About Us

The mission of the Bloomfield Development Corporation is to support, promote, and enhance Bloomfield.


Christina Howell
Executive Director

Christina’s work in community development includes positions at Community Design
Center of Pittsburgh (now Design Center) and Mt. Washington Community Development
Corporation. With BDC since 2014, she also worked in commercial real estate and in
public relations at both the State Museum of Harrisburg and the Senator John Heinz
History Center.
Currently, Christina serves as a board member for the East End Neighborhood
Employment Center and is Treasurer on the Baum Centre Initiative.
A three-year alumnus of AmeriCorps, Christina graduated from Duquesne University and
lives with her family in Bloomfield.
Michele Goldammer
Finance Manager
David Hogan
Business District Coordinator
PULSE Fellow

A native of Bethesda, Maryland, David Hogan recently graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont with a degree in History and minors in Political Science and French. Outside of his studies, he enjoyed camping and hiking in the outdoors, competing for the College’s Swim and Dive Team, and working summers as a swim coach back home in Maryland. David has come to Pittsburgh and BDC as one of 34 PULSE fellows serving in different nonprofits around the city and living in intentional community. (For more on PULSE, see http://pulsepittsburgh.org/.) He loved connecting with his neighborhoods in both Maryland and Vermont, and he looks forward to getting to know Bloomfield!
Sarah Loser
Program Coordinator

Sarah Loser is the Program Coordinator for the Bloomfield Saturday Market and Bloomfield Winter
Market. They started at Bloomfield Development Corporation in June of 2017 as the Market Assistant,
moving into their current role in August 2017. Originally from Harrisburg, PA, Sarah moved to Pittsburgh
in 2013 to attend the University of Pittsburgh. They graduated in April 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in
English literature, and currently live in Wilkinsburg.
Alyssa Lieberman
Market Assistant

Board of Directors

Executive Committee
Sarah Stroney, RIDC, Resident
Vice Chair
John Pieranunzi, Station, Resident
Stevie Sheridan, At-Large
Katie Markowski, Resident

Board Members

Mamadou Balde, Esq., Colliers International
Dan Barrett, Resident
Ryan Edmondson, Keller Williams
Elizabeth Gombert, Resident
Jennifer Lucchino, Interarchitecture
Jeff Manganello, Lather
Larisa Murphy, Markovitz, Dugan & Associates
Ngani Ndimbie, Bike Pittsburgh
Robin Nitkulinec, West Penn Hospital/Allegheny Health Network
Lesley Rains, City of Asylum
Benjamen Reese, Resident

We thank the following former board members for their service to their community!

Moira Harrington, Tessaro’s
Dave Namestnik, Lot 17
Janette Schafer, Wesbanco
Danielle Slovick, Quest Diagnostics
D.J. Smulick, D.J.’s Butcher Block
Elizabeth Clay, Clay Yoga
Dominic Piccola, Resident
Constance Voas, Allegheny Health Network
Clarence Jackson, Huntington Bank (formerly PNC Bank)
Kathleen McKenzie, Highmark

Support Us

Interested in doing a little more for your neighborhood? From helping with a cleanup for a couple of hours, joining our board, or putting your professional skills to use, we have volunteer opportunities to fit your interests and schedule. Send us an email today to find the right fit for you!