About Us


The EDS staff is committed to advancing the health, vitality, and accessibility of the communities across the South Hills and Jefferson Regions of Pittsburgh.


Greg Jones

Executive Director

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Gregory Jones is the Executive Director of Economic Development South. In his role as executive director, Mr. Jones works to facilitate investment and reinvestment, create jobs, enhance the competitiveness of the area, and to take a comprehensive approach to the revitalization of the corridor and work with all of the corridor communities to identify and address shared concerns and opportunities.

Jami Gregg

Director of Community Projects and Initiatives

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Jami Gregg joined the EDS team in December 2014 as the Commercial District Manager of the Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP).  Jami works within the Commercial Districts of Mt. Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick to implement the programmatic efforts of the NPP.

Lisa Brown

Director of Environmental Initiatives and Projects

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Lisa Brown recently joined the staff at Economic Development South as the Watershed Coordinator for Saw Mill Run. Saw Mill Run is the major stream that flows through the corridor communities and ties the municipalities to the shared environmental issues of stormwater runoff and sewage overflows. Ms. Brown will be working closely with the watershed communities to identify opportunities for implementation of Best Management Practices for stormwater mitigation, including Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development.

LaShawna Russ

Clairton Economic Development Coordinator

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Coming soon…

Tim Hindes

Chief Marketing Officer, Community Marketing Collaborative


Tim joined EDS in 2015 to establish the Community Marketing Collaborative, a shared-services marketing engagement with multiple nonprofits in the region. Tim provides high-level, strategic marketing support to EDS and the collaborative on a regular basis, driving organizational growth thorough marketing and communications.

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