Cindy Citrone

Cindy Citrone is the Founder and CEO of Citrone 33, which works to improve the quality of life for all people by investing in pioneering efforts that advance health, build human capital, and promote smart giving. Citrone’s primary focus is on mental well-being and the Pittsburgh community. Citrone identifies leading partners, sets the strategic direction, and shapes the overall partnership’s goals to create meaningful influence and outcomes. Over the past 20 years, Citrone has created alliances that have enabled community programs to launch and thrive. She established the Starzl Network for Pediatric Excellence in Transplantation through the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Play It Forward Pittsburgh, and EMBRACE Pittsburgh, which is a powerful movement conceived and driven by Citrone 33 designed to champion mental strength throughout the Pittsburgh region. She graduated summa cum laude from Ohio State University. Citrone and her husband Rob believe in actively involving their four children in their philanthropic efforts and are proud partners/owners of the Pittsburgh Steelers.