Nancy Angus has served the Mario Lemieux Foundation since 1998, including an Executive Director roll until 2023 when she was promoted to the Foundation's first-ever position of President. She manages and oversees all of the Foundation’s business activities and finances, fundraising events, and execution of the Foundation’s strategic plan. She also facilitates all of the Foundation’s charitable giving and maintains contact with key sponsors, donors and community leaders. With over 27 years of experience, she has held positions outside of Pittsburgh with the Ohio House of Representatives, Central Park Conservancy and UST, Inc. Nancy is a proud graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, as well as Leadership Pittsburgh XXVIII. She was awarded a Women of Influence Award in 2021. Nancy lives in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh with her husband and their three children. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading and playing endless games of fetch with her two dogs!
Andrew graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in Sports Marketing and Marketing. He started with the Foundation in 2000 as the Operations Manager for the Mario Lemieux Celebrity Invitational and served as Marketing Director until 2023 when he was promoted to Executive Director. As Marketing Director, he oversaw all Foundation marketing efforts including branding initiatives, fundraising projects and online presence. Additionally, Andrew manages the Mario Lemieux Fantasy Hockey Camp, Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk, golf outings, auctions and other fundraising events. Andrew is a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh XXXVI and lives in Cranberry Township with his wife and three children.
Austin's Playrooms Director
Karin joined the Foundation as a volunteer in 1999 and each year took on more duties, By 2004 she was working full time. Karin oversees Austin’s Playrooms working with medical facilities to establish and maintain the playrooms. She coordinates the Austin’s Playrooms Luncheon and assists with the annual golf classic. Additionally, Karin supports other Foundation events by managing volunteers and general coordination of all food & beverage arrangements. Previously, Karin had a 15 year career with Hilton Hotels and retired in 1994 as a Director of Catering. A graduated of Purdue University with a BS in Restaurant, Hospitality and Institutional Management, Karin and her husband live in the North Hills with their dog Mazie, and enjoy family time with their children and grandchildren.
Before joining the Foundation in 2023, Rachel served Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras as the Manager of Institutional Advancement, where she managed communications and supported fundraising efforts. Rachel started her career working in the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's operations department from 2007-2017, where she expanded her role to manage artistic planning for the PNC Pops Series. At the Foundation, she manages various programs, including social media, fundraising initiatives, and more. Rachel is also an accomplished harpist and holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Technology from Duquesne University and a Master of Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University. She loves to attend concerts and Pens games with her husband, Micah, and their son Cassius.
Sarah joined the foundation staff in the spring of 2021. Previously, Sarah worked for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium and as a fundraising consultant. Sarah holds a degree in Art History from John Carroll University and a Master of Library & Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Sarah lives in the North Hills with her family and is active in her community.