Michael Petruzzello

Michael Petruzzello is chief executive officer of Qorvis Communications, a company he helped found. It is one of Washington, D.C.’s leading integrated communications firms. Between 1996 and 1998, he was president of Shandwick Public Affairs in Washington, D.C. before being named its chief executive officer.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Petruzzello was a partner at Bozell Sawyer Miller and an executive vice president of E. Bruce Harrison Company. Mr. Petruzzello was also a political director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, serving as White House liaison for the chamber’s board of directors and expanding and managing a 75,000 member advocacy organization. He is a graduate of The Catholic University of America.