Fall 2013 CEO Conversations series continues at Penn State Fayette

UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Charles R. Burke Jr., chairman of The Grable Foundation, continues the fall 2013 series CEO Conversations at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, on Wednesday, Oct. 16. This free event is open to the public and will be held in the Penn State Fayette campus’ Community Center Bird’s Nest Café from noon to 1 p.m.

The Grable Foundation, established in 1976 by Minnie and Errett Grable, of Pittsburgh, is dedicated to improving the lives of children by awarding grants to improve early childhood development programs, boosting out-of-school efforts that support growth in children’s lives, and augmenting school systems so that students have more opportunities to achieve.

Burke received a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College in 1983 and a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University in 1990.  He taught at the Linsly School in Wheeling, West Virginia for several years before joining The Grable Foundation in 1991.

Burke currently serves on the boards of a number of establishments in the region, including the Forbes Funds, Advancing Academics, Carnegie Science Center, Frick Art & Historical Center, The Fred Rogers Co., Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Three Rivers Marathon and the Fox Chapel Area School Board.

CEO Conversations is designed to give students the opportunity to hear from and talk with key individuals in the local, regional and national business communities about business, entrepreneurship and leadership. CEO Conversations has been running annually since 2008 and is sponsored by Joseph A. Hardy III.

Last Updated September 25, 2013