Jason M. Fitzgerald is President and a Partner with Penn Strategies. His duties include overseeing projects, marketing the company to potential clients, and assisting clients with governmental and regulatory agencies.  

Fitzgerald graduated from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 2005, where he earned a degree in Political Science with a Minor in Economics. While at Lock Haven University, Fitzgerald was active in student government and was awarded the prestigious “Outstanding Student Leader on Campus Award” in his senior year.

Prior to joining Penn Strategies, Fitzgerald was a top aide to Representative Steve Cappelli and worked for Impact Advertising, a national marketing and public relations firm.  He also served as Pennsylvania State Director for the National Association of Home Builders campaign to increase awareness of the importance of home building on the overall health of the economy.     

Fitzgerald is a close advisor to numerous elected officials including Mayors, County Commissioners, State Legislators, and United States Congressmen from both political parties. From 2009 to 2016, Fitzgerald served as a consultant for numerous successful local, state and federal political campaigns.  In 2016, Fitzgerald announced that Penn Strategies would no longer run partisan political campaigns and would focus entirely on economic development.

Currently, Fitzgerald serves as an economic development consultant for numerous municipalities and authorities throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  He specializes in community planning, funding solutions, and community branding campaigns.  He has assisted in writing and advocating for over 500 million dollars in grant funding for projects on behalf of municipalities, manufacturers, school districts, institutions of higher education, and private developers.

Fitzgerald is a frequent contributor to several regional newspapers and serves as Host of Pennsylvania Now, which features interviews of prominent individuals in arts, entertainment, politics and thought.

Fitzgerald is a former Township Supervisor and member of the Williamsport Parking Authority.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership and the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army.  He is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys camping, hiking, boating, and birdwatching.  He lives in the East End section of Williamsport and has three children.

 

 

  • Steve Shur
    President Travel Technology Association | Washington DC
    These guys know how to get the grassroots motivated in Pennsylvania. They also maintain close relationships with county, state, and federal elected officials and are able to utilize these relationships to benefit their clients.