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Personality Test: Matt Dooley

By Bob Karlovits
Matt Dooley says being an administrator and a performer is a “great way to be” dealing with the arts. The managing director of the Bach Choir ...

Personality Test: Jordyn Melino

By Kellie B. Gormly
Jordyn Melino, exhibit coordinator at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Oakland, is one of the creative brains behind the new “Weird and Wonderful”  Summer ...

Personality Test: Stacy Weiss

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Stacy Weiss, president and owner of Weisshouse  in Shadyside, has spent the past 30 years building and evolving her family’s business — from one that ...

Personality Test: Christina Salgado

By Mark Kanny
Christina Salgado is just getting to know Pittsburgh because she arrived in mid-April to become Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s director of education and community engagement. She ...

Personality Test: David Bush

By Kate Benz
David Bush is that guy. Forget the fact that he was recently lauded as one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 Under 40 and volunteers as a ...

Personality Test: Donnie Iris

By Rex Rutkoski
Among Pittsburgh’s favorite musical sons, at least one only needs to be identified by his first name. Say “Donnie,” and it’s very much enough said. It ...

Personality Test: Jon Rinaldo

By Mike Machosky
Jon Rinaldo once booked a fairly large percentage of the national touring bands that came to Pittsburgh, through his company Joker Productions. Now, he’s got ...

Personality Test: Shawn Hopson

By Bob Karlovits
Shawn Hopson worries live music might be a thing of the past in the not-so-distant future. That fear caused him to form N-Motion Entertainment, the ...

Personality Test: Todd Kreidler

By Alice T. Carter
For nearly six years, Apollo native and Duquesne University grad Todd Kreidler served as playwright August Wilson’s assistant, protege, friend and co-creator. One of the last ...

Personality Test: Dennis Bateman

By Kellie B. Gormly
Dennis Bateman, the director of exhibits and theaters at the Carnegie Science Center, has been with the center since 1989, when it was the Buhl ...

Personality Test: Courtney Lynch-Crawford

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
Courtney Lynch-Crawford, 40, has been in the restaurant business since she was 15 and has no desire to leave it. Today, she owns Nine on ...