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The Buhl Foundation

Annual Report

Annual Report by the President

July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 | Download (.pdf)

The privilege of serving as the Chair of the Buhl Foundation has been among my most rewarding professional experiences. While you may rightfully think that I am referring to the grants and countless lives that have been impacted, equally rewarding has been my fellow Board members and staff with whom I've shared this great honor. In many ways, we have become family, constantly examining our motives and ensuring that the decisions and investments remain true to Mr. Buhl's deepest concerns, "the well-being of the citizens of the city of Pittsburgh, and the County of Allegheny."

This is a bittersweet moment for the Buhl Foundation as we thank Jean Robinson, a Board member who has served near three decades with a relentless dedication to the Foundation's goal of enabling people to dream, to innovate and to act. Jean Robinson has guided the Foundation brilliantly through two successions and has been my mentor as I followed her as Board Chair. She has instilled in all of us a bold and fearless determination to preserve Mr. Buhl's legacy of innovation. Throughout our shared tenure, there has never been a meeting in which Jean Robinson hasn't reflected on the work and asserted that, "Mr. Buhl would be proud." This vigilant reminder of our obligation is woven into the culture of the Buhl Foundation, and in turn, has become an enduring legacy of the contributions of Jean Robinson. In her kindness and grace, she has taught all of us an inner strength that is a pillar of the Buhl Foundation.

We go into the future with gratitude for her leadership and impact on this foundation. Buhl will continue to significantly improve the lives of the many people it is privileged to serve, building on the foundation laid first by Henry and Louise Buhl, by our predecessors, and by our dear friend and colleague.

In closing, I speak on behalf of the Buhl Board and staff in thanking Jean Robinson for her significant contribution to our work. As with our community, we have all been touched by Jean.

Peter Mathieson
Chair, Board of Directors

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