As Senior Adviser in the Government Relations and Public Policy Group, Tony Lepore works with the Group to advocate for clients in government policy, legislation, and regulation. Tony brings to bear more than three decades of experience in government and public advocacy to help businesses and organizations reach their goals and objectives.
Tony’s 35 years of service with the Pennsylvania Senate included 22 years as Chief of Staff for Senate Democrats—the longest-serving Chief of Staff in modern history. In that position, Tony was involved in all legislative issues considered by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and served as an adviser to Commonwealth officials at the highest levels. He worked with six Pennsylvania governors and their administrations. He served on negotiating teams for most state budgets during his career, gained knowledge of practically every aspect of Pennsylvania government, and worked with thousands of state government officials and employees.
Tony has earned a reputation as an effective relationship builder known for accessibility, attention to detail, and exceptional skills in managing projects and personnel.
Advised Pennsylvania governors, cabinet members, other high-ranking state officials, and hundreds of legislators on practically all legislative issues considered by the General Assembly for more than 30 years
Served on the negotiating teams for most Pennsylvania state budgets since 2000
Board Memberships & Community Service
Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood, volunteer
Harrisburg Jewish Community Center, volunteer,
Temple Ohev Shalom (Harrisburg) Rabbi Selection Committee, member
Girls on the Run, volunteer
Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority Board of Directors, former member