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Nicholas Varischetti named 2014 Fast Tracker by Pittsburgh Business Times

PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2014Nicholas D. Varischetti was named a 2014 Fast Tracker, an annual award honoring local business and nonprofit community leaders who are under the age of 40, by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Mr. Varischetti, along with other award recipients, will be honored on June 25 at the Andy Warhol Museum.

Winners were selected for their successful efforts to grow a business or nonprofit, significantly impacting the growth and scope of their organization. A supplement honoring their achievements will be published in the June 28 edition of the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Mr. Varischetti was nominated by Susan Baker Shipley, Huntington Bank president, Western Pennsylvania & Ohio Valley Region, citing his reputation as being a respected advisor to oil and gas and construction clients in complex deals, partnership in several family-owned businesses, and dedication, support and service to the city through various charitable and nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Varischetti’s area of legal practice focuses on the oil and gas, banking and construction industries. He also has extensive firsthand business experience as a partner in his family’s companies, including minority ownership in the Pittsburgh Steelers. In addition, Mr. Varischetti serves on five nonprofit boards — most notable of which is his role as chairman of Pittsburgh’s Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, a task force created to find solutions to Pittsburgh’s financial struggles. Other board involvement includes Every Child Inc., Manchester Bidwell Corporation, The Frank Varischetti Foundation, Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project (PUMP), as well as La Roche College’s Board of Trustees.

For more information on the Fast Tracker’s recognition event on June 25, visit Pittsburgh Business Times.