David W. Patti
President & CEO David W. Patti -- Mr. Patti leads PBC's three components: the Policy Roundtable, PEG PAC, and PBC Education Foundation.
brings to PBC
25 years of government, political and public affairs experience.
Mr. Patti joined Pennsylvanians for Effective Government as its President and CEO in January of 2002 and served there through the formation of PBC in 2007.
Mr. Patti served in the Ridge Administration as the Chief Operating Officer of Team Pennsylvania and a Special Deputy Secretary in the Department of Community and Economic Development.
Mr. Patti was the first fulltime President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council - the state's major trade association for chemical manufacturers - representing about 80 percent of the chemical industry's presence in Pennsylvania.
He led PCIC from 1990 - 1999.
During that time, Mr. Patti also served on the American Chemistry Council's Issue Management Team and was the first national chair of the Responsible Care® Partnership Council.
served previously in the Senate of Pennsylvania
in two roles: as the Executive Director of the Local Government Committee and as a policy analyst for economic development.
In the mid-1980s, Mr. Patti served as the Communications Director of the Pennsylvania Republican State Committee.
From 2000- 2002 Mr. Patti worked as an executive in an internet software firm.
is frequently contacted by national media including Congress Daily
, Roll Call
, Wall Street Journal
, Christian Science Monitor
, Associated Press
is a contributor to many academic and political writers.
The Pennsylvania Report has consistently ranks Mr. Patti
among the 100 most politically influential people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Patti, earned a MS in Public Management & Public Policy Analysis from the Heinz College, Carnegie-Mellon University; and a BS in Political Science from Millersville University.
completed the Yale University Corporate Environmental Leadership Seminar and the coursework required for a Ph.D. in Public Administration at the Pennsylvania State University