DeMarco Elected Chair of CONNECT

DeMarcoThumbnail_002Daniel L. DeMarco, Hill Group Vice President and General Counsel, was elected chair of the Congress of Neighboring Communities (CONNECT). The election was held at the annual meeting of the Congress in June.

CONNECT is an organization that promotes cooperation and collaboration between the City of Pittsburgh and the 37 municipalities that comprise the region’s urban core. It cultivates a forum for new ways to maximize economic prosperity in southwestern Pennsylvania.

“EMS funding will top our priorities during my term,” said DeMarco. “We have done some excellent work in moving this forward for our members. However, we must now put more focus towards completing our long-range plan in order to push this project across the finish line.”

Public transit and water and sewer issues also remain top concerns for CONNECT members. “All of these require long-term assistance, and CONNECT is the perfect vehicle to voice the needs of our region to state and federal government leaders.”

Since 2000, DeMarco has also served as Commissioner of the First Ward of Ross Township (Allegheny County), one of the largest townships in Pennsylvania with over 30,000 residents. DeMarco is a graduate of Allegheny College and Duquesne University School of Law.

In his capacity as Vice President of The Hill Group, DeMarco provides leadership and oversees human resources activities. As General Counsel, Dan advises the firm on legal affairs, provides legal representation, analysis of legal issues, and administers contracts.

The Hill Group, Inc., a national management consulting firm founded in 1953, is a premier provider of management counsel, specializing in strategy, operations, and measurement. The Hill Group serves a wide range of private and public sector clients, including large corporations, institutions, nonprofits, and governments