University of Pittsburgh

Tricina Cash (EMBA '09)

Distinguished Service Awardee
Strategic Initiatives and Business Consultant; President, Pitt Black MBA Network
(PBAN)

Tricina Cash is a Projects Leader and Business Development Consultant, with past clients and engagements including Urban Innovation21, SolePower, FedEx Ground, and Highmark Health.

Previously, she was the Director of Operations, Conference Management, and Business Development for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences. In this role, she produced multi-disciplinary, national medical conferences across the United States and abroad, and she developed and led the enterprise-wide centralization of a grants management system.

Ms. Cash is a co-founding officer of the Pitt Black MBA Network (PBAN), an independent, global alumni network of the Katz School that was established in 2010. The group's mission is to support the prominence of the Katz School, especially in its recruitment of diverse MBA applicants. Ms. Cash was the first woman elected as PBAN board chair and president, and is the first member elected to serve two terms. During her tenure, she has led PBAN in establishing and developing a scholarship goal that is on track to surpass $1 million scholarships given by 2017 and also created an Ambassador program to connect alumni and students.

Ms. Cash sits on the Board of Directors of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and the Pitt Business Alumni Association. She is a former member of the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association's Alumni Leadership Council, the Junior League of Pittsburgh, and the National Black MBA Association--Pittsburgh Chapter.

Ms. Cash also earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh.