VisionPittsburgh - Katharine Kelleman, CEO, Port Authority of Allegheny County

Feb 11, 2020 - Feb 11, 2020 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Duquesne Club
325 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

VisionPittsburgh 2020 is a series of four exciting luncheons guaranteed to inspire, enlighten and inform you about our region's most valuable commodity the vision of our business leaders.

Katharine Kelleman serves as chief executive officer of Port Authority of Allegheny County, the public transit system serving the Pittsburgh region.

She is responsible for the operations of a 700-vehicle bus fleet and an 80-vehicle light rail system, which provide service to a total of more than 220,000 riders a day. She also oversees Port Authority's capital and operating budgets; partners and builds relationships with regional stakeholders; and successfully develops and manages local and federally-funded projects that enhance and expand service across the Pittsburgh region.

Since joining Port Authority in 2018, Katharine has supported better communication with customers; advanced the development of mobile fare payment application; championed the need for a long-range service plan; and fought to ensure stable, reliable and sustainable funding too support a growing system.

Prior to joining Port Authority, Katharine worked at Hillsborough Area Regional (HART) in Tampa, Fla. in several executive leadership roles, including chief of service development, chief operating officer, and chief executive officer. She had previously worked in leadership roles for the Maryland Transit Administration and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), and began her career in public transit as a transit planner in San Angelo, Texas.

Katharine received her Bachelors degree in history from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and her Masters degree in public administration from San Angelo State University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and serves on the Board of Directors for the American Public Transit Association.

Event Schedule
11:30 - 12:00 Registration and Networking
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Served
12:30 - 1:30 Speaker and Q&A from the audience

Event Ticket Pricing

Standard tickets are $75; Reserved tables of 10 with priority seating are available for $995.

Register early as seating is limited and will fill up quickly.



Walk-ins pay $85 at the door. We will try to accommodate individuals wishing to register the day of the event, but seating is limited and there is no guarantee. We strongly encourage you to register in advance.


Event Menu

The selection for lunch will be a chicken meal. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Caitlin Banas at 412-208-3817 or cbanas@bizjournals.com so that we can accommodate your needs.

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