and serves as Chair of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority which is charged with overseeing the City of Pittsburgh’s finances.

She is member and past president of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the International Women’s Forum. She is on the boards of Family Planning Councils of America, Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting (WESA and WYEP Public Radio Stations), Highmark Caring Foundation and former board chair of Leadership Pittsburgh, VisitPittsburgh, Brother’s Brother International Foundation and Pressley Ridge Schools.