Neighborhood Allies Welcomes New Board Members!

Nov 20, 2023

Join us in welcoming Catherine Murray and Joshua Pollard to the Neighborhood Allies Board of Directors!

Catherine serves as Director of the Commercial and Business Lending unit at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and as the Program Director at Invest PGH, a Community Development Financial Institution affiliated with the URA. In these roles, she oversees a team of lending and outreach staff and deploys capital to small businesses throughout the City of Pittsburgh in an effort to create generational wealth.






Joshua is the founder and CEO of Omicelo, a mission-driven private equity firm. The firm’s mission is to invest in and grow companies that can transform the world. Omicelo invests exclusively in businesses in the real estate, healthcare, and sustainability sectors. Prior to founding Omicelo, Joshua led Goldman Sachs’ housing research efforts through the Great Recession from 2009 to 2013.





Farewell and thank you, Mark.

We are immensely grateful to our long-time board member and ally, Mark Peterson, who is rolling off our board. Mark’s many years of leadership, dedication and commitment have been integral to the transformation of Neighborhood Allies. He has served on our Executive Committee, as Treasurer and the Finance Committee as Chair and has been a passionate leader and true champion for our mission–playing an instrumental role in helping us launch our real estate services work!

Top Header Image Photo Credit: Prototyping Larimer Stories by artist John Peña, photo by OPA