Blood Science Foundation Announces Appointment of Three New Board Members

Date: February 27, 2020 11:36 am

Newest Appointees Come from Banking, Insurance Industries and Nonprofit

PITTSBURGH, February 27th, 2020 –  Blood Science Foundation, the fundraising and philanthropic arm of Vitalant (formerly Central Blood Bank), has announced the appointment of three new members to the organization’s board of directors:

Nancy Gump Angus is executive director of the Mario Lemieux Foundation in Pittsburgh. Serving in this role since 1998, Angus manages and oversees all of the foundation’s business activities and fundraising events. She also facilitates all of the foundation’s charitable giving. With more than 25 years of professional experience, Angus previously held roles with the Ohio House of Representatives, Central Park Conservancy and UST, Inc.

Judy Murtha is executive vice president and director of treasury management and corporate services at Dollar Bank in Pittsburgh. Serving in this capacity since 2014, Murtha has held roles of increasingly responsibility in the banking industry in western Pennsylvania since 1980. She has been a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) for more than 35 years.

Russ York is vice president of commercial property and casualty insurance at Liberty Insurance in Pittsburgh. Previously, he served in various marketing and sales roles for organizations that include MindMatrix and Snap Retail. 

“Our newest board members bring a wealth of experience and expertise across a wide range of professions,” said Mark Giaquinto, president and CFO of Blood Science Foundation. “We are pleased to welcome them to the Blood Science Foundation Board of Directors and have every confidence that their guidance and counsel will serve the organization well.”

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