Mark DeSantis (businessman)
Mark DeSantis is a management consultant and entrepreneur who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the president of Formation3 LLC, a management consulting firm, and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University. DeSantis was also a Republican mayoral candidate in the 2007 Pittsburgh election.
DeSantis was previously the Director of Government Relations for Texas Instruments, Inc. in Washington DC. He served in a number of policy positions in the Federal government including serving as a Senior Policy Analyst in both The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Commerce in the first Bush Administration. He was also on the staff of the late U.S. Senator John Heinz and before that he was a management consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton.
DeSantis headed a GOP-led group called "Citizens for Democratic Reform" that supported the elimination of Allegheny County row offices. In May 2005, this effort succeeded in reducing the number of row offices from 10 to four.
Awards and honors
|Pittsburgh Business Times Entrepreneur of the Year||2009|||
|Republican nominee for Pittsburgh Mayor|