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Christine Pietryga HEARTH CEO

Christine Pietryga’s first day at HEARTH is Friday, April 28, 2023.

Before joining HEARTH, Christy served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Veterans Leadership Program (VLP), which serves 8,000 annually with housing, career development, and supportive services. Prior roles with VLP included Director of Operations and Housing Case Manager.  

Christy is a graduate of Bucknell University and has been recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times with the “30 Under 30” award and by Whirl Magazine with the “20 in Their 20s” award. She also served as Vice-Chair of the Allegheny County Homeless Advisory Board. 

“I am both honored and excited to work with the dedicated HEARTH team serving women and children in the Pittsburgh region,” said Christine Pietryga. “As someone who experienced trauma and abuse at a young age, providing a safe place and supporting parents as they raise their children is both professionally and personally important to me.” 

Meet Christy

Watch a special message from Christy Pietryga