Allyce Pinchback-Johnson, a Pittsburgh native, is the Founder and CEO of Pinchback Consulting LLC, a business she started in August 2017 to support companies and organizations with their management, strategic planning, and staff development efforts. In March 2018, she was named the leader of Remake Learning Innovative PD Working Group. In 2019, she was named co-lead of Shifting Power in Educational Research & Development, a collaborative initiative between Remake Learning and the University of Pittsburgh School of Education funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Prior to starting her company, Allyce served as Director of Professional Development for Pittsburgh Public Schools. In that role, she provided oversight for the District’s professional learning system, supervised the professional development team, and worked cross-functionally with over 30 staff developers to create and deliver professional leaning and development training to over 2,000 staff members. Allyce is also a trained racial equity affiliate through Pacific Educational Group, and has delivered multiple trainings on race, racism, and implicit bias in education to District staff. In her five years with Pittsburgh Public Schools, she also managed a series of projects focused on teacher leadership, strategic planning, and educator evaluation. Previously, Allyce spent three years as a Program Officer for the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, where she was primarily responsible for building relationships with schools and community partners to increase the number of African American males eligible for the Council’s Global Travel Scholarship Program.
Allyce has provided senior leadership guidance and management to several non-profit organizations. These leadership experiences include five years of service as a board member for PUMP, two of which she served as President. During her tenure, she helped to develop and implement a multi-year strategic plan, led an organizational retreat, and oversaw PUMP’s brand transformation and the development of a 16-point public policy agenda. She also serves on the boards of the Rukmini Foundation, where she has raised almost $10,000 to support holistic education for girls in Nepal, and Vibrant Pittsburgh, where she sits on the Next Generation Council, a group of emerging leaders committed to making Pittsburgh racially and generationally diverse and inclusive. Allyce is a Commissioner for the City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations, and is the Immediate Past Curator of the Pittsburgh Global Shapers, a young professional hub of the World Economic Forum. Additionally, she serves as a mentor to three Black female students.
Allyce graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009 with a B.S. in Psychology and Japanese, and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Management from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University.