Saleem Ghubril

Executive Director

Saleem is a passionate advocate for children and for the City of Pittsburgh.  An ordained Presbyterian minister, he has devoted his life to serving the people of his community through outreach and education programs. In 1985, Saleem founded The Pittsburgh Project, a community development organization that provided free home renovations to hundreds of vulnerable seniors each year and deployed thousands of youth in meaningful volunteer community service. Saleem led The Project until 2008, when he became the founding executive director of The Promise. He is the pastor emeritus of Mosaic Community Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. In addition, Saleem is a member of the boards of The Buhl Foundation and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.