United Way of Allegheny County announced today that John “Jack” A. Barbour, CEO, Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, has been appointed to the organizations’ board of directors, along with three others.

Barbour is responsible for leading the firm’s strategic direction and business operations. His practice focuses on real estate development and financing, complex commercial transactions, and advising high net-worth family businesses, including serving as outside counsel to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Rooney families.

The United Way of Allegheny County is a change agent and efficient community fundraiser that improves lives by addressing critical community needs. By convening diverse partners and investing in programs and people to advance solutions, United Way creates long-lasting change and helps children and youth succeed, strengthens and supports families by promoting financial stability, ensures the safety and well-being of vulnerable seniors and people with disabilities, and provides county-wide access to information and referral sources meeting basic needs.

Visit their website at www.unitedwaypittsburgh.org.