Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Ann Getkin has been named Vice President for Finance and Administration. She will begin service Oct. 1, 2011.

In sharing this announcement, Seminary President Dr. William J. Carl III said, “Ann’s warm, engaging style and her attention to detail make her an outstanding person to take on the role of Vice President for Finance and Administration at PTS. Her financial and administrative leadership at the Ellis School here in Pittsburgh has been stellar. I am excited to have her joining our senior management team at the Seminary.”

A native of Shinglehouse, Pa. and resident of Pittsburgh, Ann earned her degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (B.S.) and Robert Morris University (M.S.). Since 1979 she has worked at The Ellis School, most recently as director of finance and operations. There she was responsible for the fiscal and operational effectiveness of the school.

Ann is a member of the National Business Officers Association and recipient of the 2011 Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award. She is also a member of Philadelphia Area Independent Schools Business Officer Association; Society for Human Resource Management; Independent Schools Health Insurance Consortium (trustee and past president); and Sigma Beta Delta, International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration.

A member of Mount Lebanon United Presbyterian Church, Ann is married and the mother of two adult sons: Ben and Dan, who is a recent PTS graduate. “I love working for an educational institution, and look forward to moving to the seminary environment,” said Ann. “PTS’s faith-based mission is personally meaningful to me.”

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.