Lisa Scales has been President and CEO of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank since 2012, leading the organization in distributing food for nearly 45 million meals annually through a network of 850 community partners in 11 counties of southwestern Pennsylvania. She holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Boston University School of Law and Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Seton Hill University, from which she received the 2019 Distinguished Alumna Leadership Award.
Scales serves on the Board of Directors of Adagio Health and is an advisory board member of the Center for Supply Chain Management at the University of Pittsburgh, the Centers for Community Engagement at Robert Morris University and the University of Pittsburgh Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership. Additionally, Scales is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Board of Fellows. She currently serves as Chair of Feeding Pennsylvania, a statewide association of Feeding America food banks. In 2018 Scales was the recipient of the Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Award; in 2020 she received Duquesne University’sEileen Zungolo Spirit of Service Award; in January 2021 Pittsburgh Magazine named Scales as Pittsburgher of the Year; in December 2021 she received the Coleman Award for Excellence in Community Service from the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics; and in February 2022 was included in the Pittsburgh Business Times Power 100 list of most influential business leaders.