Casey Monroe was hired as Breathe PA’s Executive Director in June 2023. Before joining Breathe PA, she held positions of increasing responsibilities for many years at Adagio Health. At Adagio Health, Casey began her work as the Director of Cancer Screening Programs and eventually held the position of Vice President of Disease Prevention Programs. In this role she worked to address some of the leading causes of preventable diseases in the communities served through innovative tobacco prevention and control and cancer screening programs. Prior to joining Adagio Health, she worked at the Allegheny County Health Department as the Executive Policy Advisor. Her career also includes serving as the Executive Director of the Methodist Union of Social Agencies in Homestead, PA where she restructured and initiated strategic planning for early education in the Steel Valley School District. In 2020, Casey was recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine as a “40 under 40”, currently serves as a Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania Cancer Coalition, and is part of the Board of Directors at The Midwife Center. Casey cares deeply about public health. It colors every decision she makes in her work, and filters into her personal life as she raises two spirited girls with her husband in the City of Pittsburgh. Born and raised here, she has chosen to stay to make her city, and the region, a more equitable place to live for all.