Mark S. Schweiker

Mark Schweiker

Overview

The Hon. Mark Schweiker provides strategic guidance, as well as government and media relations services to Fortune 500 companies, privately held firms and nonprofit organizations, including business development and insight to corporate growth pursuits, crisis management, executive branch lobbying, legislative lobbying and regulatory lobbying.

An accomplished corporate executive and government leader, Mark’s extensive experience includes representing constituents in high political office, advocating for hundreds of area businesses and organizations, and developing and implementing 30 annual corporate and government budgets, including eight at the large-state level.

He serves as an advisor to help clients undertake and manage government relations and public affairs issues. On a case-by-case basis, Mark coaches businesses and organizations in various industries including financial services, pharmaceutical, health care, insurance, green technology, venture capital, gaming and information technology.

Concluding his public service in 2003 as the 44th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Mark had previously held top management positions in sizable government organizations. He was elected Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor in 1994 and was re-elected in 1998. He was the only governor to hold the position as a direct result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, assuming the role after his colleague, the Hon. Tom Ridge, moved to the Bush administration to ultimately become the first Secretary of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C.

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Credentials

Education
  • Honorary Doctor of Law Degree, Rider University
  • M.A., Rider University
  • B.S., Bloomsburg University
Memberships

  • Board of Directors, PRWT Services, Inc.
  • Board of Visitors, Penn State University, Smeal College of Business
  • Board of Directors, Honorary Member, Network of Victim Assistance

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