TCP Staff and Board News

New Program Development Manager in Pittsburgh

Faith Collins is positioned in The Challenge Program, Inc.’s newly opened office in downtown Pittsburgh. Collins, along with the Director of Business Development, is responsible for expanding The Challenge Program into the more than 60 high schools in Allegheny County. Collins’ brings experience in program management and development at nonprofit organizations. This coupled with experience in Pittsburgh education, made her a great candidate to implement The Challenge Program’s mission to build business and education relationships...
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New Director of Program Development

Sara Deyarmin Jones was promoted to Director of Program Development. She is now responsible for the successful building and expansion of The Challenge Program, Inc. in targeted territories. Jones has successfully added new schools, businesses and counties since she joined The Challenge Program, Inc. in 2015. Among the businesses she cultivated, two have become Major Corporate Partners. In her expanded role as Director, Jones will continue to direct and mentor the development team, as well...
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TCP Welcomes Dawn Hobson

Dawn Hobson started with The Challenge Program, Inc. in July 2018.  She is responsible for building and expanding our central and northereastern Pennsylvania regions. Hobson’s territories include Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Indiana, Lackawanna, Somerset and Susquehanna, PA counties. Part of Dawn’s career path was spent raising funds for education throughout central and southwestern Pennsylvania, bringing valuable fundraising experience to The Challenge Program, Inc. She recently spent the past few years as a substitute teacher in...
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Welcome Myra Bernhart to The Challenge Program, Inc. Team

Meet Myra Bernhart. Bernhart will be the first Workforce Development Manager for The Challenge Program, Inc. A position that has been in the planning stages for a while as the need for connecting business and education becomes increasingly important. As Workforce Development Manager, Myra Bernhart coordinates workforce development initiatives between business and education for The Challenge Program, Inc. The responsibilities of workforce management include implementing a client-centered service approach to workforce development among high school students. Bernhart is responsible for...
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