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David Lassman of Squirrel Hill, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, was selected by the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Pittsburgh as the winner of its 2014 Dr. Howard A. Mermelstein Leadership Award.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 11:12 p.m.

Noteworthy: Lassman is the winner of the 2014 Dr. Howard A. Mermelstein Leadership Award, which the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Pittsburgh presents annually to a board member who displays outstanding leadership, commitment to the community and dedication to the group's mission.

Age: 51

Residence: Squirrel Hill

Family: Wife, Diane; two sons, Zack, 20, and Josh, 18

Background: Lassman is a distinguished service professor at Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches organizational behavior and strategy. He serves as treasurer of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Pittsburgh board and on the boards of Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Steel Town Entertainment Project.

Education: Bachelor's degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University in 1984, master of business administration from Harvard University in 1988

Quote: “I am honored to win this award, especially since Dr. Mermelstein was my pediatrician, and there's a personal connection.”

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