For Over 25 years the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection (GPBC) has been a dedicated group of business professionals committed to expanding their business through professional networking.  GPBC is run and governed by members for members. Our goal is to support each other by furnishing appropriate business referrals. Each member represents a single business classification and is responsible for our growth through the providing of business referrals and through the introduction of new business into our group. Our members will at all times maintain the highest degree of professional standards and courtesy.

2021 Board of Directors

President:  George Shaw, Shaw Plumbing

Vice President: Jeff Cuny, LaserTek Solutions

Secretary: Kathy Schultheis, Ciarletta’s Confections

Treasurer: Jason Saunders, Metal Photo Service

Member At Large: Bryan Boyd, Boyd’s Automotive

Member At Large: John Mulgrave, Compass Benefit Solutions

Past President: Mary Beth Tedrick, Neighborhood Values

2021 Committees

Referral Manager: Jeff Giles, Don’s Appliances

Sergeant at Arms: Doug Reilly, Court Pest Control

Inspector: Neil Akerman, Express Employment Professionals

Social Director: Lisa Ives, Ives Eyecare Center

Ethics: Laura Cohen, Family Legal Center, LLC

Program Director: Harold Katofsky, Servpro of Metro Pittsburgh

Publicity Director: Karli Brown, Tedesco’s Body Shop

Web Master: Scot Noel, Chroma Marketing Essentials


Thank You to Our
2020 Board of Directors

President:  Mary Beth Tedrick, Neighborhood Values

Vice President: Cathy Griffith, Town Vision Digital

Treasurer: Jason Saunders, Metal Photo Service

Secretary: Kathy Schultheis, Ciarletta’s Confections

Member At Large: Cari Kocinski, Century 21 Fairways Real Estate

Member At Large: George Shaw, Shaw Plumbing

Past President: Chris Richardson, Overhead Door Company of Greater Pittsburgh

2020 Committees

Referral Manager: Marianne Pack, A Better Choice Waterproofing

Sergeant at Arms: Steve Wise, Rutledge Cleaning Services

Inspector: Jeff Cuny, LaserTek Solutions

Social Director: Kim McConnell, Made in the Shade

Ethics: Laura Cohen, Family Legal Center, LLC

Program Director: James Sanders, Sanders Video Services

Publicity Director: Melinda McNamara, Experienced Closing Services

Web Master: Scot Noel, Chroma Marketing Essentials