The team at Pugliese Associates takes great pride in the relationships we have cultivated with Pennsylvania’s leaders over the years. We also take our client partnerships very seriously, and work hard for them regardless of the size of the organization or the scope of the project.
The people we serve are the people who know us best.
Here’s what they have to say:
Keystone Human Services has worked with Pugliese Associates for many years. They have been instrumental in helping us to secure necessary funding to maintain and build a variety of services in both intellectual disability and autism that positively impacts and improves the lives of so many people in Pennsylvania. Charlie Hooker, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services
Harristown is proud to be a client of Pugliese Associates. Their work on legislation and appropriations has enabled Harristown and its affiliate companies to improve and expand the downtown business district for the benefit of the City of Harrisburg, its community and our PA State Commonwealth partner. Bradley R. Jones, President and CEO of Harristown
Working with Pugliese Associates enables us at IBM to bring our professional expertise to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Rocco and Janine understand how to navigate the complexity of the state procurement process and their trusted relationships help them deliver results. Dom Cottone, IBM Public Sector, Region Executive
Few understand the actual degree of complexity in navigating the waters of state government the way Rocco Pugliese does. With his team’s collective 150 years of experience, the guidance they have provided has proven to be a wise and invaluable investment for MARC USA. Steve Smith, VP / Group Account Director, MARC USA
We chose to partner with Rocco and his team at Pugliese Associates to expand our presence with the Commonwealth. Exceeding our expectations, the team not only delivered prompt short-term results but also continues to cultivate valuable new relationships for our firm and our clients. Rocco and his team are skilled at building connections that deliver growth, exposure, cost savings, and success for their clients. Robert J. Murphy, Principal and CEO, Boyer & Ritter
In an extremely challenging budget year, Rocco’s team was successful in increasing our reimbursement from the Department of Education by an additional $1 million. His team worked with us to accomplish the seemingly impossible task of increasing funding for our children, many of whom face significant developmental and physical challenges. John Barber, President/CEO, Barber National Institute
The University of Pittsburgh has a long and productive relationship with Pugliese Associates, working with us to enhance the University’s presence in Harrisburg. With Pugliese Associates, Pitt has an organization working for it with years of institutional knowledge and a stellar reputation. Rocco and his associates are extremely capable on a wide range of issues and always available to provide help and guidance on appropriation, legislation and other issues. Paul Supowitz, Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, University of Pittsburgh
Rocco and his team have the experience, knowledge and ability to deal with issues that affect our organization on a daily basis. We rely on them for guidance and recommendations that will help position our Local Development District Association as leaders in the economic development delivery system. Kevin Abrams, Executive Director, Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission
We rely on Pugliese Associates for their solid counsel and relentless energy in communicating our role in the community and importance to key decision makers. Bernard Havard, President & Producing Artistic Director, Walnut Street Theatre
WES Health Centers has provided essential healthcare services to the residents of Philadelphia for many years. To reach our long-time goal of expansion within the communities we serve, we must convince critical elected officials, policy makers and stakeholders to support our efforts. Pugliese Associates’ expert advice and guidance have been critical to making our recent expansion and continued success possible. We look forward to many years of positive, successful collaboration. Dennis E. Cook, President and CEO of WES Health System
The team at Pugliese Associates has supported my colleagues and me with all the professional support and execution that you expect from a first class lobbying firm. Their analysis, technical support, domain knowledge and expertise, are stellar and they are key to the success and growth ESmith Legacy has enjoyed in Pennsylvania. Jerry L. Johnson, Vice Chairman of ESmith Legacy
Pugliese Associates has been an invaluable resource for better understanding how to achieve organizational goals within state government, reaching across party lines and beyond geographical areas to gain support. They are adept at locating additional capital and programmatic funding opportunities to meet organizational needs. Lynette M. Brown-Sow, President of L.M. Brown Management Group, LLC