Plinio Ayala has more than 20 years of nonprofit management experience and is deeply committed to the fight against poverty. He became President and CEO of Per Scholas in November 2003 after serving as Vice President of Operations for five years. Today, he leads the organization in its national expansion, with oversight of the bulk of its programs.
We have made a commitment to Pittsburgh. Just to give you a bit more context, we received a very large grant at the end of last year to invest in 10 cities across the country. It was clear to us that the first investment had to be Pittsburgh because the jobs were there, the need for local talent and training development was there.3 June 2021