Meet the Team
Rosamaria Cristello is the Executive Director and Founder of the Latino Community Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Before launching the community center, Rosamaria directed the Latino Family Center under the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, which focuses on early childhood development. Rosamaria serves on several boards. She is the Co-Chair for the Immigrants & Internationals Advisory Council for the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, which was created to advance the Department’s vision of an accessible, culturally competent, human services system. She also serves on the board of the Office of Child Development under the University of Pittsburgh.
Originally from Guatemala, Rosamaria grew up in Arlington, Virginia and now resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. First to go to college in her family, she received her bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Regional Planning and Geographic Information Systems from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her master’s degree in Public Administration through the Graduate School of Public & Internationals Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.
Rosamaria was named one of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40 in 2016 and was the first recipient of the Barbara McNeese Spirit of Athena Award which provides free tuition to the CMU Women’s Leadership and Negotiation Academy.
Meet the Board
Founder of Freestore 15104 & First Lady of Braddock, PA
Co-Founder of 412 Food Rescue and For Good Pgh
(Board Vice President)
Community Engagement for PBS Kids
Vice President, Strategy and Development
Latino Community Credit Union
City of Pittsburgh Commision on Human Relations
Flor de Abril Cameron
University of Pittsburgh
Daniel Conlon, Esq
Tucker Arensberg Law
Latino Community Center
Chief Executive Officer
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Assistant General Counsel
United Steelworkers International Union
Child Welfare Consultant
Staff Accountant/HR Compliance