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Neighborhood Allies Hires Gillespie as its First President - Pittsburgh Business Times

Presley Gillespie has been hired as the first president of Neighborhood Allies, a recently launched Pittsburgh community development organization. He will take the helm in mid-May.

Gillespie was most recently the founding executive director of the Youngstown Community Development Corp., taking it within five years from a startup with a $200,000 annual budget to an established organization with a $3.1 million budget. He also worked in banking for 18 years, focusing on community development lending and revitalization.

Neighborhood Allies launched last year to support the people, organizations and partnerships committed to creating and maintaining thriving neighborhoods.

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