A native of Pittsburgh, PA, the City of Bridges, Sabrina Saunders Mosby has spent the better part of her career helping others cross them. A seasoned executive, Ms. Mosby currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Vibrant Pittsburgh, a premier economic development membership organization and the region's central resource, spokesperson, and convener on workforce diversity and inclusion.
A cross-sector leader, Ms. Mosby has held senior roles at numerous nonprofits and spent close to a decade in the government sector while advocating for local constituents at the local and federal levels. Ms. Mosby has a proven track record of partnering with business and community leaders to develop strategic change and build local programs. Described by stakeholders as highly creative, collaborative, visionary and results-oriented, she is a sought after keynote speaker, facilitator, and workshop leader. Ms. Mosby is a recipient of numerous awards and honors including being named an Athena Young Professional Finalist, Ebony Magazine Top 30, Pittsburgh Courier Fab 40, Pittsburgh Magazine 40 under 40, Whirl Magazine 50 Finest, and to the Pittsburgh Business Times' Power 100 list in 2021 and 2022. Sabrina is deeply involved in public service and her community and professional affiliations are many, including serving on the boards of Allegheny Health Network, the Pittsburgh Womens Alliance, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, Mount Ararat Community Activity Center, and as Vice-Chair of the board for her alma mater, Oakland Catholic High School. Ms. Mosby is an alumnus of Leadership Pittsburghs LDI XVII, holds a Master of Science degree from Carlow University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Sabrina lives in the Pittsburgh region with her husband Brandon and their son Lincoln.
If you would like to secure Ms. Mosby as a speaker, or need to reach her regarding a meeting or for other information, please email Lisa Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lora McKnight is responsible for operational and programmatic strategy at Vibrant Pittsburgh, driving change and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Pittsburgh region. Lora has developed and facilitated a variety of programs to accelerate the adoption of best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the D&I Forum, Next Generation Council, PGHNewcomerConnect, the Vibrant Index, and Vibrant Talent Consultants.
Lora previously worked with The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Southwestern PA and Chatham University. Lora received her Bachelor of Science (Psychology) degree from Illinois State University, and holds a MLIS degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Irving Torres is responsible for overseeing Vibrant Pittsburghs member retention strategy, data and processes related to member recruitment and retention, and managing the logistics of all member engagement events. He is excited to bring his non-profit leadership and capacity building as well as community partnership experience to his role.
For the past 7 years, Irving has been involved with spearheading a myriad of community-based programming initiatives throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. These initiatives include coordinating gender-based violence prevention programming through the University of Pittsburgh and directing Pittsburghs National Health Corps, an AmeriCorps program, dedicated towards mitigating health disparities in underserved communities via the promotion of health access and health education.
A New York City native by way of Queens and Harlem, Irving considers Pittsburgh his second home. Irving is interested in creative writing, mental health advocacy, mindfulness, and finding a variety of ways to share a laugh with loved ones.
Guided by the core values of autonomy, self-growth, transparency, and humility, kai is a passionate justice advocate. Their self-identified purpose is to empower themself and others to make change through advocating for critical thinking, continuous learning, open-mindedness, and growth.
When not working with Public Allies or Vibrant Pittsburgh, malachiah owns and operates cultivate with kai, LLC--a consulting business supporting nonprofit organizations to strengthen their services.
Lisa Nelson Office Administrator & Executive Scheduler
Megan Johnson Social Media and Marketing Intern
Megan is a senior at Slippery Rock University, majoring in Communications Integrated Marketing and minoring in Business Administration. She is an active member of Slippery Rock University's Public Relations Student Society of America, where she currently works closely with the university's President's Wellness Committee. She also is an active member of Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance and is a founding member of AdFed. Megan has a genuine interest in social media management and campaign creation based on her academic and professional experiences. She enjoys creating content for others through finding trends and innovative ways to make them her own. In addition, Megan has a heart for service, having volunteered for several community organizations and participating in neighborhood improvement activities, including gardening, street clean-ups, organizing and attending community events, and rebuilding playgrounds.
As the Social Media and Marketing intern, Megan is responsible for creating and posting content to social networks, engaging in online forums, creating email marketing campaigns, participating in online outreach and promotion, and search engine optimization. She is thrilled to support Vibrant Pittsburgh's mission to create a diverse and inclusive region.