Brendan is richly experienced in finding solutions to complex issues. Whether you want to procure money for your project, advocate for a policy affecting your business, craft a message for a public affairs campaign, or expand your network for business development, Brendan can guide you from the halls of the state Capitol to City Hall in Pittsburgh.
Brendan brings to Triad a background as the government affairs manager and spokesperson for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) for the last nearly four years. While at PWSA he was able to align the authority with government agencies for coordinated projects, saving rate-payers hundreds of thousands of dollars, along with procuring seven figures in grants for projects. He also was able to communicate complex issues relating to water quality and green infrastructure.
Before his time at PWSA, he worked for the City Planning Department and the state House of Representatives focusing on local policy issues and economic development projects which saw intense redevelopment of the Golden Triangle, South Side, Lawrenceville, and the North Shore.
Outside of the office, Brendan has strong ties to the Pittsburgh community. He has served on the Board of Rebuilding Together-Pittsburgh, a local affiliate for a two billion dollar national organization specializing in home repairs for veterans and senior citizens, allowing them to stay in their homes. He currently serves as the vice president of the Brighton Heights Citizens Federation, a local neighborhood group working for betterment of the Pittsburgh Neighborhood of Brighton Heights. He also serves on the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank's Government Relation Committee. Brendan recently has been presented by Pittsburgh City Council a dedicated day in Pittsburgh for him, honoring his years of public service. In his spare time he is an avid golfer and runner.
Brendan holds a B.A. in Social Science from the University of Pittsburgh where he was a scholar athlete, and a Masters of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon's-Heinz College. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and daughter..
- Boys and Girls Clubs of PA
- Capital Blue Cross
- Carpenter Technology
- Chester Upland School District
- Crane Safety Now
- Delaware River Maritime Enterprise Council
- District Council 21 Painters & Allied Trades
- Dog Law
- Federal Courthouse in Harrisburg
- Film Tax Credit
- Glen-Gery Brick
- Growing Schools
- Harrisburg School District
- Highway Construction Industry
- Middletown Area School District
- Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association
- Pennsylvanians for Affordable Nutrition
- Pocono Raceway
- Telecom Legislation
- Transportation Funding
- United Nations