Since 1991, Catherine Tyson has functioned as an integral component to the success of the Institute. In addition to providing superior consulting services to thousands of clients at the University of Pittsburgh’s Small Business Development Center, she has also manifested the growth and perpetual success of innumerable regional Pittsburgh companies.
Tyson has utilized her consulting expertise to develop the Emerging Enterprise Program, a program generated around educating, managing and directing teams of student consultants. Over the years the program has grown to represent one of the Institute’s most valued company bedrocks; together, Tyson and her students provide consulting services to a variety of businesses from every industrial sector.


Bachelor of Science, California University of Pennsylvania