Janine joined Pugliese Associates as a lobbyist in 2012, bringing more than a decade of private sector experience in business development, consulting and technology sales/ procurement. Her extensive background and proven success in commercial business as well as her ability to secure state government procurements makes her a key ally for Pugliese clients looking to do business with the Commonwealth.
In addition to the technology sector, Janine’s experience includes an ever-broadening range of industry sectors to include healthcare, education, engineering, and hospitality/tourism. Whether the client is a Fortune 100 company or a small to medium sized business (SMB), Janine effectively leverages her skills, knowledge, and relationships to build relationships and promote procurement opportunities that not only benefit Pugliese clients, but also improve government efficiency through public-private collaboration.
Since January of 2013, Janine has served as the Co-Chair of the Government Technology Network for the Technology Council of Central PA (TCCP) and she also now strategically assists TCCP’s Women in Technology Network. In prior years, Janine served as Board Member and Historian for The Civic Club of Harrisburg where she led the Outreach ThroUgh Technology grant-funded project.
Born and raised in Western Pennsylvania, Janine graduated from Penn State University with in Business Administration/Marketing. After living a few years abroad, Janine settled in Harrisburg, over 20 years ago, where still she currently resides with her husband and two children.