The Airport Area Chamber of Commerce recently recognized the leadership of Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald during an annual State of the County address. Fitzgerald was awarded the “Rich Fitzgerald Distinguished Public Service award. The Chamber recognized Fitzgerald’s pre-pandemic progress revitalizing the airport as a regional economic anchor as well as his stewardship throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Did you know The Allegheny County Executive is the third most powerful elected official in Pennsylvania in terms of the number of citizens represented? Only the Governor and Mayor of Philadelphia represent a larger collection of citizens.
‘Our Region’s Business’ host Bill Flanagan recently sat down with Fitzgerald to reflect on his time as Allegheny County Executive, how far the region has come, and SPC’s role in bringing the region’s counties together.
View the entire interview on wpxi.com.