David Patti

David W. Patti

President and Chief Executive Officer at Pennsylvania Business Council

116 Pine Street Suite 201, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
HQ Phone:
(717) 238-1764

General Information


President and Chief Executive Officer  - Pennsylvanians for Effective Government

Chief Operating Officer  - Team Pennsylvania

Executive Director of the Local Government Committee  - Senate Finance Committee

Senior Sales Executive and Consultant  - Active Data Exchange Inc


BS  - Political Science , Millersville University

MS  - Public Management & Public Policy Analysis , Heinz College

Ph.D.  - Public Administration , Pennsylvania State University


Board Member  - Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week

Steering Committee Member  - Debt

Council Member and President  - St. Daniel's Lutheran Church

Board Member  - Pennsylvania SBDC

Board of Advisors Member  - Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania

Board Member  - Pennsylvania State University SBDC

Board Member  - Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers

Member of the Board of Managers  - Bethany Children's Home

Member of the Issue Review Team  - Chemical Manufacturers Association

Recent News  

Dave Patti Discusses the 2013-14 Governor's Budget form the PA Business Council's View Point
Interview with David Patti, President & CEO, Pennsylvania Business Council The First 3 Minutes with Triad Strategies - Dave Patti, President & CEO, Pennsylvania Business Roundtable Interview with David Patti, President and CEO of the PA Business Council

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Mr. David W. Patti
Mr. David W. Patti President & CEO Pennsylvania Business Council

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David W. Patti
President & CEO David W. Patti -- Mr. Patti leads PBC's three components: the Policy Roundtable, PEG PAC, and PBC Education Foundation. Mr. Patti 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. Mr. Patti 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. Mr. Patti is frequently contacted by national media including Congress Daily, Roll Call, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Associated Press and others. He 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. Mr. Patti completed the Yale University Corporate Environmental Leadership Seminar and the coursework required for a Ph.D. in Public Administration at the Pennsylvania State University.

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