Nadine Banks joined the staff in 2008 as executive assistant to the executive director and assistant executive director. In this position, Banks coordinates the ATS Board of Directors' meetings; maintains records of and communications with organizations holding affiliate status with ATS; assists with grant proposal development, administration, and reporting; coordinates special projects; and makes travel arrangements for the executive director and assistant executive director.
Prior to coming to ATS, she worked as a support supervisor at Equitable Gas and in various administrative positions of the human resource departments of Dollar Bank, Respironics, and Nabisco.
Banks earned a BA in marketing from Chatham University where she served as student representative for Chatham’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship. In this role, she acted as networking liaison for the Pittsburgh business district and local women business owners, building relationships and networks between the two.
In 2001, Banks formed a nonprofit organization, Vision of Hope, which raised funds for school supplies for the children of Haiti. Due to political turmoil there, however, funding dwindled and Vision of Hope was forced to close in 2004. She continues her volunteer efforts by serving on the board of directors for the World Mission Initiative for Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
An ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Banks resides in the East End of Pittsburgh.