Dynamic. Strategic. Driven.

My Experience

"My heart is in the work." - Andrew Carnegie


Experienced leading financial operations, including business process engineering, program development, proposal writing, government contracting , marketing, recruiting, social media, and customer service.

Public Service

Elected member of the Borough Ben Avon Council with a focus on public safety and environmental stewardship. It was my privilege to serve from 2011 to 2016.


While not my principal responsibility, I have designed logos, business cards, marketing materials and websites.


In my professional career, I have been privileged to work alongside many talented dedicated individuals on some very interesting projects. Take a look at my resume.

Who is Michael Bett?

An accomplished director with a diverse set of managerial, financial, technical, and creative skills.
Able to lead overall business and financial operations

I thrive in a complex and challenging environment where I am simultaneously managing a multitude of projects and tasks. I have extensive experience with policy development and implementation, business process engineering, program development, marketing, recruiting, social media, and customer service.

For the past 11 years, I have served as the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC) Managing Director overseeing a 200+ person cross-university academic center with 30 to 40 active projects a year and an annual budget exceeding $10M-$12M.

At Carnegie Mellon, I have developed a reputation for leadership, integrity, collaboration, ingenuity, diligence, and a will-not-fail attitude. I was instrumental in creating and am currently managing both the Masters of Educational Technology and Applied Learning Science (METALS) program and PSLC’s corporate partners program.

  • Leadership

    25 years of increasing responsibility

  • Program Management

    Successfully managed 200 person center

  • Strategic Planning

    Delvelop & implement new initatives

  • Finance

    Oversee large and diverse center finances


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