The faculty members that lead PLF Leaders Collaboratives and PLF Emerging Leaders Collaboratives have extensive leadership development and coaching experience serving Pittsburgh’s business, not-for-profit and church leaders.
Lee Kricher is the President of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation and the author of "For a New Generation", a book that tells the story of the dramatic transformation of the church he pastored from an aging, dying church into a growing, multi-generational church. Lee previously served as Vice President of Leadership Development for Development Dimensions International. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Geneva College, a Master’s degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
LINDA KRICHER, Ph.D.
Dr. Linda Kricher is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Net Health, a rapidly growing, Pittsburgh-based Health Care Technology Firm. Before joining Net Health, Linda was Vice President of Human Resources for McKesson Corporation, where she led a team of 60 HR professionals serving 5,000 employees. Linda earned her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Regent University and a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development from Penn State University.
Holly McIlwain is the Human Resource Partner, Talent Management, for Robert Morris University. She previously served with the Secretariat for Leadership Development for the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Holly’s expertise in leadership development and assessment- based coaching has had a positive impact on leaders from various sectors of Pittsburgh. Holly graduated with Bachelor of Science from Franciscan University of Steubenville and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Robert Morris University.
Jim Stout served as the fourth President of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation and has been a PLF Leaders Collaborative facilitator for several years. He has served as a leadership coach for business, not-for-profit and church leaders throughout Pittsburgh. Before joining PLF, Jim was Regional Director at the Provident Agency and an Area Director with the Coalition for Christian Outreach. Jim earned his Bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
ERROLINE WILLIAMS, Ph.D.
Dr. Erroline Williams is the Vice President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the International Coach Federation. Dr. Williams worked in Learning and Development at Duquesne University and has served as a leadership coach to organizations throughout Pittsburgh, including Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and Pittsburgh Promise. She holds a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and is a graduate of Duquesne University’s Professional Coach Certification Program.