Chris Brussalis

Vice Chair

Chris Brussalis, PhD, is chairman of The Hill Group, Inc., a national management consulting firm founded in 1953, specializing in strategy, operations, and measurement.

The Hill Group serves a wide range of private and public sector clients, including large corporations, institutions, nonprofits, and governments. Chris is also an adjunct professor of management and policy at Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. He has been teaching at the graduate level for more than twenty-five years.

Chris has served on several civic and corporate boards, including Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity,Phi Delta Theta Foundation, American Society for Competitiveness, Point Park University, RegionalLearning Alliance, Leadership Pittsburgh, and Eberly College of Business at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

In recognition of his commitment to civic engagement and service, Chris was appointed by Pennsylvania’s Governor to serve on the Commonwealth’s Small Business Council and was one of 100 distinguished American leaders selected by the Secretary of the Air Force to attend the National Security Forum. He also served on the boards of the ALS Association (Chairman of Public Policy and Advocacy, Executive Committee), Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, CentraComm Communications, Institute of Management Consultants for Western Pennsylvania, Annual Fund of Allegheny College, CONTACTPittsburgh, Waynesburg University MBA and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, and Rotary International.

Chris was named a distinguished alumnus of Allegheny College, one of the Pittsburgh region’s Fast Trackers, Top 20 Changemakers, 40 Under 40, and Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest.

He resides in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, a northern suburb of Pittsburgh, with his wife Christina and children Katherine, Sophia, William, and Isabella.

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