Scott Lammie

Scott Lammie and his wife Susan are well-known in Pittsburgh and well-loved. They are both third-generation Pittsburghers—he’s a graduate of Taylor Allderdice High School and Duquesne University—who love spending time with their children and new grandson. From volunteering with Little Sisters of the Poor to chairing this Friday’s fabulous Great Night Gala at the Children’s Museum, Scott is deeply passionate about Pittsburgh and its diverse neighborhoods and is highly involved with numerous nonprofits and community causes. He’s a mentor to many and a friend to all.

The Chief Financial Officer of UPMC’s Insurance Services Division has spent nearly 30 years with UPMC in various leadership positions supporting the evolution of UPMC into one of the country’s leading integrated delivery systems.

Monday, May 29

Today is a perfect day to reflect on the many sacrifices that the men and women of our armed forces have given to our country. We are excited to have our son Mike, our daughter-in-law Alex and our grandson Hudson visit us from Chicago this week.

In honor of Memorial Day, our family plans to visit the Heinz History Center for a flag folding ceremony. We will meet our son Ryan for lunch at Burgh’ers in Lawrenceville.

That evening, we will be cheering our beloved Pittsburgh Penguins onto victory against the Nashville Predators.

Scott and Sue Lammie at the Great Night Gala kick-off event at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, May 30

Every week brings renewed enthusiasm. My day starts with a visit to my UPMC doctor for a checkup.

Back in my office, I will join a call with the American Heart Association to review plans for the 2018 Heart Ball with our Gala Chair Rich Harshman.

After a mid-day meeting with CEO Diane Holder and our executive leadership team at UPMC Health Plan, I will attend a Hill House Association meeting to review upcoming plans.

At the Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner, we will recognize 384 young men who have earned the Boy Scouts’ highest honor.

Wednesday, May 31

My morning begins with The Forbes Funds’ Finance Committee. From there, I head to The Fred Rogers Company for a Board Meeting. As a new grandfather, I look forward to Hudson learning from all his friends in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.

I will then attend UPMC Health Plan’s monthly budget meeting.

Back home, Susan and I look forward to a nutritious home-cooked meal with our family.

Thursday, June 1

I will spend the morning making calls, handling administrative matters and attending our bi-weekly clinical-finance meeting focused on quality and cost containment.

At the United Way luncheon Downtown, we will celebrate the success of our campaign chaired by Diane Holder and Jerry MacCleary. UPMC and our dedicated employees raised $2.7 million—thanks to Rob DeMichiei for his leadership chairing UPMC’s campaign.

In the afternoon, I will head to a Manchester Bidwell Corporation Board Meeting before driving to the Mattress Factory for a community briefing to preview the generous gift to Pittsburgh of a Skyspace by the world-renowned light artist James Turrell.

Scott Lammie and Morgan O’Brien, co-chairs of the Walk for Children’s, 2016 and 2017.
Scott Lammie and Morgan O’Brien, co-chairs of the Walk for Children’s, 2016 and 2017.

Friday, June 2

The morning begins with a breakfast briefing by Joshua Pollard with several UPMC colleagues presenting Omicelo’s mission-based real estate program to create affordable housing within Pittsburgh’s urban neighborhoods.

Susan and I are honored to chair the Great Night Gala at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh supporting the incredible work done by Jane Werner and her amazing team. UPMC Health Plan has partnered with the Children’s Museum to help families make healthy eating decisions through UPMC MyHealth Community. The theme of this year’s Gala is “leather, chrome and the open road”—inspired by the museum’s new exhibition, Hands-On Harley-Davidson. It is time to dust off my leather tuxedo jacket!

Penguins’ Stanley Cup playoff game.

Saturday, June 3

After a full week, I will lace up my walking shoes and head to Schenley Park for the Children’s Hospital Foundation Walk alongside my co-chair Morgan O’Brien. While in the neighborhood, we will stop by Phipps to enjoy a healthy meal at Café Phipps and see the wonderful new Super. Natural. Exhibit.

Sunday, June 4

Susan and I love the healthy breakfasts at First Watch in Cranberry.

Then we plan to attend TEDxPittsburgh at the Byham Theater in The Cultural District. The talks are curated by my colleague Chris Daley and his wife, Bridgette, and emceed by Emmai Alaquiva, and will include an inspirational talk by a great visionary mentor and friend, Bill Strickland, founder of Manchester Bidwell Corporation.

Later, Susan and I will bike ride through North Park for our exercise routine and then enjoy a casual dinner at Over the Bar Bicycle Café at the North Park Boathouse.

Hopefully we all will also be able to celebrate Lord Stanley’s Cup remaining in our beloved Pittsburgh for yet another season. Go Pens!!!

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Jennifer BaronArts & Entertainment / Jobs Editor

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator...