Young Leadership Group

Meet Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania’s Young Leadership Group

Emily

Emily Bayer
Emily Bayer is a marketing and communications professional, specializing in healthcare at a full-scale agency. Emily graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, and has since been active in their alumni association as well as local community sustainability initiatives.

A Pittsburgh native, the PFWPA has been in her life as long as she can remember, as her extended family would join annual walks in support of her grandfather, Robert. Robert lived with Parkinson’s for nearly 20 years, and his journey is what drive’s Emily’s support and commitment to the local organization.

Kali

Kali Mullen
Kali Mullen is a Complex Property Broker at Willis Towers Watson, a global risk management insurance brokerage firm. Kali graduated from Robert Morris University with a B.S.B.A. in marketing in 2009 and was a Division I athlete for the University.

Kali’s personal experience with Parkinson’s Disease deals with her grandma, Mary Alice and the impact it’s had on her entire family since being diagnosed 10 years ago. Watching this disease progress motivates her to raise awareness and promote the resources provided by the PFWPA.

Nikki

Nicolina DiNardi
Nicolina DiNardi works for a medical device company as a technical support specialist for implantable cardiac devices. She graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a degree in biomedical engineering and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Nicolina grew up in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, however, she recently discovered the PFWPA in the last few years when her mother was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. After seeing the wonderful impact the PFWPA was making in her Mom’s life, Nicolina became more involved with the foundation through the annual walk, support groups, and fundraising through the Pittsburgh Marathon. Joining the Young Leadership Group is an exciting opportunity for her to continue to support the PFWPA and the PD community.

Shannon

Shannon Mincemoyer
Shannon Mincemoyer is an employee benefits and executive compensation lawyer at Reed Smith. She received her undergraduate degree from Penn State and her law degree from Northwestern. Shannon recently became involved with the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania after a family member was diagnosed with Parkinsonism. She is passionate about serving the Parkinson’s community and excited about developing the Young Leadership Group.

Click here for information on the first ever Young Leadership Group Happy Hour.

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    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
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The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is the Pittsburgh region’s leading advocacy organization for Parkinson’s patients, their families and professional caregivers offering a variety of services related to Parkinson’s disease. Since 1995, the Parkinson’s community has relied on us for exercise, education and support programs as well as referrals to leading healthcare providers specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is fully funded through private donations.
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